Great accomplishments begin with grand visions.  Give yourself permission to dream big and go for it.  The sooner you begin, the sooner your dream will come true. In this podcast, Gail and Erin talk with interior designer Cheryl Stauffer, CEO and principal, Crimson Design Group.

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Do you shy away from a new challenge or task, afraid you might make a mistake or not succeed?  Don’t block that fear or succumb to it.  More than acknowledge it, welcome it.  It’s trying to tell you something. In this podcast Gail and Erin talk with interior designer Lori McRae, co-founder and partner, Frederick McRae Ltd.

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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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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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