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Episode 166

Firm Efficiency, Growth, and the Keys to Success with Shafat Qazi

Enoch SearsAug 8, 2016

Today’s guest is Shafat Qazi, the CEO and Founder of BQE Software, the makers of BillQuick and ArchiOffice. Their flagship product BillQuick has hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Shafat Qazi developed his first business software at the age of 22 and has since been involved in developing and designing business software solutions for customers around the world. Because he has been able to consult with hundreds of thousands of firms around the world, he has an in-depth knowledge of business management and accounting practices for small and medium-sized businesses in the A/E industry.

In today’s show you’ll discover:

  • Key practices for making your architecture firm more efficient (9:46)
  • The 3 key habits of highly successful firms (12:18)
  • A major game-changer in the future of businesses (watch out for this over the coming years) (18:30)
  • The #1 mistake small architecture firms make which hinders growth (28:28)

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Enoch Bartlett Sears is the founder of the Architect Business Institute, Business of Architecture and co-founder of the Architect Marketing Institute. He helps architects become category leaders in their market. Enoch hosts the #1 rated interview podcast for architects, the Business of Architecture Show where prominent guests like M. Arthur Gensler, Jr. and Thom Mayne share tips and strategies for success in architecture.


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