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…

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Everyone faces challenges during their lives but rather than focusing on the “woulda, coulda, shoulda’s” focus instead on how to use past experiences to your advantage. What seemed like roadblocks can be used to help you to be better able to get through adversity and become stronger because of those experiences. The bigger the challenge…

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You are only as good as your team” and it’s up to you as a leader to inspire and motivate your team to help ensure the success of your firm. Being an inspirational force at your firm will motivate your team to look forward to coming to work and giving 100%+ – which in turn…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Photo Credit-Stark Photography Are self-doubt and fear of failure keeping you from achieving the dreams you have for your business? Do you admire—maybe even envy a little—peers who exude self-confidence and success, and wish you could be more like them? Well, you can, if you are willing to devote some time and effort to developing…

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As some states and municipalities begin to relax stay-at-home restrictions, employers have a big decision to make as to when and how to re-open their businesses. Two of their biggest challenges are how to ensure the workplace is safe and how to convince employees it’s okay for them to return. Maintaining social distancing measures and…

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Effective time management is the key to maximizing productivity. At the end of the day, it’s not the amount of effort you put into your work but what you do with that effort that produces results. With so many demands and disruptions vying for our attention, the challenge for many of us is keeping ourselves…

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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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