On today’s podcast, Gail and Erin talk with Marissa Matiyasic, principal, Reflections Interior Design. Marissa set a goal to accomplish her list in 90 days, but ran through it in about two months.  “It was kind of a domino effect,” she said.  “Once you change one thing it makes sense to just keep going with it.” 

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On today’s podcast Gail and Erin talk with Vicky Serany, founder and principal designer, Southern Studio Interior Design. The biggest lesson, she said, was to learn to believe in herself.  “I wish I had gained more confidence earlier,” she remarked.  “If I were to do things differently, I would not hold back.”

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Fear of numbers.  It sounds silly, doesn’t it?  Yet that’s what designers often say to me is why they don’t pay more attention to their business’s financial statements.  They find the numbers intimidating or confusing.  They don’t understand what all those columns and accounting terms mean.  They’d rather let a bookkeeper or CPA keep watch…

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Many designers have a hard time thinking of themselves as businesspeople. Taking charge of your business can make all the difference. In today’s podcast Gail and Erin talk with Kim Raymond, owner and principal architect of Kim Raymond Architects & Interiors.

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“Curiosity is the very basis of education.” Arnold Edinborough On the journey to becoming a conscious leader, commitment to learning through curiosity is the next step, and the foundation for that step involves self-awareness and learning agility. As mentioned previously, unconscious leaders are focused on wanting to be right and consequently exhibit what is described…

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Denver, CO, April 5, 2021—Gail Doby, co-founder and chief vision officer, of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting began her coaching and consulting business several years ago because she wanted to save interior designers the stress and suffering that she had experienced while running her own design firm.  After helping literally thousands of designers find remarkable…

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For some people, financial freedom means being debt-free.  For others, it means having enough money to pay the bills and a little bit extra to cover emergencies.  Still others seek long-term financial security and have built up reserves of cash and investments to hedge against unforeseen future expenses.  And then there are those for whom…

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