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Discover strategies, tips and secrets for running a fun, flexible and profitable architecture practice. The focus here is simple: discussion of ways for architects to create a dream architecture practice: design what you want, when you want, and get paid well for it.

Business of Architecture Podcast Enoch Sears & Rion Willard

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 265 Ratings

Discover strategies, tips and secrets for running a fun, flexible and profitable architecture practice. The focus here is simple: discussion of ways for architects to create a dream architecture practice: design what you want, when you want, and get paid well for it.

    540: Radical AI Applications in Architecture with Natalia Bakaeva of ARKI

    540: Radical AI Applications in Architecture with Natalia Bakaeva of ARKI

    In this engaging podcast episode, our host Rion Willard delves into the world of architectural innovation with Natalia, co-founder of ARKI, a revolutionary software solution. Through candid dialogue, they explore the challenges architects face in integrating technology and business strategies. Natalia shares insights gleaned from her startup journey, emphasizing the importance of problem identification and collaborative evolution in software development. The conversation unfolds as a journey through the intersection of creativity and efficiency, offering tantalizing glimpses into the future of architectural practice.
    Uncover the secrets behind revolutionizing architectural workflows. Hear firsthand accounts of navigating the delicate balance between creativity and efficiency. Discover the transformative potential of AI in architecture. Gain insights into the evolution of ARKI's innovative software solution. To learn more about Natalia, visit her:
    Website: https://www.getarki.com/
    Wisdom Hub: https://search.getarki.com/
    Email: natalia@getarki.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arkidigital/?hl=en
     
    ► Transcription: https://otter.ai/u/bdcN05849V-jM-iNjRe2HKQ27Gc?utm_source=copy_url
     
    ► Feedback? Email us at podcast@businessofarchitecture.com
     
    ► Access your free training at http://SmartPracticeMethod.com/
     
    ► If you want to speak directly to our advisors, book a call at https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/call
     
    ► Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for updates:
     
    https://www.youtube.com/c/BusinessofArchitecture
     
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    For more free tools and resources for running a profitable, impactful, and fulfilling practice, connect with me on:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/businessofarchitecture
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/businessofarch/
    Website: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/yt
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BusinessofArch
    Podcast: http://www.businessofarchitecture.com/show
    iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/business-architecture-podcast/id588987926
    Android Podcast Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/BusinessofArchitecture-podcast
    Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9idXNpbmVzc29mYXJjaGl0ZWN0dXJlLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vcnNz
     
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    Access the FREE Architecture Firm Profit Map video here: http://freearchitectgift.com
     
    Carpe Diem!

    • 57 min
    539: Our Stories Determine Our Destinies with Alex Gore of Inside the Firm

    539: Our Stories Determine Our Destinies with Alex Gore of Inside the Firm

    In this thought-provoking podcast episode, Enoch delves into the intricacies of personal growth and professional development with Alex Gore of Inside the Firm. Through candid conversation, they explore the challenges individuals face when trying to evolve within their roles, both personally and in business. The discussion touches on the importance of communication, honesty, and emotional connection in fostering a positive work culture. They also discuss the role of mindset shifts in propelling one's career forward, emphasizing the need for expanding one's thinking to achieve greater success.
    Discover the secret to accelerating your career growth. Learn how emotions play a crucial role in shaping your professional journey. Explore the power of mindset shifts in overcoming career obstacles. Uncover cutting-edge approaches to rewiring your thought patterns for success.  
    ► Transcription: https://otter.ai/u/RJ9f_IFujylj4gB6hiVEhhNt0So?utm_source=copy_url
     
    ► Feedback? Email us at podcast@businessofarchitecture.com
     
    ► Access your free training at http://SmartPracticeMethod.com/
     
    ► If you want to speak directly to our advisors, book a call at https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/call
     
    ► Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for updates:
     
    https://www.youtube.com/c/BusinessofArchitecture
     
    *******
     
    For more free tools and resources for running a profitable, impactful, and fulfilling practice, connect with me on:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/businessofarchitecture
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/businessofarch/
    Website: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/yt
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BusinessofArch
    Podcast: http://www.businessofarchitecture.com/show
    iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/business-architecture-podcast/id588987926
    Android Podcast Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/BusinessofArchitecture-podcast
    Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9idXNpbmVzc29mYXJjaGl0ZWN0dXJlLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vcnNz
     
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    Access the FREE Architecture Firm Profit Map video here: http://freearchitectgift.com
     
    Carpe Diem!

