Month: October 2018

The Importance of Accountability

By: Lindsay Splichal We’ve all heard the phrase “teamwork makes the dream work”. But what makes a good team? How do you make sure everyone is accountable for the success of the business? How do you give feedback? How do you handle those that do not produce? According to the Harvard Business Review’s “The Right Way to Hold People Accountable”… Read More

Achieving Transparency Through Open Book Management

By: Lee Boyland In the built environment industry, the current climate seems to be booming. Design professionals are hammering away right now! So how does that translate to businesses’ financial success? It doesn’t necessarily mean their books are in good shape. One tool we’ve added to our belt in the past few years is embracing and teaching open book management… Read More

Design Savvy, Where Does it Come From?

By Janet H. Thomas With the fast pace of change in the world how does the local design community keep abreast of the trends, the successes and the failures? How do interior designers know what is sustainable, what is the right product to promote health and wellness? Finally how does the design community stay in touch with their local community… Read More