Budget Worksheet for Design Professional Firms

I know, I know...you are operating a design firm to make the world a more beautiful/structurally sound/energy efficient/livable place. But remember your business is not unlike the dry cleaners or any other for-profit business - your cash inflow must exceed your cash outflow in order to be viable in the long-term.

You should be aware of what it is going to cost to run your business, pay employees, yourself and other owners, and what revenues will be required to cover those tabs. Click here for a simple budget form. Finances count!

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Patti Harris spent 13 years as the Managing Partner of a New York City-based construction law firm; in addition to overseeing the business operations of the firm, she advised clients on office and business management issues.

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