BUSINESS bootcamp

BUSINESS bootcamp

A 6 week, online, intensive course designed to help creative entrepreneurs run their studios like a pro.

A 6 week, online, intensive course designed to help you double your business.

Start Date: Sep 4

Available Seats: 85/150

Length: 6 Weeks

Start: September 4, 2018

Available Seats: 85/150

Length: 6 Weeks

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Learn How to Double Your Business

Learn how to double your business by closing more leads, charging more money, and multiplying your time. Business Bootcamp is a unique opportunity for a structured, step-by-step process that will accelerate your business to the next level. If you’ve ever considered hiring Chris as a consultant, this pilot course is an astounding value.

Learn How to Double Your Business

Learn how to double your business by closing more leads, charging more money, and multiplying your time. Business Bootcamp is a unique opportunity for a structured, step-by-step process that will accelerate your business to the next level. If you’ve ever considered hiring Chris as a consultant, this pilot course is an astounding value.

Is this course right for you?

Is this course for you?

Creative Entrepreneur

If you are starting a creative services business and need guidance about overcoming sales objections, closing leads, and hiring a team, this course is for you.

Small-size
Studio

Are you a studio with 2-4 people and have been stuck at that level for at least a year? Learn how Chris was able to double his business at Blind and scale exponentially.

Medium-SIZE
AGENCY

If you own an agency or studio that employs 10-30 people, isn’t it time to stop doing all of the major sales yourself? This course will help your leaders to close bigger leads and delegate beautifully.

Hear the success stories from the graduates themselves.

Bootcamp Overview

Bootcamp
Overview

WK1 | Mindset & Communication

Learn tactical methods to create the prime mindset for your next sales call. Get conversational techniques and approach templates to diagnose the lead’s problem and surface their objections. Rehearse being completely transparent and neutral with mindset homework assignments.

  Conversational Tactics

Learn from strategy-led conversations with a designer-oriented breakdown of business terminology.

WK2 | Diagnosing

How do you know what each client really needs? Are you truly maximizing each and every project’s scope? Are they looking for additional studios to handle work that you could do? Learn and practice techniques that Chris uses to unearth the true scope of the project.

  Become a consultant

Help your clients determine their needs from their wants. Position yourself higher on the food chain than a pixel pusher.

WK3 | Overcoming Objections

How do you respond to a client who tells you that you’re too expensive? How do you still win the job without reducing the budget or scope? Chris will share how he responds to 95% of the objections we receive during the sales cycle.

  Win clients without reducing budget.

Learn techniques like Raging Bull, Double Down, Hall of Mirrors,  and more. Get role-play experience and practice dealing with the most common and daunting client objections.

WK4 | Pricing Strategies

How much money have you left on the table? If you’re still charging hourly, probably a lot. Learn how to calculate your global minimum level of engagement.

  Value-based pricing

Learn how Chris calculates value-based pricing in the room, with the client.

WK5 | Closing & Onboarding

Once scope and price have been agreed upon, what’s the next step? What about contracts? Learn how we onboard clients at Blind, from contract to outlining payment terms and milestones. Transition your clients into your agency family delightfully.

  Onboard your clients professionally and close the deal.

Practice handling the difference between customer service and customer abuse. Finally, learn how to identify red flags and anticipate disasters.

WK6 | Delegating

Are you doing all the work yourself? Is it easier for you to do than explain? Learn how Chris delegates creative assignments and sets expectations to the team. Build a high-performing freelance roster with the template we use at Blind. Learn how to tell when it is time to hire and fire staff, and when it is time to negotiate rates and deadlines. Learn how to have to the difficult conversation when someone is no longer the right fit for the team.

  Master project management tools and tactics.

Practice art direction techniques and master project management tools and tactics.

Business Bootcamp is for serious entrepreneurs who are willing to do what it takes to achieve scale. It’s not for everyone. Still interested?

What is included

Intimate, online two-hour group lecture with Chris Do every week.

Weekly Q&A sessions in order to clarify learning objectives or homework assignments.

Additional Focus groups led by our experienced instructors.

Homework/exercises every week. Reading list and more.

Actionable templates, scripts and worksheets for every topic.

Unlimited Access to all the content for the entire course duration.

What is included

Intimate, online two-hour group lecture with Chris Do every week.

Weekly Q&A sessions in order to clarify learning objectives or homework assignments.

Additional Focus groups led by our experienced instructors.

Homework/exercises every weekday. Reading list and more.

Actionable templates, scripts and worksheets for every topic.

Unlimited Access to all the content for the entire course duration.

If you’ve ever considered hiring Chris as a consultant, this pilot course is an astounding value.

Finally, we completely answer your most asked questions:

Finally, we answer your most frequently asked questions

01.


