By Gail Doby, ASID Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Small businesses tend to run on slim margins. That makes efficiency a high priority if you want to hit your profit targets. After the plans have been made and the budget set, you have one more important task to undertake to prepare yourself for…

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Photo credit: Emily Wilson The first question is – do you have a design philosophy? And if not, what is driving your business? Your design philosophy is key because it should drive everything you do and every decision you make in your business. It should represent what you stand for and it should be written…

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Refine Your Business Vision

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting If you’ve been running an interior design business for some time, you have a pretty good idea of what works and doesn’t work for you. You’ve achieved a certain level of success and managed to maintain it year in and year out.…

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Branding Your Business

By Nick May Owner of Walls by Design The first thing that usually comes to mind when branding is mentioned is a logo and name. These are integral parts of your brand, but there is so much more when you brand your business. But before we get into all that let’s talk about what branding…

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Teach Your Team To Be Accountable

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching at Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Do your employees know that you expect them to be accountable? Or do you avoid addressing accountability because you want to avoid confrontation?  If you teach your employees to be accountable they will feel more productive and if they are then adding…

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Celebrate 2020!

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Here we are, kicking off a new year and a new decade. We can’t help but wonder what they might have in store for us. One thing is for sure. It’s up to us to make the most of whatever it is.…

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