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You can’t grow a business with broke customers

Back when I was just starting out in architecture, I remember one of my first clients. I had carefully calculated the costs and told them the project would be 10.000€. They hesitated and then asked if I could do it for 5.000€. Eager to please and get the job, I agreed. What a mistake that was.
The project turned into a nightmare. The client, having stretched their budget, was overly involved and anxious about every detail. They questioned my decisions, constantly asked for changes, and the stress was palpable. It was a learning experience I wouldn’t forget.

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7 income streams for an architect

Relying solely on your salary in this field can make you feel like you’re always waiting for the next big project to come along.
It’s unpredictable and, frankly, a very stressful.
But hey, what am I going to tell you that you don’t already know?
To make sure you don’t have to gamble every month, you have to diversify your income.

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What is the average salary of an architect in every country?

My friend.
We already know that you are a first class architect.
You dedicate all the time in the world to your projects.
You master all kinds of design programs and produce plans like a machine.
But when payday comes, you look at your paycheck and think:
“What is this shit?”
I feel you. You’re not alone.

The Definitive Master in Business for Architecture
Multiple Income Streams with Digital Products

Building multiple streams of income is essential for long-term financial stability.
Every architect should know that, don’t you think?
You can start with leveraging your primary skill set.
And gradually branching out to new revenue streams that complement one another.

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