    • 30 min
    538: Cultivating Talent & Fostering Collaboration with Gavin Henderson of Stanton Williams

    538: Cultivating Talent & Fostering Collaboration with Gavin Henderson of Stanton Williams

    In this captivating podcast episode, Gavin from Staton Williams offers insights into the intricate workings of architectural practice. Delving into decision-making dynamics and succession planning, he unveils the complex yet fascinating journey of nurturing future leaders. With a hybrid ownership model and a keen emphasis on collaboration, Gavin sheds light on the delicate balance between creative tension and clear direction within the practice. Through engaging anecdotes, he navigates the challenges of negotiating fees and managing client relationships, all while maintaining transparency and profitability.
    Discover the secrets behind successful architectural collaboration. Unveil the intricacies of succession planning in large practices. Explore the delicate balance between creative tension and clear leadership. Learn how to navigate the challenges of negotiating fees and managing client relationships.  
    To learn more about Gavin, visit his:
    Website: https://stantonwilliams.com/en
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/_SW_News
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/5262299/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stanton_williams/
     
    ► Transcription: https://otter.ai/u/4KuB2STLCpvx4ZhH_-zP4n3hYI0?utm_source=copy_url
     
    ► Feedback? Email us at podcast@businessofarchitecture.com
     
    ► Access your free training at http://SmartPracticeMethod.com/
     
    ► If you want to speak directly to our advisors, book a call at https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/call
     
    ► Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for updates:
     
    https://www.youtube.com/c/BusinessofArchitecture
     
    *******
     
    For more free tools and resources for running a profitable, impactful, and fulfilling practice, connect with me on:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/businessofarchitecture
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/businessofarch/
    Website: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/yt
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BusinessofArch
    Podcast: http://www.businessofarchitecture.com/show
    iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/business-architecture-podcast/id588987926
    Android Podcast Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/BusinessofArchitecture-podcast
    Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9idXNpbmVzc29mYXJjaGl0ZWN0dXJlLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vcnNz
     
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    Access the FREE Architecture Firm Profit Map video here: http://freearchitectgift.com
     
    Carpe Diem!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    537: Grinding & Thriving in Architecture with Lance Cayko of Inside the Firm Podcast

    537: Grinding & Thriving in Architecture with Lance Cayko of Inside the Firm Podcast

    "Never stop grinding." There's a ruthless commitment to do the work that moves successful entrepreneurs. In today's episode, Enoch and guest Lance Cayko discuss how to survive and thrive in the grind of running an architectural business.
     
    To learn more about Lance, visit his:
    Website: https://www.f9productions.com/
    Podcast: https://www.insidethefirmpodcast.com/
     
    ► Transcription: https://otter.ai/u/U6zJhzsN589mVOL-lEg99RFh4Xk?utm_source=copy_url
     
    ► Feedback? Email us at podcast@businessofarchitecture.com
     
    ► Access your free training at http://SmartPracticeMethod.com/
     
    ► If you want to speak directly to our advisors, book a call at https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/call
     
    ► Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for updates:
     
    https://www.youtube.com/c/BusinessofArchitecture
     
    *******
     
    For more free tools and resources for running a profitable, impactful, and fulfilling practice, connect with me on:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/businessofarchitecture
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/businessofarch/
    Website: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/yt
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BusinessofArch
    Podcast: http://www.businessofarchitecture.com/show
    iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/business-architecture-podcast/id588987926
    Android Podcast Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/BusinessofArchitecture-podcast
    Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9idXNpbmVzc29mYXJjaGl0ZWN0dXJlLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vcnNz
     
    *******
     
    Access the FREE Architecture Firm Profit Map video here: http://freearchitectgift.com
     
    Carpe Diem!

    • 44 min
    536: The Penthouse Puzzle with Eric Clough of 212 Box

    536: The Penthouse Puzzle with Eric Clough of 212 Box

    In this captivating podcast episode, our host, Rion Willard has the pleasure of deep-diving into a 'Masterclass in Marketing Luxury Design' with Eric Clough of 212 Box. The conversation unveils the delicate balance between transitioning disciplines and the excitement of venturing into new territories, notably the film industry. The hosts reflect on the Houston Penthouse project, hinting at the client's satisfaction and the project's publicity outcome. They share anecdotes about eventful tour stops and the challenges of launching in Houston, sparking curiosity about the project's journey.
    Discover the secrets behind the Houston Penthouse project. Unveil the art of crafting a unique client experience in high-end residential architecture. Delve into the intersection of creativity and marketing in architecture firms. Explore the tantalizing allure of secret projects and international ventures. To learn more about Eric, visit his: 
    Website: https://212box.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_212box/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/212box
    ► Transcription: https://otter.ai/u/kyV8dDNdeqD6EGueBWS99e1FgBU?utm_source=copy_url
    ► Feedback? Email us at podcast@businessofarchitecture.com
    ► Access your free training at http://SmartPracticeMethod.com/
    ► If you want to speak directly to our advisors, book a call at https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/call
    ► Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for updates:
    https://www.youtube.com/c/BusinessofArchitecture
    *******
    For more free tools and resources for running a profitable, impactful, and fulfilling practice, connect with me on:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/businessofarchitecture
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/businessofarch/
    Website: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/yt
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BusinessofArch
    Podcast: http://www.businessofarchitecture.com/show
    iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/business-architecture-podcast/id588987926
    Android Podcast Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/BusinessofArchitecture-podcast
    Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9idXNpbmVzc29mYXJjaGl0ZWN0dXJlLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vcnNz
    *******
    Access the FREE Architecture Firm Profit Map video here: http://freearchitectgift.com
    Carpe Diem!

