Posts by Gail Doby

Setting Boundaries for Clients

Setting Boundaries with Clients

By Gail Doby, ASID Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting You owe it to your clients to do your very best for them. You owe it to them to listen and be respectful of their needs and wishes. You don’t, however, owe them every minute of your day. For the sake of your productivity…

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Do You Have A Brand Or A Business?

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Photo Credit: @bakerbroductions How do most of your clients find you? Do they seek you out, or do they happen to come across your work, along with that of dozens of other designers, through a random search? One of the biggest differences…

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Loving Your Clients

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting We all have our favorites clients. They are the ones who truly value our services, heap tons of praise on our designs, and freely refer their friends and associates to us. Others we just click with personally and enjoy being in their…

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Build Your Team’s Skills

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Photo Credit-@bakerbroductions Would you like to have more time to devote to areas of your business you feel need shoring up or are being neglected? Do you wish you could offload some of the routine tasks that keep you from doing work…

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Starting Your Year Off Right

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Photo Credit-@bakerbroductions Who’s that making a list and checking it twice? No, not Santa Claus. It’s a well-organized, successful businessperson putting things in order at the start of a new year. Just like a project punch list, an annual checklist of key…

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Plan for Cuts in 2019

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Taking a read on what’s in store for interior design services in 2019, we are not getting any clear signals. Some, but not all, designers have experienced a tapering off in business over the past several months. Forecasts for the housing and…

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Gratitude for Your Gifts

By Gail Doby ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Photo Credit: DesiLu Photography This Thanksgiving, as you gather with family and friends to acknowledge the many blessings and joys you have in your life, don’t forget to give thanks for your gifts. I am thinking especially about your talents, your aesthetic sensibility,…

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Focused on the Top Line Instead of the Bottom Line?

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting and Design Success University How do you measure your business’s success? If you follow the financial news, you might assume what matters most are your revenues, the amount of money flowing into your bank account. That’s the top line on your profit…

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Fall Forward Quickly

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO & Co-Founder, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting & Design Success University Photo Credit-@bakerbroductions Any entrepreneur or small business owner will tell you, the road to success is marked with a thousand stumbles. We make mistakes. Hopefully, we learn from them. And we move on. Those who are really successful have…

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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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