How do I win clients during my next sales call with total clarity on their problem and objections?

02.


How do I unearth the true scope of the project and position my business higher than pixel pushers?

03.


How to calculate a global minimum level of engagement and collect money left on the table?

04.


How do I respond to a client who tells me that I am too expensive? How can I possibly still win the job at the higher price point?

05.


How do I negotiate and win the clients without reducing the budget or scope during the sales cycle?

06.


How do I onboard clients and establish payment terms, milestones, and contracts for a win-win case?

07.


How do I identify red flags and anticipate disasters so I can close the deals with high profitability?

08.


How do I build a high-performing freelance roster to multiply productivity?

09.


How can I tell when it is time to hire and fire staff? How do I negotiate things like rates and deadlines with my team?

Chris Do scaled Blind to a multi-million dollar enterprise. He has also been coaching other creative entrepreneurs to achieve these goals for years.
Are you ready to scale your practice?

Who is Chris Do?

Who is Chris Do?

Chris Do is an Emmy award-winning designer, founder and CEO of Blind, Inc and The Futur.

Mr. Do has served on the board and is an advisor for organizations including: Society to Promote Japanese Animation, AIGA/LA, Emmys Motion & Title Design Peer Group, Otis Board of Governors, Saleshood, Santa Monica College and Woodbury University.

Prior to forming Blind, Mr. Do worked at Cole & Weber, Seattle as an Art Director, Epitaph Records as a designer and freelance designer at broadcast design firm, Novocom and R/GA LA under Kyle Cooper on main titles such as The Island of Dr. Moreau, Celtic Pride and Eraser.

Blind has worked with:

“Best online business course ever!”

It provided me with the confidence and knowledge to negotiate much higher fees. It has taken the guessing away from the game and left me with a toolset and a supportive community to tackle any business challenge I face.

Kerry Murphy

“Best online business course ever!”

It provided me with the confidence and knowledge to negotiate much higher fees. It has taken the guessing away from the game and left me with a toolset and a supportive community to tackle any business challenge I face.

Kerry Murphy

frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is this course so expensive?

What is one new client worth to you? How much money have you left on the table because you were afraid to ask or didn’t know how to value your work? What else could you do if had a little more help to produce the work you currently get? The cost of the course pales in comparison to the value of the knowledge you will gain.

Do you offer a payment plan?

Ready to join, but still need help? No problem. For the PRO tier, you can split up the tuition over four monthly payments. Just click the payment link under the Sign Up button below. 

Will the curriculum change?

As we get closer to the event, our curriculum may shift slightly to reflect the things our students are most concerned with. Keep checking this page – we’ll post any changes here.

When does the course start?

This semester starts on September 4, 2018–but the early bird pricing ends on Sunday, August 12, so don’t wait!

Find a plan that’s right for you

Find a plan that’s right for you

STANDARD

$1,995

Access to 6 Lecture Videos
(After the course is finished):

Lecture 1: Selling Expertise

Lecture 2: Framing the Project

Lecture 3: Pricing Strategies

Lecture 4: Overcoming Objections

Lecture 5: Closing & Onboarding

Lecture 6: Multiplying Your Time

PRO

$3,995

Everything in Standard, plus:

Download lecture PDFs

Participate in the live Q&A sessions

Attend unrecorded focus groups

Receive weekly homework assignments

Take part in role-play practice

Download forms, templates & scripts

Bonus material

Need a payment plan?
Click here to enroll for 4 payments of $999/month.

PREMIUM

$9,995

Everything in Standard & Pro, plus:

Priority Q&A time

Shadow Chris for a day*:

Full 8 hours (11AM – 7PM PST)

Scheduled individually

Includes paid lunch

Intimate access to behind-the-scenes

*Travel expenses not included

Find a plan that’s right for you

Find a plan that’s right for you

STANDARD

$1,995

Access to 6 Lecture Videos
(After the course is finished):

Lecture 1: Selling Expertise

Lecture 2: Framing the Project

Lecture 3: Pricing Strategies

Lecture 4: Overcoming Objections

Lecture 5: Closing & Onboarding

Lecture 6: Multiplying Your Time

PRO

$3,995

Everything in Standard, plus:

Download lecture PDFs

Participate in the live Q&A sessions

Attend unrecorded focus groups

Receive weekly homework assignments

Take part in role-play practice

Download forms, templates & scripts

Bonus material

Need a payment plan?
Click here to enroll for 4 payments of $999/month.

PREMIUM

$9,995

Everything in Standard & Pro, plus:

Priority Q&A time

Shadow Chris for a day*:

Full 8 hours (11AM – 7PM PST)

Scheduled individually

Includes paid lunch

Intimate access to behind-the-scenes

*Travel expenses not included