Something miraculous happens when we allow outside help into our small business. We can fully focus on the aspects of business that we love while those not so great or less desirable tasks are taken care of elsewhere. When you operate as a manager as opposed to being a jack of all trades, your ... Read More about What is a Receiver and How Can Your Design Business Benefit From Using One?
The question of whether to charge for the initial interior design consultations is one that circles around most industries to some degree. In interior design, it's a prevalent and ongoing debate. Brand new designers or those with years of experience who are taking the leap from employee to business ... Read More about Why you Should Be Charging for Interior Design Consultations
Have you ever been to restaurant where the service was great right up until you wanted the bill? Suddenly the attentive wait staff was nowhere to be found and you sat at your table for what seemed like an eternity waiting for someone to notice you. It can change your perception of the entire evening ... Read More about Can an Offboarding Process Improve Your Business?
Have you ever seen a baby bird leaving the nest for the first time? Taking flight with their unsteady technique and newfound amazement they just do what instinctually feels right. Now think about starting your interior design business. Your instincts kicked in, just like the baby bird. Your ... Read More about How to Create Processes to Improve Your Interior Design Business
It’s tricky to talk about an interior design consultation because we can be talking about two separate things. There’s the stand-alone consultation or consultation that is a precursor to a larger project. And each one should be prepared for and treated differently. If you’ve found yourself getting ... Read More about 5 Tips for Creating a Successful Design Consultation
We're pretty fortunate as an industry that generally speaking one of our slower months is December. It gives us time to get into the holiday mood but don't run off and leave your desk filled with the remnants of 2022. How you wrap up the year is how you begin the new year. And who wouldn't rather ... Read More about How to Successfully Wrap up the Year in Your Design Business