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.

3 Keys to Building Your Interior Design Brand

Your brand is one of the most powerful tools you have to attract and engage clients. With so many channels available today to communicate with prospective clients and market your services, having a strong, unique brand that will help your firm stand out from the competition is more important than ever. A strong brand has…

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How to Hire Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting

Are you aware of all that Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting has to offer and how to go about adding us to your team? Even if you have attended some of our events, either in-person or online, you may not be familiar with the many paths and programs that we offer. Whether you’re just starting…

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Being the Resolution | Committments of Conscious Leadership #15

As we conclude the series on the Conscious Leadership Group’s (CLG) commitments of conscious leadership, they encourage those motivated to become conscious leaders to then become the resolution – not the problem. Being the resolution also offers the opportunity to incorporate a variety of conscious leadership commitments previously covered. Remember that conscious leadership operates above…

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Lend Your Voice to the Interior Design Industry Survey

We at Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting always want to know more about how interior designers and their businesses are doing, whether they are our clients or not. The more we know, the better we can respond to your needs. So much has happened in the past two years, we want to catch up on…

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Hard Skills and Soft Skills for Designers

Ask an interior designer what’s something they didn’t learn in design school that they wish they had, and they are likely to mention how to deal with clients. The same is true for other creatives. Graphic designers, photographers, architects and illustrators, many of whom are self-employed or work in a small firm, all struggle with…

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How to Cultivate Intrapreneurs in Your Company

Do you have intrapreneurs on your team? Are you hiring and encouraging intrapreneurs on your team? Most people understand the qualities that are apparent in a successful entrepreneur. These include leadership, charisma, adaptability, along with a clear vision and the ability to motivate their team to achieve their goals. An intrapreneur, a term coined in…

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Collaborate and Compete – A Winning Formula for Success

Winning is a great feeling. When you land a new project or gain a new client you feel validated. Your work and your talent are valued. You’ve demonstrated that you are just as worthy as those other designers out there, maybe better. So shouldn’t you play to win? Well, yes and no. There’s nothing wrong…

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Creating Win-For-All Solutions | Committments of Conscious Leadership #14

Do you see life as a “zero-sum game” – creating win/lose solutions for whatever challenges or opportunities seem to come your way? If you are truly committed to becoming a conscious rather than an unconscious leader, the Conscious Leadership Group (CLG) encourages leaders to approach challenges or opportunities with a conscious leader mentality. Conscious leaders…

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What You May Not Know About Problem Solving in Business

When it comes to running a business, interior designers have a critical asset that many managers lack—a problem-solving mindset. Doing design is all about solving problems, large and small. So, too, is managing a business. However, some of the types of problems that arise in operating a business are different from those that designers encounter…

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