How to be a Successful Architect

Lisa Raynes

by Lisa Raynes

26/09/2021, in How To Be An Architect | Main Blog

In this 10 part series, architect Lisa Raynes takes colleague Sandy Hickey through a process of discovery to find out what it takes to be a successful architect:

Pride Road Architects Overview Day

Chartered Architect, Sandy Hickey joined Pride Road in September 2021 to…READ MORE

Day 1 – Training Day

On Day 1, Sandy experienced her first client prospect meeting with founder Lisa Raynes…READ MORE

Day 2 – Concept Design Workshop

Madga Haener takes our new recruit Sandy through a workshop from etiquette on arrival, establishing rapport and designing with flair….READ MORE

Day 3 – Understanding the Business

On Day 3 Sandy meets Business Consultant Adam Davison to discuss her business plan and her go to market action plan….READ MORE

Day 4 – Image Styling

On Day 4 Sandy meets Natascha Diskin, Savvy Style to discuss image styling designed to build confidence and create the right impression. …READ MORE

Day 5 – Networking

Day 5 and Sandy attends her first networking event in Bolton where Pride Road founder Lisa Raynes was giving a 20 minute presentation on her journey into franchising…READ MORE

Day 6 – Professional Photos

On Day 6 Sandy attends a BNI meeting – her second networking event, and has a professional headshot taken by Phil Tragen…READ MORE

Day 7 – Running a Workshop

On Day 7, Sandy runs her first concept design workshop….READ MORE

Day 8 – Marketing Automation

On Day 8, Sandy started looking at the back office systems of Pride Road Architects…READ MORE

Day 9 – Coaching

A 2 hour session with Business Coach Imelda O’Keefe, Fresh Business Services talking about time management, confidence and tips on networking. …READ MORE

Day 10 – Financial Training

On her final day of formal training, architect Sandy Hickey sat down with Pride Road’s Rachel Moses to look through the Operations Manual to see how to use it in the day to day running of her business….READ MORE