This could be sticking with a dud design solution, a dud client, a dud employee or just a dud business – at some stage we've all been guilty of not knowing when to give up.
There are different solutions for each scenario.
Using a Design business model canvas you can check that your studio is still staying focused. You can see how to use the Design business model canvas in The business of design.
How do you know you've got where you're going if you haven't documented that's where you want to be?
They sound boring, but plans do work. They give focus to a business. They make you articulate what you want and when you want it. They force realistic deadlines on tasks, and give motivation – a reason for being –during difficult times.
Read all about using a Design business model canvas in The business of design.
Each one of us is individual but our challenges are universal. This has been proven to me in two different scenarios:
Putting processes in place that help avoid making these 3 mistakes will strengthen your business and make it easier to concentrate on other areas. You can avoid all of these mistakes by using a Design business model canvas as outlined in The business of design.