13 Week Cash Flow Forecast for Architects

Link: Download Spreadsheet Oxygen is something we take for granted unless it is cut off, then it becomes our highest priority. Cash for an architecture firm works in much the same way. Without cash, your firm will struggle for breath and quickly die unless you can come up with some cash … fast. Firm owners […]

COVID-19 Resources for Architecture Firm Owners

Here is a list of resources for architecture firms to help you navigate both the challenges and opportunities of the COVID-19 situation. I will keep this list updated as a central source for information. If you know of any resources that aren’t on this list – let me know by emailing support@businessofarchitecture.com or filling out […]

The Theory of Constraints

Where is the broken zipper in your firm? When we enter the conversation of building an exceptional firm that empowers your ability to create exceptional architecture, we need to break this conversation down into smaller pieces. In his book The Goal, management consultant Eliyahu Goldratt talks about the Theory of Constraints. The Theory of Constraints […]

My Architecture Firm Is Chaos!

Recently an architecture firm owner shared with me his frustration, “we’re excellent designers, but my firm is in chaos!” He’d been out to lunch with a repeat client and the client shared some shocking feedback. “You guys are great designers,” said the client. “But your service sucks.” Ouch. This brutal but honest feedback was a […]