EP 033 | Managing Client Expectations with Kimberley Seldon


About this Episode

Failing to manage the client’s expectations is a sure-fired way to destroy project harmony. In this one-on-one podcast with Kimberley, she reviews techniques and systems for efficient and effective communication with clients.
In this episode we learn:
– the number one reason you get fired
– specific moments when stating the truth is imperative
– why it’s ok to be busy
– how to take back control of your personal life
– healthy boundaries for healthy interactions

Take Aways

Develop a specific strategy for staying ahead of the client questions. A weekly (or more frequent) check-in can assure your client that you are on the job and everything is under control.

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.


Recommended Learnings:

COURSE: The Perfect Match | Your Ideal Client

COURSE: Ideal Client, Ideal Project, Close the Deal

COURSE: Dealing with Difficult Clients

Legal Disclosure This podcast is for educational purposes only and should not be used for any legal decisions. Kimberley Seldon Design Group, Kimberley Seldon Productions Inc., Kimberley Seldon Design and Media, Inc., Business of Design™, or any of its affiliated companies or staff is not responsible for any errors or omissions effecting accuracy in any content, and they will not be held liable for the use or misuse of information, facts, details or any other aspects should there arise any defects, errors, omissions or perhaps inaccuracies. Extensive research has been conducted to put this podcast together for the purpose of educating our industry in order to better serve the public. Care has been taken to acknowledge ownership of copyrighted material. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for every situation. This work is offered with the understanding that we do not render any legal, accounting or other professional advice. Seek the advice of a lawyer and/or other competent professional person in all matters of law. Further, listeners should be aware that internet websites mentioned may change or disappear between when this was recorded and when it was listened to.

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