Goal Setting

Taking a Break Is Good For Your Psyche

By Drue Lawlor, FASID,
We’ve encouraged you to calendar your week and we’ve talked about the value of “time chunking”, but are you including “recharge” breaks on your calendar? Designers are often so focused on fitting as much as possible into their days so that taking a break –often seems crazy and impossible. Yet plenty of studies have proven the value of including short breaks in your day as well as longer breaks that might even include a short out of town trip.

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Time to Switch Up Your Marketing Plan?

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consultiing How did last year’s marketing plan work out for you? Did you bring in the new business you hoped for? Were the revenues you earned worth the time and money you put into your marketing efforts? If not, it’s time to take…

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Marketing Makeover

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching at Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Photo Credit-@bakerbroductions “Marketing is a contest for people’s attention.” ~Seth Godin It’s a brand new year and the perfect time to look back at 2018, evaluate your marketing plan – what was successful and worth repeating as well as what may need…

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Create a Values-Driven Business

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching  Consulting and Design Success University Photo Credit-DesiLu Photography We hear a lot these days about socially responsible business. People want to work for, do business with, and support companies that set a larger goal for themselves than just focusing on the bottom line. If…

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Fire Yourself

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching at Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Photo Credit-@bakerbroductions Are you the CEO of your business, or do you just “work for yourself.” You definitely work for yourself if you are trying to do everything yourself. You need to face the fact that there are only 24 hours in…

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Freedom of Time

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting How many of us have wished for more time at one point or another – or possibly every day! During this month, as we celebrate American’s freedom with Independence Day in the United States, it’s a wonderful time to think about another kind…

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Celebrate Your Wins

By Gail Doby. ASID CVO & Co-Founder, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting & Design Success University Our company has just reached a significant milestone – 10 years of serving interior designers and helping them achieve more profit and renewing their passion for design. We hope you’re one of those success stories. I was prepping our…

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Design Your Business for Profit

How to turn revenue into income, by business transformation consultant Gail Doby If your business isn’t earning a profit, you’re working for free. If you can afford to do that, we’re truly envious. If not, read on to find out how you can turn more of your business’s revenue into your personal income. Read more……

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What Is Your Vision?

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting “Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there.” John P. Kotter A “vision” has been described as “seeing your desired future as though it was already here.” Without a vision statement for your business, it is impossible…

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