Our Mission

Help 100 design firms reach $2.5 million in annual revenue with 20% profit

At Gail Doby Coaching and Consulting we all come to work every day to solve the biggest problems that Interior Designer face in their business. The nagging problems that keep them awake at night, many of the same issues that every business owner face. Even successful Interior Designers struggle to find the right clients, increase their bottom-line profits, and have access to solid business guidance that they can count on.

Throughout the history of Interior Design, people come out of school with little to no business building knowledge. Our mission at Gail Doby Coaching and Consulting is to help 100 design firms reach $2.5 million in annual revenue with 20% profit. The truth is you have to have both, revenue and bottom-line profits to be sustainable. We have helped design firms 10x their revenue and profits in little as six months using our proven proprietary formulas.

Are You a Conscious or an Unconscious Leader?

Most people realize that a leader sets the tone and culture of a group or organization and you may feel that you make a “conscious” effort to be a good leader, so you may feel you are a conscious leader – but are you really?  The Conscious Leadership Group (CLG), consultants to numerous companies and…

Spring Market Moves to June

In order to provide a safe and satisfactory environment for all participants, the High Point Market Authority has moved the dates for Spring Market to early June.  This year, Spring Market will run from Saturday, June 5 through Wednesday, June 9.  Unlike last fall’s Market, attendees do not need to select a block of three…

Meaningful Relationships Help You Run a Business

Entrepreneurs know that there are many challenges in running a business, but if as you build your business, you also build strong relationships, the rewards are great. “Building relationships is one of the strongest skill sets related to leadership effectiveness,” says Jean Leslie, a researcher at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). Building meaningful relationships…

How Do You Value Creativity?

Expertise, experience, knowledge, ability, execution.  They are all important factors in why a client chooses to hire you rather than another designer.  But in large part, your reputation and your appeal derive from your creativity.  As a designer, that’s a huge plus.  As a business owner, though, it presents a conundrum.  How do you value…

Maxwell’s Law of the Lid – Are You an Effective Leader?

John Maxwell was named the “#1 Most Influential Business Leader” by the American Business Association and he has been ranked the #1 Leadership Expert in the world by Inc Magazine year after year. He offers leadership development programs and has written numerous books – most of which are focused on leadership – so you could…

Is Your Business in Need of Alignment?

To operate effectively and efficiently all the parts of your business need to be working toward the same goals and objectives. From time to time, though, operations can get out of whack, such as when there’s a new hire, change in strategy, or decision to expand into a new line of business or take on…

5 Suggestions to Help Pave the Road to Success

How strong is your drive to achieve your goals? As we move into a new year it’s a good time to evaluate your vision and how you plan to achieve it. It is also important to remember that it is not enough to start on the road to success – but you need to be…

Move Your Mindset

All of us have a view of ourselves and of the world that we’ve constructed over the years from our experiences and relationships with others. It is grounded in our values, our beliefs, our aspirations, and our successes and failures. We couldn’t function effectively without it. And yet, if we are not open to new…

New Year, New Opportunities

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret to getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks and then starting on the first one.” —Mark Twain What better time than the start of a new year to take a thorough look at your business and identify the changes and…

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