Preparing for Brené Brown with Braid Creative (S5E148)

Signature offers, growing a team, landing big clients, proprietary methods, taking care of legal, and more. This interview with Kathleen Shannon and Tara Street of Braid Creative will give you a behind-the-scenes peek into growing a successful graphic design and branding agency, and how a contract helped them feel confident enough to stick to their guns to work with Brené Brown.

In this episode, we’ll cover:

  • The benefit of having one signature offer for clients to access your creative services
  • How creating solid contracts can help you be more clear and consistent about the deliverables you provide to your client
  • The difference between men and women when it comes to negotiating contracts (!)
  • How growing your team first can bring in bigger clients later
  • The importance of having clearly defined roles for your team members
  • Why no contract can replace trusting your gut and intuition (Kathleen’s Oprah clause!)

BONUS:  If you’re starting something new, or this episode has spotlighted areas of your business that have you worried, now is a great time to make sure your business is in good shape legally. Download our free legal checklist below to make sure your graphic design or branding business has a strong legal foundation!

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Braid Creative website:

The Chalkboard Method:

Contract templates for your graphic design or branding business:

Project Proposal template:

Client Services contract template:

Website Privacy Policy template:

Website Terms and Conditions template:

Independent Contractor contract template:

Creative Service Provider contract template bundle:

This podcast is information, not legal advice specific to your situation.


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