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In today's world being a talented interior designer isn't enough to ensure that you have a profitable and successful business. Design school curricula doesn't always equip you with the business skills to have your interior design business be everything you imagined it would be! A Well-Designed Business® is here to fill in the gaps and give you real live business skills from some of the top interior designers. Your host, LuAnn Nigara shares her 35 years of success in the interior design industry, and she finds the most successful guests to share their interior design business best practices. This podcast is sponsored by Kravet Inc. featuring CuratedKravet.com. You can find them at http://curatedkravet.com.

A Well-Designed Business‪®‬ LuAnn Nigara

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 633 Ratings

In today's world being a talented interior designer isn't enough to ensure that you have a profitable and successful business. Design school curricula doesn't always equip you with the business skills to have your interior design business be everything you imagined it would be! A Well-Designed Business® is here to fill in the gaps and give you real live business skills from some of the top interior designers. Your host, LuAnn Nigara shares her 35 years of success in the interior design industry, and she finds the most successful guests to share their interior design business best practices. This podcast is sponsored by Kravet Inc. featuring CuratedKravet.com. You can find them at http://curatedkravet.com.

    Power Talk Friday: Tanya Dalton: Goal Setting with IMPACT!

    Power Talk Friday: Tanya Dalton: Goal Setting with IMPACT!

    Welcome to A Well-Designed Business. It's Power Talk Friday! Tanya Dalton, best-selling author, speaker, productivity expert, and growth strategist for female leaders is here to share a helpful goal framework that leaves space for life’s ups and downs, celebrates progress, and prevents you from getting discouraged and quitting.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    What Would Lu Do?: Year End: How to Plan Your Marketing

    What Would Lu Do?: Year End: How to Plan Your Marketing

    Today is a What Would Lu Do episode! We are continuing the year-end review mini-series! Over the next few weeks, I will pick apart areas in your business that I want to encourage you to address as we approach year-end.

    In this series, we will run the autopsy of our entire year and today we are talking about our marketing plan for 2022.

    • 21 min
    Power Talk Friday: Jude Charles: Using Video to Close More Interior Design Deals

    Power Talk Friday: Jude Charles: Using Video to Close More Interior Design Deals

    Welcome to A Well-Designed Business. It's Power Talk Friday and Jude Charles is back on the show! Today, Jude shares the final part of his video storytelling framework - Dramatic Leverage. Jude shares some of his 70 ideas for distributing your brand videos so you can help people understand who you are, how you can help them, and why they want to choose you for their next project.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    What Would Lu Do?: Let's Do a Revenue Generator Review

    What Would Lu Do?: Let's Do a Revenue Generator Review

    Today is a What Would Lu Do episode! We are continuing the year-end review mini-series!

    I always say you have to run the autopsy of every project, and your business is no different than any other project you work on. 

    In this series, we will run the autopsy of our entire year and today we are going to do a revenue generator review. 

    • 23 min
    Power Talk Friday: Duke Renders: How to Incorporate 3D Renderings into Your Interior Design Business

    Power Talk Friday: Duke Renders: How to Incorporate 3D Renderings into Your Interior Design Business

    Welcome to a Well-Designed Business. Today’s sponsored show with Fernando Duque of Duke Renders is valuable on multiple levels.  Not only will you get a unique insight into what the world of high-quality 3D rendering offers you and how Duke Renders can help you take advantage of it, but you’ll also hear from an expert business owner who knows what it takes to grow a business to full fruition within just a year.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    What Would Lu Do?: Year End 2021- Questions to Ask

    What Would Lu Do?: Year End 2021- Questions to Ask

    Today is a What Would Lu Do episode! Today starts a series that over the next few weeks will pick apart areas in your business that I want to encourage you to address as we approach year-end.

    Today we are going to start with a session on the questions you need to ask yourself and your team when starting the autopsy process.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
633 Ratings

633 Ratings

liannamariablog ,

No words

I don’t know what to say other than this is life changing and I’m incredibly grateful. Love you LuAnn!!!

livingspacesmt ,

Kandrac & Kole

Absolutely loved this podcast and listened and relistened to it. I'm new to the interior designbusiness and still taking a class and working on my processes. Tthis is one of the best podcasts I've listened to that has helped me dial in the binder I have been working on that contains processes. Looking forward to finding more information that deepens my understanding of a design process that I can taylor to my needs.

MelissaMae01 ,

Invaluable Design Business Info!!! And she’s fun too!!

LuAnn is a total business rockstar. I came across this podcast just by searching for ID podcasts & this popped up. I gave it a try & have been binging it ever since!! I am a second career Interior Designer that recently completed my degree, but I don’t have much business experience under my belt, having come from a background of hospitality/customer service. LuAnn is not afraid to ask difficult questions & even ask again if it still may not be clear to her or her audience. 💗 Her connections feel genuine & the delivery is anything but dry! Lots of laughs & smiles to be had while listening. Thanks LuAnn for your contributions to our businesses & the industry. Your loyal listener, Melissa.

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