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Why Efficiency Matters

Laura and I are taking this time to streamline our processes, improve project efficiency, and really get our collective “act together” so we’ll be poised and ready for this Explosive Growth!

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Building Your Epiphany Bridge

In fact, stories are the most powerful means of not just bouncing words off of someones skull, but actually tapping into their emotions. Make the story about how you are different while also evoking true emotions and you will have truly created a bond, a bond of differentiation.

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Words to Live By

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same…

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Kravet Interviews David Shepherd

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, Gary Searle, VP of Kravet Canada, interviewed David Shepherd. Many of the questions and answers were related to the current state of the economy and its long-term impact on interior designers.

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What if Your Greatest Risk is Explosive Growth?

In fact, he continues, “…we will see the most explosive growth in employment and GDP ever experienced by this nation throughout the 4th quarter of this year! The recovery will be a very sharp “V,” not the gradual “U” that others predict.”

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Make Learning a Lifetime Habit

Roosevelt was what we might call a “lifetime learner.” Learning became, for him, a mode of personal enjoyment and a path to professional success. It’s a habit many of us would like to emulate. The Economist recently argued that with all the disruptions in the modern economy, particularly technology, ongoing skill acquisition is critical to persistent professional relevance. Formal education levels are regularly linked to higher earnings and lower unemployment. And apart from its utility, learning is fun.

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How the Pandemic May Change Office Layouts Forever…

The modern corporate office is renowned for open, collaborative work spaces, in-house coffee bars and standing desks with room for two giant computer monitors. Soon, there may be a new must-have perk: the sneeze guard. This plexiglass barrier that can be mounted on a desk is one of many ideas being mulled by employers as they contemplate a return to the workplace after coronavirus lockdowns…

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Will The Quarantine Change Home Design Forever?

Not in recent memory have so many Americans carried out nearly every aspect of our lives—working, schooling, resting, playing, eating—at home. Spending so much time at home has meant we’ve had to rethink the way we use certain spaces, from setting up workspaces inside and out to popping up virtual happy hours from our living room sofas.

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