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Architect And Entrepreneur

Author : Eric W. Reinholdt
ISBN : 1511750170
Genre : Architects
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Part narrative, part business book; Architect + Entrepreneur is filled with contemporary, relevant, fresh tips and advice, from a seasoned professional architect building a new business. The guide advocates novel strategies and tools that merge entrepreneurship with the practice of architecture and interior design. The Problem:Embarking on a new business venture is intimidating; you have questions. But many of the resources available to help entrepreneur architects and interior designers start their design business lack timeliness and relevance. Most are geared toward building colossal firms like SOM and Gensler using outdated methods and old business models. If you're an individual or small team contemplating starting a design business, this is your field guide; crafted to inspire action. The Solution:Using the lean startup methodology to create a minimum viable product, the handbook encourages successive small wins that support a broader vision enabling one to, "think big, start small, and learn fast." It's a unique take on design practice viewed through the lens of entrepreneurship and is designed to answer the questions all new business owners face, from the rote to the existential. Questions about: - Startup costs - Business models (old and new) - Marriage of business and design - Mindset - Branding & naming (exercises and ideas) - Internet marketing strategies - Passive income ideas - Setting your fee - Taxes - Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) - Securing the work - Client relations - Software - Billing rates - Contracts Building a business isn't a singular act; it's a series of small steps. Using the outline found in Architect + Entrepreneur you can start today. The chapters are organized to guide you from idea to action. Rather than write a business plan you'll be challenged to craft a brand and you'll sell it using new technologies. Follow the guide sequentially and you'll have both the tools and a profitable small business.

Architect And Entrepreneur

Author : Eric W. Reinholdt
ISBN : 1519690088
Genre : Architects
File Size : 83. 58 MB
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Should the practice of architecture be constrained to one set model: a singular creative process between architect and client? Practice is evolving; the current tired models serve only a select few - wealthy individuals, big corporations, and big government. Architect + Entrepreneur Volume 2 challenges the foundations of traditional practice and asks: + In what ways can we hack our craft to serve both our personal lifestyle and our professional goals? + What if design practice capitalized on the architect's drive to be creative and consumer buying culture in equal measure? + How can we turn our services into products? + How can young professionals compete in today's marketplace leveraging the power of the Internet? Eric Reinholdt, founder of 30X40 Design Workshop describes in detail how his business model has evolved to leverage passive income producing products and offers a new paradigm for practice. It's a manual of high-level strategies, field-tested tactics, and case studies showing how architects are reinventing practice in the 21st century. In this step-by-step manual you'll discover: + How to develop multiple passive income streams for your business + How to work with only the clients best suited to your brand + Templates for innovative business models leveraging active and passive income streams + Case studies describing how founders and architects built six-figure incomes by developing products + How to leverage the Internet to convert visitors into customers (and clients) + Methodology for selling custom plans repeatedly + Why writing a book isn't as difficult as you might think + Precise formula to earn your first $100 in passive income + How much you can earn from: affiliate relationships, advertising, and digital product development This manual provides a framework for young professionals to build passive revenue streams even before setting out on their own. Doing this builds wealth, professional freedom and increases the chances of success for nascent architecture businesses. It's essential reading for any Architect + Entrepreneur.

Architect Entrepreneur

Author : Eric W. Reinholdt
ISBN : OCLC:953935589
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Silvanus Trevail

Author : Ronald Perry
ISBN : 1903427436
Genre : Architects
File Size : 59. 42 MB
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Future Practice

Author : Rory Hyde
ISBN : 9780415533539
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 21. 85 MB
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"Here, finally, is a resource outlining fifteen new architectural practice types to help you adjust to a rapidly changing market place. Perhaps your practice would work best as a community enabler, a management thinker, or a social entrepreneur. Author Rory Hyde has found innovators from every part of the architecture field, from firm directors to students, so that their experiences will resonate with yours. These conversations allow you to hear the solutions they've found in their own words, unfiltered, straight from the source, so that you can decide how they suit you. Future Practice includes interviews with Wouter Vanstiphout, architectural historian, Marcus Westbury, director of Renew Newcastle, Bruce Mau, graphic designer, Bjarke Ingels, director of BIG, Dan Hill, senior consultant at the Urban Infomatics division of ARUP, Steve Ashton, partner of Ashton Raggatt MacDougall and many more"--

