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LuAnn Nigara is a celebrated media personality, keynote speaker and seasoned entrepreneur. Recognized as the “go-to” keynote speaker for leaders and entrepreneurs to launch their life and get out of their own way, she always delivers a dynamic presentation. In her third business launch, LuAnn Nigara Inc., she provides business resources for entrepreneurs through live events and LuAnn University. LuAnn has published three books, is a sought-after columnist and has captured international attention for her weekly podcast “A Well-Designed Business®” which has more than 750 episodes and 5 million downloads.
LuAnn Nigara is a celebrated media personality, keynote speaker, and seasoned entrepreneur who is part of the partnership team behind both Window Works, custom window treatment and awning retailer, and Exciting Windows!, a national membership group for high achieving window treatment professionals. Known for her dynamic and energetic presentations, LuAnn has been recognized as the “go-to” keynote speaker for leaders and entrepreneurs to launch their life and get out of their own way. Now, in her third business launch, LuAnn Nigara Inc., she provides business resources for creative entrepreneurs through live events, LuAnn University and one on one coaching.  LuAnn has published three books, is a sought-after columnist and has captured international attention for her weekly podcast “A Well-Designed Business®” which has more than 750 episodes and 5 million downloads.
LuAnn Nigara is a celebrated media personality, keynote speaker, and seasoned entrepreneur who is part of the partnership team behind both Window Works, a custom window treatment and awning retailer and Exciting Windows!, a national membership group for high-achieving window treatment professionals. Now, in her third business launch, LuAnn Nigara Inc., she provides business resources for creative entrepreneurs through live events, LuAnn University, and one-on-one coaching.

 

Known for her dynamic and energetic presentations, LuAnn has been recognized as the “go-to” keynote speaker for leaders and entrepreneurs to launch their life and get out of their own way. Organizations from NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association), ASID National (American Society of Interior Designers), IFDA (International Furniture and Design Association), The High Point Market Authority, The Design Influencers Conference, Luxury Powerhouse Smart Conference, and others have all been inspired to action through her engaging keynotes. 

 

LuAnn has published three books. Her first book, The Making of A Well-Designed Business®, Turn Inspiration into Action, is a veritable how to for the small business owner detailing the best principles for starting, growing and managing a profitable business. By sharing her 35+ year career as an entrepreneur, LuAnn teaches, encourages, and inspires fellow entrepreneurs to make the commitment to running their business with proven business practices, ensuring their profitability and their success. 

Her second book, A Well-Designed Business®, The Power Talk Friday Experts is a co- authored book with twelve of the most sought-after business experts in the creative industry. A firm believer in collaboration over competition, as well as looking to experts for specific advice, LuAnn gathered the experts to provide resources for the difficult topics creative entrepreneurs face. Chapters on branding, charging your worth, pipeline building as well as managing your finances mean that each chapter can be a stand- alone lesson to be referred back to time and time again. Volume 2, in the same series, was released in February 2021. Again, the brightest and best business minds help creative entrepreneurs successfully grow and manage their firms. 

 

LuAnn has captured international attention for her weekly podcast “A Well-Designed Business®”. Praised by Architectural Digest as a top ten podcast in the interior design industry, it has the most 5 star ratings by far and the most downloaded podcast in the interior design industry. With more than 700 episodes and 4.5 million downloads, it performs in the top 9% of all podcasts, in all genres. 

 

A skilled and intuitive business woman, LuAnn is passionate about helping business owners intentionally grow their business confidence, their business skills, and their profits. She serves on the national board of the Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA). 

Her articles on leadership, business management, and salesmanship can be found in her monthly columns in AD Pro, a trade only membership community by Architectural Digest as well as in Window Fashion-Vision Magazine. 

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    Her energy and insights underscore her content, no matter what format it is delivered in. LuAnn is one smart cookie.

    –Adam Japko, Design Bloggers Conference
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    Her presentation was so tailored to the audience. Everyone related to what she was saying! LuAnn gets what it takes to motivate and inspire an audience.

    –Grace McNamara, IWCE
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    Hey Guys, I am a new e-designer and I have to YELL OUT from the rooftops that THIS PODCAST IS EVERYTHING!!!!.

    –Amanda, The Online Stylist
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    LuAnn understands the importance of making money in business, something a lot of interior designers have trouble with.

    –Carla, Carla Aston Designed
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    This podcast has been a game-changer for my business.

    –Cheryl, Dwell by Cheryl
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    As a former psychologist, I find the level of insight into human psychology LuAnn possesses to be truly remarkable.

    –Claudia, Claudia Josephine Design
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