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.

Marketing for the Holidays & Beyond in a Covid World

Now is definitely the time to create interest with your clients in preparation for the holidays and beyond. The conversation can focus on the upcoming holidays but also on how their home is working and will continue to work for them in the New Year. Now is the time to reach out with ideas through…

Create the Mindset to Finish Strong

Photo Credit: Jason Hayes Consult any number of experts on what determines business success and you’re likely to find about as many different answers. One thing is certain, though. You can’t achieve success unless you can envision what success looks like or create the mindset. Regardless of where you are now, as you look ahead,…

Giving Yourself Grace

Photo Credit: Emily Wilson We’ve been seeing preparations for and recovery from major storms and fires. Many are facing the unknown as to whether your child will attend school virtually or in person. For some families both parents and children are working from home in spaces not often set up for that arrangement – even…

To Move Forward, You May Need to Change

Photo Credit: Stark Photography It’s said that nothing succeeds like success. If you want to grow your business, though, sometimes you have to recognize that what made you successful up to now won’t guarantee success going forward. In fact, it may hold you back. That may include the members of your team. Letting go of…

Building Stronger More Effective Teams

Photo Credit: Emily Wilson Photography A successful company functions more effectively and productively when the employees of that company operate with a team mindset – each member identifying with a particular role or roles and focused on the long term goals of the company. Effective teams will help a business to grow and flourish. So…

Plan Now for a Great Year-End

Photo Credit: Emily Wilson Photography No matter whether your business has been thrashing or thriving so far this year, you still have plenty of time left to steer it toward a strong finish. You may not have all the answers to your questions, but don’t let that stop you from revisiting and resetting your goals…

2020 Genius Exchange Recap

Innovation (creativity) comes more easily with management (processes, etc.) set in place. “Failures lead to successes”. These were among the many pieces of valuable advice shared by keynote speaker and former CEO of Cree Lighting, Chuck Swoboda, were just the beginning of two days filled with advice, information and even the chance for the over…

Identify What’s Holding You Back

Are you feeling stuck or frustrated that your business is not doing as well or growing as fast as you’d like? It happens to most business owners every now and then. Things are going fine, and then you hit a plateau or roadblock that you can’t seem to get past. When that occurs, you need…

Ignite Your Creativity & Imagination

“Curiosity about life in all its aspects, I think is still the secret of great creative people.” – Leo Burnett Curiosity is something that we observe in children, but too often it gets lost as we get older. Following are 5 suggestions for you to recharge your curiosity and ignite your creativity and imagination –…

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