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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...

Mid-Year Planning for Achieving Your Goals Part 1

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...

Improve Your Marketing Vocabulary Part 2

Arming yourself with more knowledge about marketing will only make you more successful in your business. Even if you yourself don’t perform the marketing tasks or even develop the strategy, the more you know, the better you can guide those who do this work for you. This is the second of a three-part series of marketing vocabulary terms you need...

Save Time + Money with Marketing Automation

Marketing automation is software that businesses can utilize to automate and streamline marketing actions such as emails or social media. The software replaces repetitive, manual tasks with automated campaigns or posts. It can also be your marketing hub — where you go to determine which marketing strategies work or don’t work for your company and...