So you want to see an increase at your bottom line but (and it’s a biggie) your frugality is killing your design profits. You’re not willing to invest what is necessary in your interior design business to get better clients, bigger projects, and more rewarding work. That sucks. Here are 5 ways frugality is killing […]

5 Ways Frugality is Killing Your Design Profits

Are you counting your pennies instead of your profits?

The bottom line is that when you apply these interior design time mastery tips, you’ll get more done in less time with far less stress. Will you take the challenge? STEP ONE: Create your master list of everything you do during business hours each week. I know, it’s going to be a massively long list, […]

INTERIOR DESIGN TIME MASTERY: YOUR CHALLENGE

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When you want the best interior design business coach for you and your practice, there are 5 key criteria to consider in making your decision. Every designer is unique and your coach needs to understand your values, your specific goals, and your strengths and weaknesses (and cater to your strengths.) This is not a one-size […]

HOW TO FIND THE BEST INTERIOR DESIGN BUSINESS COACH FOR YOU

Nothing is more important than your interior design business growth. You’ve got to invest your time in the tasks and actions, in your practice, that will deliver the greatest impact. There are 7 deadly distractions that plague interior designers whether just starting out or established for 10-20 years. Read the list here and see if […]

7 Deadly Distractions Stopping Your Interior Design Business Growth

Outsourcing is the answer to ditching deadly distractions when you want to grow your interior design practice.

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Do you struggle getting organized? If you do, you’re not alone. I’ve worked with many clients who struggled staying organized. I’ll never forget visiting a client for the second time, years ago. It had been six months since our first visit and at the time I’d reviewed all of her samples and provided guidance and […]

Getting Organized: Are You a Sample Hoarder?

Tips On Getting Organized: Stop Hoarding Your Samples!

Are passive income streams something you have considered during your interior design career? Well, if you have, stop considering, and start doing! While you may have a full slate of projects and clients in real time, you also have the opportunity to add passive revenue streams to your design practice.  In fact, it may be […]

5 Passive Income Streams for Interior Design Pros

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Interior design referrals are the lifeblood of your interior design business.   While they will happen organically, you can do a lot to ensure they happen on a regular, predictable basis. But I do have a cautionary tale about how NOT to lose interior design referrals… Growing Your Interior Design Business With Referrals: What Not to […]

Interior Design Referrals: How to Grow Your Business

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The fastest path to growing your business and your revenue is to build better client relationships.  Business is all about relationships, and particularly the business of design.  As design professionals we often have unprecedented access to our clients’ private lives and idiosyncrasies (whether we want to or not!) The stronger the relationship you craft, the […]

5 Simple Steps to Build Better Client Relationships

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Your business growth is intrinsically tied to the words you use, dictated by the thoughts you think. When you use powerful words that indicate wealth, possibility, and abundance, that is going to follow. When instead, you get stuck in a pattern of using weak words, lack and limitation are likely to follow.  Power marketing words […]

Power Marketing Words: How to Erase the Limitations of a Budget

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