Interior Design Business
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4 Tips for Creating a System small business organization systems and processes

In business, there is only ONE way to "work smarter, not harder," and that is to systemize what you do most often. In other words, you want to create a streamlined process or plan that you follow every single time for your repeatable tasks. That helps you use YOUR time more efficiently, it helps...

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Why You Need Business Systems small business management systems and processes

So many small businesses are started as a passion project - which is AWESOME! Of course you want to be fully committed and excited about what your company has to offer. But then, a few months into your new business, you realize that it IS a business! And it can start to seem very overwhelming...

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Organize Your Office for Success organization organization tips

The first month of the year is a traditional time to organize your home. So why not make it the traditional time to organize your business? We spend a lot of time as CEOs thinking about projects, creativity, products, and marketing, and we often FORGET about the day-to-day office tasks that can...

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New Year, New You goals setting annual goals

The New Year really does give us the opportunity to look back at where we've been, and look ahead to where we want to go. It's the BEST time to set your goals and intentions for 2024, especially for your business! But there's always a catch - too often we set goals on Jan. 1, and then forget...

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Looking Ahead- The Design Business in 2024 business tips business trends

Last week, we looked back at 2023 and how it went for the interior design business. It was another crazy year, right?! So what does 2024 look like? I don't have a crystal ball, of course, but if we pay attention to economic and consumer trends out there, we can take a pretty good guess at some...

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Looking Back- The Design Business in 2023 interior design business review year in review

It's the time of year when we review where we've been and where we going in our businesses. And this year I think it's a good idea to take a look at the big picture as we think about what we want to set for our own personal and company goals. This week, I'm going to talk about how things went in...

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4 Smart Tips for Revenue Streams passive income revenue streams

When our design business slows down for whatever reason, we tend to think about extra revenue streams to help us over the hump. But remember that those almost never turn out to make you "money while you sleep." There is still work involved, as well as an investment of money. I'm not telling...

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You can call it customer service, client support, or customer care but all of those phrases mean one thing - taking care of your clients! And in the interior design business, that has NEVER been more important than it is today. Why? Because that client attention is what sets YOU apart from your...

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OK - everyone have their seatbelts on? If you listen to economists and forecasters, 2024 is going to be a bit of a bumpy ride. But work that you do NOW can help you avoid some of the bigger potholes. I know you're busy and that we're heading into the craziness of the holidays, but we need to look...

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