I am a brutally honest consultant that provides business advice to creative teams. I offer customized solutions on the best way to run and manage your business. I am a fast-talker, a designer by degree, a frequently requested speaker, an avid reader, a trend-spotter, and your advocate. I love what I do and who I work with.
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Tackle the most critical, relevant, and timely business issues
October 22-23, 2015
A two-day event for principals of graphic design firms focused on essential business practices including: business models and staffing strategies, new business development and positioning, client and project management strategies, qualifying clients, and proposal writing and additional pricing (including a much loved pricing workshop).
Pre-Conference Workshops (2) and Managing Projects and Clients for High Impact
November 12-15, 2015
I’ll also be running the following two, 3-hour pre-conference workshops. The first one will focus on effective best practice management solutions to building, managing and nourishing an in-house creative team while the second workshop provide insight and expertise on writing winning proposals and creating smart pricing strategies that help you get paid what you’re worth.
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Emily's expertise in proposal writing, new business, and strategy has been essential to our growth as a studio. We couldn't imagine running our business without her. If only she could grow a giant beard.
— Jason Kernevich, Principal + Creative Director, The Heads of State, Philadelphia, PA
Emily is a ruthless, whip-cracking disciplinarian of a design business consultant. And I mean that with infinite admiration and love. She’s done wonders for Volume.
— Eric Heiman, Partner, Volume Inc., San Francisco, CA
With Emily’s guidance, we were able to lay a solid foundation for future improvements that we continue to build on today.
— Randy J. Hunt, Creative Director, Etsy, NY