Under the hood of Coudal Partners
5 Aug 2009
Design Glut has a great interview with Jim Coudal, of the one and only Coudal Partners. They’ve got a unique business model for a “design firm”, but it works for them. And it’s easy to see why, with some of the gems that Jim dropped during the interview.
Everythingâ€™s not all unicorns and rainbows, and sometimes itâ€™s a little scary, but we are a lot happier than we were in 2001. And thereâ€™s something to be said for that.
When you think to yourself, â€œIn 18 months Iâ€™m going to start my crocheted beer coaster company,â€ the problem with that sentence is the 18 months. What youâ€™re really saying is, â€œIâ€™m afraid.â€ Do it now. If you bankrupt a company before youâ€™re 25, thatâ€™s like a badge of honor! Get out there.