My dear friend & collegue, Jackson West (who I adore), wrote a blog several years ago that stated, home staging training online courses are no field day. As I’ve always been a true believer of hands-on staging being a key ingredient for success, bringing my staging classes online while still providing quality training, left a…Read More
Perhaps the one quote that illustrates the need for a strong business plan is from the book, What they don’t teach you in Business School. Mark McCormick conducted a study from the 1979 Harvard MBA Program. In that year, the students were asked,
Have you set clear, written goals for your future and made plans to accomplish them?”
Only three percent of the graduates had written goals and plans; 13 percent had goals, but they were not in writing; and a whopping 84 percent had no specific goals at all.
Ten years later, the members of the class were interviewed again, and the findings, while somewhat predictable, were nonetheless astonishing.
Read the blog to find out how it turned out…Pin It Read More
In Part one of this series, “Becoming a Home Stager: How to Run a Successful Staging Business” I analyzed the top problems and questions looming in the minds of new home stagers, or possibly even stagers who have been in the business but are struggling. In this post, I’m going to begin dissecting and analyzing them.Read More
The idea of becoming a home stager and running a successful home staging business can be exciting, horrifying, thrilling, daunting and overwhelming. Bringing your passion into a new business can be like giving birth to a child. Just like children, businesses will grow, change and if you do it right, take on a life of their own, able to function in society without you.Read More
I know it’s counter intuitive to think that the real estate market collapse and the debacle on Wall Street has been good for the Home Staging Industry, but if you really take a closer look, you’ll find that it has. If you’ve been in the market long enough, since it was prosperous and growing unchecked, then you may remember what the staging industry was like.Pin It Read More