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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Gratitude

By Drue Lawlor, FASID As many are in the midst of celebrating the Christmas season and thinking ahead to the New Year, it’s a perfect time to stop and reflect on that for which you can be grateful – both in your personal and professional life…Gratitude Grows Your Business! As you make your “gratitude list”,…

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By Karen B. Wolf, ASID Karen B. Wolf Interiors I recently had the opportunity to visit Holiday House NYC which is the brain child of Iris Danker, a breast cancer survivor and arts supporter. Proceeds from the Show House support BCRF, Breast Cancer Research Foundation and thus far has raised over 1.3 MM to support…

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Happy Holidays!

The lead up to the holidays is one of the busiest times of year for most designers. Indeed, many a designer has spent the last few hours before the beginning of the holidays putting the finishing touches on a project so that everything will be perfect for their client’s celebration with family and friends. All…

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Is your marketing strategy ready for 2020? Do you even have a marketing plan that identifies your marketing strategies? Hopefully you will accept some advice as you gear up for your 2020 marketing strategies. First of all review and evaluate your marketing efforts in 2019. Make a list and identify which, if any, strategies you…

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Shopping For Spouses

Let me first clear up any possible confusion. I am not offering dating advice. If you are in the market for a spouse, you need to scroll to the next article. Seriously though, I do want to talk about doing more to engage spouses in the interior design process. They often are overlooked but have…

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What is your “2020 vision” for your design business? If you have no vision and no plan, how will you get where you would like to go? This month before we face the new year is the perfect time to review the vision for your company, assess the past year, set goals for the new…

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