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by Christina Henck
he issue at hand (pun intended) is about Real People and their Real Stories. In the spirit of spring’s emerging fresh start, I’ll share a design anecdote with you. It is all about real people collectively working together to achieve great results for a home’s fresh start. In my industry, Interior Design, there are many players in the game. These players must share the same vision for the home’s successful design. Stephen R. Covey gives the advice electricians are on the ground daily in his book, The 7 Habits of Highly doing the work. Building inspectors, Effective People, “Begin with the end project managers and designers, in mind.” Expectations are outlined, vimeanwhile, work behind the scenes sion is shared and all the players must to make sure all items are planned, agree on what the end result shall be. paid for and aligned for success. For example, on an interior design Spring is the time to update the job, luxurious furniture is selected, a items in your home and take on new tray ceiling is crafted for an elaborate projects. As I always say, “Change master suite and gorgeous textured your house, change your life.” Make wallpaper is installed. If designer fursure when you do decide to change niture is delivered while the ceiling is your house into a home, you hire the being built, you could say that there right people who have a clear vision might be a small problem! and know how to get it done. The key to a smooth operation is At Henck Design, we oversee all knowing what has to happen and when. moving parts to make sure projects During a renovation, multiple crews run smoothly for our clients. Conwork on different items at once. Hiring tractors know their roles, vision is designers and project managers is vi- established in the beginning and the tal when clients want to avoid issues. project is managed carefully. After The real people who make everyall, as John Maxwell said, “A leader thing happen? Tradesmen come to is one who knows the way, goes the mind first. Carpenters, plumbers and way and shows the way.” prh
Designing for you Christina Henck, Henck Design Henckdesign.com
Our annual Real People/Real Stories issue.