    • 58 min
    535: The RIBA Won't Save Us with Rion Willard

    535: The RIBA Won't Save Us with Rion Willard

    In this captivating podcast episode, Rion Willard delves into the challenges faced by architecture firms, offering insightful perspectives on financial stability and industry dynamics. With anecdotes and expert insights, he navigates through the complexities of running a successful architectural practice, touching upon topics like market positioning, client advocacy, and business management. Throughout the discussion, Willard emphasizes the importance of proactive strategies and continuous learning in achieving long-term success in the field of architecture.
    Discover the surprising truths behind architectural education. Uncover the secrets to becoming a client's trusted ally. Learn how high-performing firms navigate economic downturns. Explore the transformative power of business education for architects.  
    Special thank you to Fhiaba for this episode, whose beautiful 24" Fridge and bottom mount freezer can be seen in the background. For further details please follow
    @fhiaba_official and @PinnacleSalesGroup
    Or visit
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    ► Transcription: https://otter.ai/u/eM-WoUzpAeLIfHUrxaJGaZBlB3I?utm_source=copy_url
     
    ► Feedback? Email us at podcast@businessofarchitecture.com
     
    ► Access your free training at http://SmartPracticeMethod.com/
     
    ► If you want to speak directly to our advisors, book a call at https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/call
     
    ► Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for updates:
     
    https://www.youtube.com/c/BusinessofArchitecture
     
    *******
     
    For more free tools and resources for running a profitable, impactful, and fulfilling practice, connect with me on:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/businessofarchitecture
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/businessofarch/
    Website: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/yt
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BusinessofArch
    Podcast: http://www.businessofarchitecture.com/show
    iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/business-architecture-podcast/id588987926
    Android Podcast Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/BusinessofArchitecture-podcast
    Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9idXNpbmVzc29mYXJjaGl0ZWN0dXJlLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vcnNz
     
    *******
     
    Access the FREE Architecture Firm Profit Map video here: http://freearchitectgift.com
     
    Carpe Diem!

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
265 Ratings

265 Ratings

me2earth ,

Worth the listen

I have been honored to be a guest on the show, and found the interview with Enoch enjoyable and productive. But I’m also an avid listener who has found numerous topics that are useful, inspiring and thought provoking. There is something for every architecture business owner here!

Ginormous fan! ,

Transformational decision

A few years in to running my own firm I discovered The Business of Architecture Podcast while taking long trips in my truck and it changed my life. Seriously. I initially got hooked because Enoch always asked the interviewee the exact question I wanted answered. It was a testament to the fact that he was truly listening to the person whom he interviewed and understood what his audience was looking to gain from the conversation. And he is never afraid to ask the tough questions. Listening to so many other entrepreneurs tell their story of how they got started and share so many of the same issues I was dealing with on a daily basis really made me feel that I was not alone in trying to figure this whole “running a design business” thing out. After listening for several months, I finally took the initiative to give them a call to learn more about what they were offering with their Architectural Freedom Firm training. Finally I had someone in my corner coaching me on the business side of having an architectural practice. It completely changed the way we do almost everything. We have better systems in place and a strategy for achieving our long term goals. Although I still wear a lot of hats, I’m not wearing ALL the hats! I now have a team that offers me the freedom to take vacations and work on the parts of the business that bring me the most joy. If you feel a slave to your practice, I recommend you reach out to learn how BOA can help you define and achieve your longterm vision for your practice. I only wish I had found them even earlier, when I just stated. It would have saved me a lot of all-nighters.

B Hubbell ,

Informed + Energized

I enjoy the Business of Architecture podcast for the diversity in its guests, the depth + breadth of the subject matter, and the sincerity of its presentation. I find inspiration and energy from nearly every episode.

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