Archive for August 2018

Get Inspired At Fall HPMKT

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting There is a quote on the High Point website from a friend and member of my local design community, Jeanne Chung, stating “I can’t afford to just hear about trends. I have to experience them for myself.” It caused me to think about…

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Take More Vacations

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO & Co-Founder, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting & Design Success University We designers invest a lot in our businesses – a lot of our time and a lot of ourselves. Sometimes we forget that both time and our energies are limited. Driving away day after day at your business may…

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Trending Now | Aussie COBO

By Karen B. Wolf Karen B. Wolf Interiors From down under, Australian COBO aka Coastal Boho with an Aussie twist is lighting up Pinterest and Instagram with its South Pacific relaxed chic. I am personally crushing on this design style. Think neutral, white infused, layers of texture, natural woods, 70’s rattan, sage, saturated natural light…

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Increase Your Profit

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Including visits to fall and spring markets at High Point and/or summer and winter visits to Las Vegas in your annual budget can offer you opportunities to increase your profit, whether you provide purchasing services or just specify product. First, if you offer…

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Delegate 3 Things

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO & Co-Founder, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting & Design Success University Photo Credit-@Bakerbroductions When designers tell me they are overloaded, overworked and stressed out, my immediate advice to them is to delegate more. Let’s face it; most of us are control freaks. We’ve spent years formulating and executing our own…

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Worried About Finding Your Next Client?

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Photo credit-@bakerbroductions One of the most common worries of most designers is “where will I find my next client?” Before you worry about the answer to that question, let me ask you – who are you looking for? Who is your ideal client?…

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