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How I Scaled Service PODCAST

Episode 12: Media Innovation
Featuring Diane Strand , Founder of JDS Studio

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"My business grew and grew on a fast track. when you are involved in your community doors open up to you." Diane Strand 

In this episode your host, Genesis Amaris Kemp, talks with Diane Strand of JDS Studio on her work in the entertainment industry and media arts. Learn how Diane took a neglected area in her community and turned it into a thriving business she loves. 

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ABOUT Diane strand

Diane was drawn to the arts at a young age and chose to focus her education on theatre and  journalism, where she earned an AA in liberal Arts at Fullerton JC. She then attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where she pursued acting professionally until realizing her passion for producing. She later received her BA in TV Production & Media Marketing from California State University Northridge.

Diane founded JDS Video & Media Productions, Inc. in May of 2003, with her partner in both life & business, Scott Strand. In January 2010 Diane started a Drama Club program in the Temecula Unified School District. With such a huge response she created an Actors Studio for all ages, teaching the technique & craft of Acting. It later became known as JDS Actors Studio. In 2014 Diane and Scott co founded JDS Creative Academy. JDSCA works with mainstream fostering at rexkeith, as well as special needs adults with developmental disabilities. The program provides career pathways and visual performing/digital arts for all walks of life. 

Show notes + LINKs

Our interview was so enlightening and valuable as we discussed things like:

  • How to know when it's the right time to start your entrepreneur journey 

  • What quality to look for when hiring 

  • How to grow your business well past 6 figures 

  • What method Diane uses to stay focused and increase productivity

...and so much more!


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