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Taking Small Actions

Let's talk about action. Tiny action is better than no action hands down, any day of the week. Watch the video for a breakdown of this process and some great examples of how you can take small actions to move your business forward. Take one small action now — signing up for my Interior Design Biz CEO™ coaching program — to...

Marketing Through a Rough Period

I recently sent out a series of emails about marketing through uncertain periods of time like the one we're in currently. In case you missed it, I want to share (very briefly) my personal story about what happened to my family in 2008. Listen to my story, and thn download the freebie below to ramp up your marketing today! ...

Ditch perfection, go for done!

Here's a story that has stuck with me for years for two reasons. In the early years of my business, when I still provided marketing services, I was always hustling. I had a full-time job as a magazine editor, and I was launching my marketing business on the side. And I had kids, a husband, dogs, all the things. I was, honestly, a bit overwhelmed...

Getting Unstuck

Feeling "stuck" can take on many forms in your business. You might feel as though you can't make more money, you can't get better clients/projects, you can't get a handle on your finances, you can't get organized. It's possible you've tried to improve in all of these areas and have not seen results. Or maybe you find yourself paralyzed by...

Turning Around “Lack” Mindset

I have been noticing a serious "lack" mindset in the people around me lately. Some from clients, some from colleagues. I hear things like: Clients won't spend that much money I can't sell any more than this because people are just not buying I have to discount the price to get anyone to buy I just can't make the amount of money I dream of making...

You’re Already a CEO, Now You Just Need to Act Like One

Running a business can be a challenge — especially for interior designers because you’re not taught in design school how to be an entrepreneur. It’s easy to find yourself feeling a little bit lost and definitely overwhelmed with everything it takes to be successful. Managing your business vision, finances, marketing, sales, a team or...

3 Steps to Beat Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome. We all suffer from it at least occasionally in one or several areas of our lives. For many, this manifests in our work lives. Especially for entrepreneurs.Do you sometimes have thoughts that sound similar to these:Who am I to be doing [insert job or task here]?What if I'm not good enough at [insert job or task...

3 Things You Must Do to Write a Blog Post

Interior designers rely heavily on their websites to display their portfolios — pictures are worth 1000 words, right? Well, yes and no. While it’s important for your prospects to be able to see your work, it’s also important that you offer them relevant content to consume as part of the getting to know, like and trust-you process. A blog is an...

Mid-Year Planning for Achieving Your Goals Part 3

So, you know how September rolls around and you start thinking about planning for the upcoming year? Then before you ever get a chance to write down any goals or even make notes — BAM! — you’re knee-deep in the holidays. All your planning and strategizing dreams are in the toilet until January — when you should be acting on them! This is why I...

Mid-Year Planning for Achieving Your Goals Part 2

So, you know how September rolls around and you start thinking about planning for the upcoming year? Then before you ever get a chance to write down any goals or even make notes — BAM! — you’re knee-deep in the holidays. All your planning and strategizing dreams are in the toilet until January — when you should be acting on them! This is why I...