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EP 217 | Emerging Designers with Annie Elliott
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As a seasoned designer, how can we best support, encourage and inspire the emerging design professionals coming up behind us? Interior Designer and BOD™ member, Annie Elliot says it’s important to have a framework (like Business of Design®) thank you. And make sure newbies know the fundamentals, so they’ll succeed faster. In this episode we learn: - start with a framework (BOD™ works!) - pay yourself first and build the business model around taking a salary - be honest with prospective clients; ask for more money if that’s what you need - setting parameters doesn’t scare clients away as frequently as it motivates them - set a minimum with your first job out of the gate, you’ll succeed faster - don’t reinvent the wheel—just follow a process that works It’s time to take control of your business. Become a member of Business of Design®, today: https://businessofdesign.com/?ref=2&campaign=podcast