3 Myths About Going For Principal or Partner That You Need to Stop Believing

3 Myths about going for principal or partner

3 Myths About Going For Principal or Partner That You Need to Stop Believing I hear a lot of things from women who want to feel valued and recognized as leaders in their companies. They’ve considered the possibility of becoming a partner or principal in their firm, but they don’t believe it’s achievable for them […]

5 Simple Steps to Becoming a Principal or Partner in Your Firm

5 Steps to Becoming a Principal or Partner in Your Firm

5 Simple Steps to Becoming a Principal or Partner in Your Firm If you’re looking to make principal or partner in your firm, there are a few things you need to know… First of all, you don’t even have to *absolutely* know that you want to be a principal to get started on the steps […]

Why It’s Great Being an Owner in Your Design Career

why it's great being an owner

Why It’s Great Being an Owner in Your Design Company We don’t talk about money very often openly in our society, and we don’t talk about what it’s like to be an owner in a company.   And one of the things we really don’t talk about?    How much more money you can make […]

What to do When Your Architecture or Design Career is Unfulfilling

bored at work

How to Get More Creative Work, Social Impact Design, and Purpose in Your Job We spend the majority of our waking hours on work, and so we want to feel like our work makes a difference. If your architecture or design job doesn’t provide you with a sense of purpose or accomplishment, you might have […]

How to Achieve Your Goals — Without Losing Your Creative Soul

Ever feel like you’re never getting enough done? Or can get things done — but at the expense of your creativity? I was that kid in the soccer league who failed at defending the goal because I was off in the field distracted by picking flowers. I was always getting lost in my own world, […]

From Anxious Business Owner to a Confident Expert in Her Business: Taylor’s Story

Watch our interview below Listen to our interview below Like many small firm owners, Taylor Plosser Davis, the principal of TPD Architect, was “worried about everything”—every last dollar and project.  She was overwhelmed and was missing out on family activities like dinner and spending time with her husband and kids. Taylor had a “huge question […]

4 Big Myths About Career Growth That Are Totally Holding You Back

professional, mid career growth

I hear a lot of things from women who are feeling stuck in their careers – and I wanted to take a moment to clear up a few of the biggest myths and misconceptions that I see about growing in your creative career: 1 | You can only be successful in your career if you […]

How to Get a Promotion as a Designer (Even If You’ve Been Passed Over Before)

design career coach, professional creative

Ever seen someone get a promotion and wonder, “How’d they get that?”  The path to advancement in design and the creative fields can be very mysterious and behind-the-scenes so it’s not always easy to figure out how to get chosen. If you’ve been eyeing a specific title change or promotion and haven’t known how to […]