10 design business lessons that mostly apply to software business too


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.