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Client Communication

Filed under Communication, Return on Interiors, Working with Clients

Client Communication Can we start the year out with some awesome client communication? The kind of communication that helps you avoid mixups, delays and mistakes- and creates a beautiful client-designer collaboration? Heck ya! Communication is essential to a happy client/designer relationship! Who has time to re-do, re-work and re-start at any point during the design process? […]

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Through Discipline Comes Freedom

Filed under Design Business, Return on Interiors

Through Discipline Comes Freedom              -Aristotle It is DAY #3 of 2017 and a word keeps bouncing around in my mind. The word is… DISCIPLINE The word is not a favorite word…It conjures up other words like- confine, restrict, constrict. You get the image. Think jail cell. *wink* I have always been […]

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It’s OK to Take a Rest!

Filed under Design Business

It’s OK to Take a Rest! It is the LAST week of the year and isn’t it amazing how much your life has slowed down? Baaahaha! Mine hasn’t either! BUT, as of today, I am jumping off the “doing stuff” train! You need to jump off that train, too:) It doesn’t have to be this week, […]

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Annual Goal Setting

Filed under Design Business, Return on Interiors

Annual Goal Setting As a designer, you work hard ALL year, fulfilling the dreams of your clients! By the end of the year, you may have nothing left in your reserve tanks to give! You wonder what you have to show for all of that hard work. Did you spend your year working towards the goals you wanted to achieve? Or […]

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Blogging Editorial Calendar

Filed under Design Business, Return on Interiors

Blogging Editorial Calendar I have two more blog posts to write until the end of the year…and I can’t believe I did it!! What, say you? I actually got a blog out every Tuesday this entire year! Was it easy? Hells to the bells, no! I mean, I did move continents; I have the SLOWEST […]

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Client Attraction

Filed under Design Projects, Return on Interiors, Working with Clients

Client Attraction How do you attract clients? As designers, we get so crazy dealing with our day to day business, that we forget that we need new clients until that job is over! Yes, I am talking about new clients, but remember, that your best clients are often repeat clients. So, you better take care of your existing clients as well! How […]

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Prioritize Your To-Do List

Filed under Design Business, Return on Interiors

Prioritize Your To-Do List We all have to-do lists. We write stuff done and then, BOOM! We are overwhelmed. We don’t know where to start, so we either do nothing or we take the easiest thing and get it done. Then, we look back at our list and become overwhelmed again. AHHHHHH! (Yep, I am screaming out loud!) When I stay up […]

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Results and Weekend Pics!

Filed under Architecture, Art, Design Business, Design Inspiration

Results and Weekend Pics! Thank you, thank you for responding to the survey!!! I know your time is precious, so I really appreciate it!! Results Drumroll, please… What topics will help you with your design business? 1 Checklists and systems 2 Marketing 3 Client relationships and management 4 Financials 5 Design details 6 Organization What […]

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