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What Would Lu Do: How Do I Prepare My Solo Interior Design Business for Maternity Leave?

Episode 565 of A Well-Designed Business®

Welcome to A Well-Designed Business, it’s time for another episode of “What Would Lu Do?” where you ask the questions and LuAnn helps out with the answers.

Today’s question comes from Griffin Dorner, who is pregnant and due in October. Furthermore, she is the only one in her business so she’s looking for tips on how to prepare for maternity leave.

Listen in as LuAnn digs into the details, susses out the situation, and lays out her reasoning on the resolutions.

If you are not working with a coach or perhaps you don’t have a business mentor or business bestie to provide guidance, this is the perfect opportunity to email LuAnn the burning issues that you need insight on and she’ll answer them on air. Please send your questions to LuAnn Nigara WWLD!

Show Highlights:

  • LuAnn provides the details around Griffin’s situation.
  • LuAnn speaks from her heart regarding making our babies our first priority.
  • Griffin should consider what she will and will not do during maternity leave.
  • Based on that conversation with herself and a trusted family member, friend, or peer, here are what Griffin’s next steps should be:
  • Review her projects and tie out as many as she can right now to completion.
  • Review and lock down her finances, including invoices and operating expenses.
  • Consider what happens with deficiency phone calls.
  • Consider what happens with new work inquiries.
  • Consider what to do about email and phone and who will be checking it.
  • If you have a social media presence, think about hiring it out!
  • If you have a newsletter, maybe take the time to write your blog posts now.
  • LuAnn details how Griffin may be able to put her work hat on once a week while a loved one cares for her baby as she monitors work situations.

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