Priscille Joseph is the principal designer and founder of LPD Studio, an interior design studio located in Canada’s capital, with a focus in biophilic design and wellness. She’s a wife, mom, entrepreneur, plant parent, tea lover and podcast host of the Designing Wellness Podcast. Priscille has been working in the field for almost ten years with experience in residential and corporate design.
In this episode we discuss topics such as how to connect nature with your design, what the WELL Building Standard is and whether or not spaces should be separated for their different functions.
2:06 Intro into design
9:00 Biophilic Design
18:00 WELL Certification
23:29 Design preferences residential
25:15 quote how we sit in a chair
32:50 AI Technology in Design
38:44 Closing words and advice
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Tim Swakhammer from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, is the owner of Mold Medics, a company providing services in mold removal, air duct cleaning, mold and radon testing and mitigation.
We discuss common mold and indoor air quality issues in the home, including radon testing and mitigation and what contractors can do to improve indoor air quality during new construction and renovations.
For more from Tim and Mold Medics:
5:00 Indoor Air Quality
7:10 Types of Mold
13:20 No ventilation/ac high humidity solutions
16:00 Mold Testing
19:00 Symptoms from mold
31:24 Prep for renovations
Jeff Shore is the co-author of the new book "From Contract to Close" which focuses on how to earn referrals through outstanding customer care. Jeff is a 35-year real estate veteran and the founder of Shore Consulting, offering sales strategy, training and coaching to builders around the world.
If you’re involved with sales or customer service in your business, this is the episode for you. We discuss topics such as understanding how people make decisions, how to deal with couples when selling and how focusing on customer satisfaction will not help your business.
For more from Jeff Shore:
1:48 - Why sales
10:27 Tips strategies for working with Couples
15:30 The Customer satisfaction problem
29:30 Sales are down, how do you grow
33:30 The sales process - When to ask what’s your budget
38:50 Closing Questions
Manny Neves studied Film and TV and worked in Commercials and Film before coming back to construction. He jumped back into construction in 09 and started sharing the real side of construction online with "The Construction Life". Manny was approached by several producers to do a show but never agreed with the message portrayed by the usual construction shows you see out there and instead focused on building his own content. He shares a lot in this conversation, but a few things we discuss are:
How to vet clients, the number one thing young trades need to know and the difference between a great client and a difficult client!
For more from Manny:
2:00 Introduction into Construction
8:00 Starting a Podcast
14:30 Work Life Balance
17:40 Running a Construction Company
22:25 Working with Clients
33:00 Advice for getting into the Business
38:00 Where is the industry Going