DESIGNING YOUR BUSINESS

2nd Edition

Gordon T. Kendall and Heidi Painchaud

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EBOOK

ISBN:
9781501313967
Published:
MAR 10, 2016
Other Formats ISBN
Paperback 9781501313950

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What's in the book

The Book

Designing Your Business, 2nd Edition, transforms aspiring interior designers into savvy business people as well as creative interior designers by offering strategies for working effectively with colleagues, clients, and resources. The text explores business organization, legal and ethical issues, and business finance and accounting practices common to the profession. The practical approach and engaging interactive pedagogy make it easy and interesting to learn the intricacies of the business, law, and practice.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

Part One: You and Your Work
1. Introduction to Professional Practices
2. Becoming a Professional
3. Working Ethically

Part Two: You and Your Business
4. Understanding Law and Your Business
5. Planning Your Business Finances
6. Managing Your Business
7. Marketing and Promoting Your Business

Part Three: You and Your Clients
8. Defining Your Services
9. Charging Clients for Your Services
10. Managing Your Client's Project
11. Defining the Client Relationship

Part Four: You and Your Resources
12. Working with Vendors
13. Working with Service Providers

Part Five: You and Your Career
14. Beginning Your Work Life
15. Planning Your Career

Glossary
Index



About The Authors

Gordon T. Kendall is a lawyer and business manager based in New York, NY, USA.

Heidi Painchaud is co-founder and principle of iN Studio, Toronto, Canada.



Format:
eBook
Edition:
2nd
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
40 b&w illus