Your Best Year Yet: The Ultimate Insider Tips for Design Success
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Instructor Gail Doby and Kenneth Roberts, September 27, 2023; 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST. Online
September 27, 2023 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

With more than 40 years of combined experience, interior design experts Gail Doby, co-founder of Pearl Collective, and Kenneth Roberts, principal of leading architecture and design industry recruitment firm Interior Talent, are on deck to teach you how to prepare for the challenges of 2024 and proactively scale your business. By exploring the intricacies of hiring, salaries, benefits and perks, they address the most common problems faced by founders and hiring managers today, then detail how to fix them. If you're an interior design pro who wants your team to grow, this is the class for you.

Revealing the most relevant insights from the 2023 Interior Designers Survey, Doby and Roberts will place up-to-date facts about the state of the industry in context for your firm. Learn how to hire the right people, build the right team and pay the right way to minimize turnover and maximize growth. Whether you are interested in expanding your team or investigating new opportunities, this session will help you identify who and what you want and map out the steps to get there, preparing you now for a brand-new level of success in 2024.

In this class, attendees will learn:

- Common problems in interior design businesses and quick ways to fix them
- How to avoid all-too-typical mistakes when making new hires
- Ways to competitively compensate your team so they’re motivated to stay

After this class, attendees will have:

- Easy steps to resolve common problems
- A clear understanding of how to structure their website so it works strategically for their business
- Strategies to set pay that incentivizes workers

Additional Information:

This workshop is conducted through Zoom webinar. All you need to join is reliable internet access and computer speakers with good volume.

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Click here to learn more. If you are already a BOH Insider member and are looking to take this class, please register through your Benefits Portal. Questions? Email membership@businessofhome.com.

Gail Doby is co-founder of Pearl Collective, formerly known as Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting, a firm that has helped designers, architects and other creatives increase their profitability by more than 500 percent. After nearly 20 years of experience running her own Denver-based design firm, and bolstered by a BSBA in Finance and Banking, she’s obsessed with sharing innovative ways to overcome the roadblocks and detours creative entrepreneurs face when trying to do it on their own. Her goals are straightforward: to empower design-industry clients to differentiate themselves, drive measurable results, achieve financial projections and create personal satisfaction through game-changing strategies and business practices. Doby is the author of Business Breakthrough: Your Creative Value Blueprint to Get Paid What You’re Worth and the co-host of the Creative Genius podcast. 

Kenneth Roberts has enjoyed building Interior Talent and working with the best in the industry since 2003. An avid public speaker, he is passionate about sharing his expertise with both established business partners and emerging professionals. Roberts developed his industry-specific CEU and has shared it as a keynote speaker at Neocon, Interiors, HD Boutique and multiple ASID and IIDA chapter events. He brings a depth of strategic hiring experience to his clients and has consulted with many organizations on recruitment, growth positioning and succession planning. Prior to joining Interior Talent, he spent 15 years in a leadership role within the hospitality industry, where he hired, trained and mentored hundreds of employees for several national brands.