Designing your business with interior designer Kendall Simmons

Designing your business with interior designer Kendall Simmons (S5E154)

Interior design can transform the dullest of spaces in your home into an inspiring retreat. But there’s a lot more to a gorgeous design concept than meets the eye. Managing client expectations, coordinating countless vendors, and even a little marriage counseling from time to time. 

A designer’s work is complex and requires a lot of focus on process, efficiency, and client relationships - something that Nashville designer Kendall Simmons navigates with grace and ease. 

Enjoy this behind-the-scenes peek at Kendall’s unique design business that combines both traditional in-person design work and an innovative e-design approach.

In this episode, we’ll cover:

  • The importance of diversifying your revenue streams (especially when a global pandemic happens!)
  • Why the simplest technology is oftentimes your best option
  • The time and money-saving benefits of tweaking and perfecting your intake process
  • How Kendall’s crystal clear client contract has helped her AVOID tricky legal situations in her business over the past six years
  • The importance of thinking about boundaries as you create your client contract
  • Why walking through your contract WITH your client can save you a lot of headaches later on
  • Why it’s helpful to provide a project price range vs. a fixed amount or flat fee

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 business has a strong legal foundation!

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