Kate Greunke is someone we should all admire. She is a savvy business lady, on top of her game and has a generous heart. Kate and I connected after I was featured on A Well Designed Business podcast. She immediately offered to help out a fellow solopreneur, and as I think you'll see from the interview, she is willing to give some of her best tips so we can be successful...or you could just have her do it. Enough from me, I'll let her tell you. Guest:Kate The Socialite Tell re
Sometimes it can be really intimidating to meet a new client. Will your ideas be what they are looking for? What is the scope of their work? Are you charging the right prices? All of these things are a matter of perspective, so you can’t prepare for it all. You can, however, make sure you get as much valuable information as possible to make sure you start on the right foot. I have years of Human Services and banking experience which has allowed me to hone my interview skills,
It can be so empowering to be your own boss, but running a business takes a lot of work, especially if you are a solopreneur. Suddenly what is typically done by a team of people may be the responsibility of one person. Yikes! One of the amazing things about my job is that I get to interact with so many talented designers and strong business owners, which means I can learn from them. Recently, one of my clients introduced me to Ivy. At first I looked at Ivy because I would be
I love podcasts! I really love them! They are a great way to hear from people who are or are becoming the business person that you want to be. Podcasts are like free education, and I immersed myself in them when I first started in interior design. I knew the designer I work with primarily took a shot on an unknown with no experience, and I was determined to show that I belonged. Almost anytime I am in the car or when I am working in the office I am catching up on my podcasts.
Welcome to the the My Design Assistant blog. Here is a quick rundown of who I am. * My name is Brittanie * I LOVE candy...of any kind...at anytime * I pretty much operate on sugar and coffee * I live in the Beautiful state of Oregon * I have a B.S. in Psychology of Oregon State University * I am a mother * I am a wife * I love interior design * I love to learn new things * I lean towards a rustic, glam design style. So now that you know more about me, let’s talk about how My