29 04, 19

3-Part Formula for Increased Profits – Pt. 1

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Hi there! I hope you are well. I want to focus on finance today. There has been a lot of movement in the industry, especially as it pertains to billing models and profit. We all want to make and keep more money. But how do we do that? How do you know where you’re making money [...]

29 04, 19

Experiences are the new luxury

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: Brand Positioning, Business, Lux Touch|Tags: , |Comments Off on Experiences are the new luxury

I wanted to share an article I read a while ago in the Economist. If you’ve followed my work, you know I think that putting the Lux Touch on your service is where it’s at. The way I see it, business either have to go low or go high, especially in the design industries. The market [...]

29 04, 19

Layers of Excellence

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I’ve been thinking a lot about the elements involved in bringing our dreams into reality and creating our vision of excellence. What I find is that there are layers. Like an onion, all are relevant and all aspects need to be in alignment in order to really create what we want in our lives and in [...]

29 04, 19

7 Steps to Running a Luxury Design Firm

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: Business, Professional Development|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 7 Steps to Running a Luxury Design Firm

Hi there! I hope you have been well. I’ve been so busy, but great. I just got back from speaking at ASID NYC Design Education Summit last week and I wanted to share with you a point that I made during my presentation last week. It is about the growth trajectory of a luxury design firm. [...]

29 04, 19

Abundance

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Hi Everyone! I’ve been thinking a lot about the keys to manifesting abundance lately. A situation came up a few days ago that went metaphorically like this; “I have a fruit tree you can plant and it will bear all the fruit you can eat for a lifetime within 4 days.” A woman says to a [...]

29 04, 19

Putting Luxury Into Words

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Have you ever cringed when you read over an email that was sent to your client by one of your employees? Yeah? Well join the club! Hahaaa! Yes, this a challenge that comes across my desk on a weekly basis as I work through these brand refinements with Design Firms around the world. The big question [...]

29 04, 19

Ethos Design Collective Manifesto

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: Business, Mind, Soul, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ethos Design Collective Manifesto

From the desk of Kelly Schellert, Past President ASID Missouri East; Founding Partner/Visionary/Interior Designer/Entrepreneur of Ethos Design Collective and Ceanii Artful Interiors – Design/Renovations“You set off a dream in me…” For any one of you who have watched THE GREATEST SHOWMAN recently, or listened to their songs, you know this line from the beautiful song by Loren [...]

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