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Maximizing Your Master

The master bedroom is your space to retreat from the world and recharge after a long day. Although it is often one of the final rooms to be renovated, it deserves special attention. If you’re planning to create your dream master bedroom, it’s important to work with...

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EP 074 | How Committed Are You

About this Episode How committed are you? We usually think of commitment as a great quality, but what if you are committed to things/systems/procedures/behaviors that aren’t working effectively? It takes courage and drive to turn around when you know you’re going down...

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EP 075 | Considering Cruelty Free Design

About this Episode GUEST: Deborah Rosenberg Sustainability has been a buzzword in the design world for years and it makes sense that we want to offer our clients options that are earth friendly. In this episode we take that commitment to another level as Kimberley...

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EP 073 | You Do You

About this Episode GUEST: Claire Jefford Not every designer loves the idea of working with trades or carrying the responsibility of a large renovation. There are lots of ways, as the owner of the company, to create a business that works for you. One Business of Design...

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EP 071 | Power Your Reno

About this Episode GUEST: Steve Smith Interior design professionals carry enormous risk and liability doing their jobs day in and day out. Nowhere is that more evident than when it comes to providing electrical work. Listen and learn from Steve Smith of the Electrical...

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EP 070 | More Mistakes – Part 1

About this Episode GUEST: Kirsten McCoy More mistakes? Yup. We’ve all made them. In this episode, and subsequently in EP 077, we are going to hear from two Business of Design members on mistakes they’ve made and how they solved them and recovered. In this episode we...

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EP 068 | Our Policy Is…

About this Episode What’s your policy? For most of us, the policies or rules we rely on are those which serve to protect us from an unpleasant circumstance, such as not getting paid, or working on weekends, or being liable for something we have no control over. It’s...

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EP 067 | It’s What’s Inside That Counts

About this Episode GUEST: Joanna Goodman We all know that good looks matter. But outside appearances never tell the whole story. With many items—sofas, chairs, pillows, bedding—what’s inside is equally important. In this episode, we’ll talk about quality and value and...

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EP 065 | Be Brave

About this Episode GUEST: Cecil Adams Bravery is a job requirement. Surrounding yourself with trades and suppliers who make you look good is part of a successful strategy. It’s also important to be courageous when it comes to presenting that luxury item to your...

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EP 064 | It’s An Inside Job – Part 2

About this Episode GUEST: Laura Martin Bovard Don’t think for a moment that your salary or income is the “extra” or it’s not as important as that of your higher-earning spouse or partner. That is guaranteed to keep you playing small. “Fun money is more fun when...

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EP 063 | Workout Your Business

About this Episode If you’re listening in to the BOD podcast each week, you’re already motivated to get your business in shape. But if you want to transform your business and really see results, you need more than motivation, you need a gym for your business. In this...

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EP 062 | Two Systems Freaks Geek Out

About this Episode GUEST: Luann Nigara What is the secret sauce to running a mature, profitable, award-winning design firm? Systems! There’s no getting around it. Kimberley and LuAnn Nigara discuss their fave topic: systems and procedures. In this episode we learn: –...

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