The Architect S Apprentice

Author : Elif Shafak
ISBN : 9780241970959
Genre : Fiction
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The Architect's Apprentice is a dazzling and intricate tale from Elif Shafak, bestselling author of The Bastard of Istanbul. 'There were six of us: the master, the apprentices and the white elephant. We built everything together...' Sixteenth century Istanbul: a stowaway arrives in the city bearing an extraordinary gift for the Sultan. The boy is utterly alone in a foreign land, with no worldly possessions to his name except Chota, a rare white elephant destined for the palace menagerie. So begins an epic adventure that will see young Jahan rise from lowly origins to the highest ranks of the Sultan's court. Along the way he will meet deceitful courtiers and false friends, gypsies, animal tamers, and the beautiful, mischievous Princess Mihrimah. He will journey on Chota's back to the furthest corners of the Sultan's kingdom and back again. And one day he will catch the eye of the royal architect, Sinan, a chance encounter destined to change Jahan's fortunes forever. Filled with all the colour of the Ottoman Empire, when Istanbul was the teeming centre of civilisation, The Architect's Apprentice is a magical, sweeping tale of one boy and his elephant caught up in a world of wonder and danger. 'Fascinating and gripping' Rosamund Lupton on Honour Elif Shafak is the acclaimed author of nine novels including The Bastard of Istanbul, The Forty Rules of Love and Honour, and is the most widely read female writer in Turkey. Her work has been translated into more than forty languages and she contributes to numerous international publications, including the New York Times, Financial Times, Guardian, Independent, Newsweek and Time magazine. She is also a public speaker working with The London Speaker Bureau and is a TED Global speaker. Elif Shafak has previously been longlisted for the Orange Prize, the Baileys Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Award, and shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. She is based in London with her two children.

The Architect As Developer

Author : John Calvin Portman
ISBN : UOM:39015007200325
Genre : Architecture
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The E Myth Architect

Author : Michael E. Gerber
ISBN : 0983500193
Genre : Architecture
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"Running a successful architectural firm is a juggling act. You need expertise in your area of architecture to provide services to clients. You also need the know-how to run a small business. You've probably been well prepared by your education and experience for the technical ins and outs of an architecture firm. Yet what training has prepared you to run a business?" --Description from publisher.

Lifestyle Entrepreneur

Author : Jesse Krieger
ISBN : 9781614486282
Genre : Self-Help
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Make Money Doing What You Love, Even in Tough Times Lifestyle Entrepreneur is the result of having lived a non-traditional life. In my twenties, I launched five businesses and sold the last two. I have been in a rock band touring America, and I’ve been flown around the world as a professional dating coach. I have traveled to and lived in over twenty-five countries, learning the local languages while there. I feel very blessed to have friends all over the world, a family that loves me at home, and generally able to live the life that I’ve always dreamed of. But this book isn’t about me. It’s about you! If you take only 10 percent of the information and ideas in this book and put them into practice, it will change your life. I promise. Lifestyle Entrepreneur contains the essence of everything I’ve learned over the last ten years of starting businesses, traveling the world, and exploring the things I’m passionate about. Now I would like to share a blueprint for how you can do all of these things and more. Are you ready?

Little Bets

Author : Peter Sims
ISBN : 1439170444
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 89. 60 MB
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“An enthusiastic, example-rich argument for innovating in a particular way—by deliberately experimenting and taking small exploratory steps in novel directions. Light, bright, and packed with tidy anecdotes” (The Wall Street Journal). What do Apple CEO Steve Jobs, comedian Chris Rock, prize-winning architect Frank Gehry, and the story developers at Pixar films all have in common? Bestselling author Peter Sims found that rather than start with a big idea or plan a whole project in advance, they make a methodical series of little bets, learning critical information from lots of little failures and from small but significant wins. Reporting on a fascinating range of research, from the psychology of creative blocks to the influential field of design thinking, Sims offers engaging and illuminating accounts of breakthrough innovators at work, and a whole new way of thinking about how to navigate uncertain situations and unleash our untapped creative powers.

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