Inspiring Success in Architecture for Small Firms and Sole Proprietor Architects

EA027: Investigating the Missing 32% with Architect Rosa Sheng [Podcast]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Architecture school graduating classes consist of approximately 50% men and 50% women, but somewhere along the way to licensure, 32% of the women drop out of the profession to pursue other paths. Why does this gender gap exist? What are those women doing, if they’re not pursuing architecture? […]

EA026: Cool Spaces! on PBS TV with Architect Stephen Chung [Podcast]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download When I speak with architects about the critical issues we are facing in the profession, many of us echo the same solution of educating the public on what we do and why we do it. “If they only understood…” This week on the Entrepreneur Architect Podcast I speak […]

EA025: Successful Social Media Strategies for Architects [Podcast]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Annmarie and I launched our first website at fivecat.com in 1998, way before any other architects in the region were online. I’ve been writing blogs since 2006 and as social media grew in popularity, we adopted early and benefited tremendously. Having a strong online presence has made us […]

EA024: My Architecture Business Plan for Fivecat Studio [Podcast]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This Episode is Top Secret In this episode of the Entrepreneur Architect Podcast, I talk about how to create your own life plan and I’ll walk you through my own business plan step-by-step; the actual plan that I developed for Fivecat Studio back in 2006. I’ll share all […]

EA023: How to Build a Debt-Zero Architecture Firm [Podcast]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Money is critical to the success of any architecture firm, but how and why you find that money may determine whether you live or die as a small business. In this episode of the Entrepreneur Architect Podcast, we’re talking about building a business without debt and if you […]

EA022: How To Find Your First Job in Architecture with Edward Rowse Architects [Podcast]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This one is for the students. Dayne DeSerres is a working intern at Edward Rowse Architects based in Foxboro Massachusetts. He promotes the firm via Social Media and we communicate often on Twitter. A few weeks back, Dayne reached out in response to My Ultimate Guide to Landing […]

EA021: My Journey from Architecture School to My Own Architecture Firm [Podcast]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download I am a born entrepreneur. It is in my blood. From age 10, when I decided to become an architect, I knew that someday I would lead my own firm. With certainty for my destination, I planned my path, step by step, from graduation to business launch. It […]

EA020: How To More Than Double Your Fee on Your Next Architecture Project [Podcast]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download During my interview with a potential client, I answer many questions. Most are very similar; How much will it cost? How long will it take? Are you available to start right away? Do you have any references? You know… all the questions they learn to ask from their […]

EA019: My 6 Steps for Accomplishing Your Goals Without Feeling Overwhelmed [Podcast]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Do you ever feel overwhelmed with all your responsibilities? Of course you do, you’re an architect. We are born and bred to be overcommitted and stressed. On this episode I am going to share my 6 steps for accomplishing your goals without feeling overwhelmed. I hope this episode […]