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A Well-Designed Business®

In today's world being a talented interior designer isn't enough to ensure that you have a profitable and successful interior design business. Design school doesn't always teach you the critical business skills to be sure your interior design business be everything you imagined it would be! A Well Designed Business is here to fill in the gaps and give you real live business skills from some of the top interior designers. Your host, LuAnn Nigara shares her 35 years of success in the interior design industry, and she finds the most successful guests to share their interior design business best practices.
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Jul 3, 2020

Welcome to A Well-Designed Business, it’s Power Talk Friday! LuAnn welcomes Brad Leavitt back to the show, and they are going to be discussing what your builder wants you to know. Don’t miss this motivating conversation, it will be like being a fly on the wall to an exclusive builder’s club!

AFT Construction is an award-winning construction firm and has been nationally published in magazines such as: Fine Home Building, Luxe Interiors and Design, and Professional Builder. Brad Leavitt is an energetic public speaker and ambassador for many national brands including Kohler, Pella, Cambria, Elkay, and Post-it Notes. Brad completed a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from BYU in 2005 and worked on notable projects around Phoenix, including the Omni Montelucia in Paradise Valley.

His Podcast, “The AFT Construction Podcast”, is focused on bringing value to its listeners, no matter their industry. The topics are focused on marketing, social media, entrepreneurship, organization, building science, and construction. AFT has continued to exceed industry standards and create strong client relationships based on integrity, reliability, and quality. Brad and his wife Ashley have 6 children, 5 girls, and 1 boy. Brad is active with all 6 of his children, serves in his local community, and loves all sports.

Show Highlights:

  • Brad and LuAnn discuss the importance of a design book.
  • The more a designer puts on paper, the more accountable the builder will be.
  • As your expertise grows, so will the level of detail you deliver in your design book.
  • When you provide a builder with an example of your design book, that enables him to sell your value to the client.
  • Brad shares how CAD brings extra value to the design book.
  • It’s important to reach out to non-competing designers through social media and other networking opportunities to find out how they’re doing things.
  • Brad encourages designers to chase the next-level project. You perfect your process and refine it after each job by doing a project autopsy.
  • LuAnn covers the benefits to attracting builders who want to work with you.
  • Brad divulges the tips to attract the right builders to work with you.
  • The bottom line is this is a relationship-driven industry!

Connect with Brad!

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Links :

Design-Build For Profit - Coming Late Summer / Early Fall!

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Are You Interested in a 2 Million Plus Mastermind with LuAnn?

Email her at info@luannnigara.com and put “mastermind” in the subject line.

She’ll set up a call and see if it’s a good fit for you!

The first of 6 monthly meetings start in August, and there are 3 spots open!

Is Chairman of the Board Right for YOUR Business?

LuAnn Nigara COB

LuAnn’s Website

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Purchase LuAnn’s Books Here:

The Making of A Well - Designed Business: Turn Inspiration into Action   

A Well-Designed Business - The Power Talk Friday Experts

LuAnn’s Blog

Power Talk Friday

A Big THANK YOU to These Podcast Sponsors:

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Other shows mentioned to include in show notes:

Brad’s other show: #542

 

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