10 design business lessons that mostly apply to software business too

March 1, 2014

From What Bill Knew:

  • Focusing on making a partnership work is more profitable than focusing on making money.
  • Love your employees more than you love your clients.
  • The best new business is your current business.
  • Price projects by asking yourself what the client's lawyer would charge.
  • It's better to be hired for your work than for your price.
  • When it comes to getting paid, the first of the month is better than the thirtieth.
  • Making money off mechanicals, printing and computers turns your business into a commodity.
  • The books in your library are more important than the numbers on your balance sheet.
  • In order to love your work, take vacations.
  • Power, in business, comes from sharing money and valuing love.