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I’m thrilled to offer a unique opportunity for a select group of interior designers to attend an immersive two-day workshop in an intimate setting.

This work shop is meticulously designed to equip you with tools and strategies for running an organized and streamlined office. From mastering effective team recruitment, onboarding, developing a streamlined design process, managing client communication, and executing projects seamlessly, we will cover every facet of building a thriving interior design business.


Our commitment to an intimate group ensures an unparalleled experience allowing for personal growth. During the workshop you will have the opportunity to address the specific challenges you face in your interior design business. You can expect dedicated guidance and support tailored to your unique circumstance.


Work shop locations are released 4 weeks prior to the work shop and take place in a beautiful, inspiring location, where you’ll have the space and time to focus on your business and your goals. And don’t worry - we’ll take care of all the details, so you can focus on getting the most out of the experience.


This is an opportunity to invest in yourself and your interior design business, an opportunity to propel your career to new heights. Join me for this transformative experience where you will acquire the knowledge and skills required to run a successful and profitable firm.

Course Outline

There are 7 modules that I teach and each module comes with templates which I help implement into your business during each break out session. Students will leave the course with a USB with tons of templates including proposals, schedules, budgets and internal systems to implement into their business.


Potential Clients + Pitches

Topic 1: Potential Clients + Pitches

Topic 2: How to Charge + Client Proposals

Topic 3: Cash Flow Management

Topic 4: Project Schedules


Phase 1: The Design Process

Topic 1: Identifying the Client

Topic 2: Identifying the Client

Topic 3: Onboarding Questionare

Topic 4: Presentation Prep

Topic 5: Project Folder Organization



Topic 1: Cash Flow Management

Topic 2: Furniture Profits

Topic 3: Profit Margins

Topic 4: Invoicing


Phase 2: Execution

Topic 1: Ordering Process

Topic 2: Schedules

Topic 3: Site Visits + Milestones

Topic 4: Contractors + Vendors


Topic 5: Final Installation


Building Your Team

Topic 1: Internships

Topic 2: Recruiting

Topic 3: Onboarding

Topic 4: Company Policies

Topic 5: Manuals

Topic 6: Human Resources


Internal Systems + Communication

Topic 1: Time Management

Topic 2: Internal Communication

Topic 3: Client Communication


Topic 4: Your Internal System


Business Development

Topic 1: Being Proactive Instead of Reactive

Topic 2: Tools to Generate More Business

What You Can Expect To Learn

This course offers valuable insights on building a committed team, delegating tasks effectively, managing cash flow, planning for the future, streamlining the design and execution processes, and improving client communication. By implementing these strategies, you'll regain time and energy, achieve profitability quickly, and be able to handle multiple projects with ease. Lets ditch the stress and find success while maintaining a healthy work life balance.

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Learn to build a strategic team, hire through effective questioning, and onboard successfully. Transitioning to a new job is challenging, so a defined onboarding process is crucial. This course covers creating and maintaining a committed, skilled team, fostering autonomy in each role for increased profitability. You’ll also learn how to plan your year for revenue goal achievement. We’ll delve into internal systems and company organization, ensuring easy information access for your team and clients, saving time and reducing stress.

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Design Process

A streamlined internal process will be taught allowing you to properly and accurately plan your time so that you don’t get bottle necked and overwhelmed. Having a defined process will set proper client and staff expectations, allow you to meet deadlines without panic and results in each project to be more profitable. With a streamlined process your firm will be able to take on more projects and will increase in revenue. 

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Project Managment

There are so many moving parts in executing the beautiful designs we are creating. This portion of the course will focus on a step by step guide on how to execute with precision. Offering templates for your team for each step of the way ensuring that no stone is left unturned. We will cover contractor and client communication, how manage client expectations thorough-out the process and essentially to gain back your time and energy so that you can focus on more projects and being profitable. 

Design Your Business Virtual Workshop Sept 26th + 27th, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Design Your Business Virtual Workshop Sept 26th + 27th, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Sep 26, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – Sep 27, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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