EP 012 | Tracking Your Hours with Kimberley Seldon


About this Episode

You love getting paid without a hassle from your clients, but you hate logging hours. You have a real dilemma. It’s time to resolve this once and for all.
In this episode we learn:
– why effectively logging hours means fewer questions from clients
– how to track time
– why you need to log hours for hourly fee contracts and flat fee contracts

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BOD & You

As interior design professionals, we LOVE our work because it matters so much. We want our clients to get our best every time, because it’s going to affect the way they live for years to come. But doing our best work isn’t possible if we can’t dedicate ourselves to it. And we can’t dedicate ourselves to it if doesn’t earn us a living.

Business of Design™ is the best professional advice and business coaching available, and it’s just for you. Our mission is to liberate your talent and skill by showing you how to run a business that supports you, empowers you, and lets you love your work again.


Take Aways

Kimberley shares her billing structures and advice on language that gets a yes from your clients.


Recommended Reading:

Business of Design™ Volume 1: Have the Professional Life You’ve Always Wanted

If you haven’t already read Volume 1, you should. These are the very foundations that underpin your business.

Recommended Learnings:

COURSE: Getting Paid | Logging, Invoicing, Collecting

COURSE: Invoicing for Billable Hours | Establish a Firm Policy

COURSE: Logging Billable Hours | Simplify Your Process


  • Kimberley Seldon

    Yay you! It takes discipline but it’s worth doing. Thanks for sharing.

  • Heather Bates

    I like the way you broke this all down for us.. I know I’ve been leaving money on the table, that stopped this past Friday, when I began to write everything down.

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