NPR's top stories about business, money, Wall Street, companies and the economy that you can't miss. Subscribe to the Business Story of the Day RSS feed.
Business of Design ™ | Interior Designers, Decorators, Stagers, Stylists, Architects & Landscapers
EP 216 | Persistence Pays with Kate Hougen
Manage episode 289280425 series 1408635
Every new business owner needs a bit of luck to get started. Sometimes a peer or colleague is willing to share generously, and you learn something invaluable. Other times, you’re just in the right place at the right time and you’re willing to put in the hard work required so you can grab the opportunity in front of you. BOD™ member Kate Hougen says persistence pays off in every situation. In this episode we learn: - there is plenty of work to go around for - most successful projects are true collaborations - carve out time for goals and setting intentions - don’t underestimate the power, clarity and focus of a clear set of goals - find your niche - raise your rates - be open to different kinds of projects—knowing your ideal client doesn’t mean one type of aesthetic or style - the importance of BOD™ and finding the right mix for your business It’s time to take control of your business. Become a member of Business of Design®, today: https://businessofdesign.com/?ref=2&campaign=podcast