What Level is Your Design Business?

Amy Lynn Allard: Tactics for Team and Project Management

Episode 693 of A Well-Designed Business®

Today with Amy Lynn Allard:

Welcome to A Well-Designed Business. Looking for advice on systems to turbo-charge your business? Amy Lynn Allard of Boston’s Amy Lynn Interiors learned to thrive using well-crafted, meticulous systems. She is big on time blocking, but that’s not all. Amy walks through two of her most powerful systems, the team agenda and an invaluable spreadsheet she uses to create a multiple-project timeline.

Pick it apart:

  • [17:53] Amy explains her approach to adding specs to elevations.

    [25:47] Amy walks through how she creates her agenda.

    [42:14] Amy explains her Monday morning overview meeting.

    [45:22] Amy shares how she creates a schedule for new client work.

    [46:42] LuAnn recaps Amy’s new client schedule creation process.

    [53:52] Amy shares about her business coach.

LuAnn and Amy Lynn Allard’s Ah-Ha moments:

“Hire and fire off your core values.” – Amy Lynn Allard

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