Succeeding as an architect: today we talk about why architect Eric Corey Freed tells clients the kinds of buildings they need to build and not vice versa, the biggest threat to your success as an architect, how to get press as an architect, and the difference between architects that know how to market vs those who don’t.
How important is setting and achieving goals as an architect? Do you set real goals? Do you achieve them? As we draw close to wrapping up another year, it is a good time to reflect on your goals as an architect, and in your life in general. In this episode, we talk with speaker, author and architect Eric Corey Freed about setting and achieving your goals as an architect.
What mistakes do architects usually make when courting public sector clients (or any clients for that matter)? This is another episode by Business of Architecture where we focus on helping you as an architect run a more profitable business so you can focus on doing what you do best: create great architecture. We discuss how to get past the gatekeepers, how to meet with the decision makers, and once you meet the decision makers, how to turn that into a relationship, and eventually, a project.
Welcome to Business of Architecture, where I share free information for architects to run a more successful and profitable practice. I am an architect. I also have an aversion to “selling myself”. I don’t like boasting, and I feel uncomfortable trying to convince or persuade other people. I don’t know why that is, but I […]
I am an architect. So why did I spend 11 hours in the hot Denver sun selling pest control as a door-to-door salesman? Sales skills are an essential ingredient for business success. Whether you are looking for a job or pitching a client, your power to convince will depend largely on your ability to sell. […]
We all know that a strong network is key to business success, but it isn’t so clear how to go about building a network. At the recent AIA National Convention I asked architects why there were there and I generally got one of two answers. The first group was there to fulfill their Continuing Education […]