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Sep 16, 2020

Episode Summary : 

In this episode, Sharon shares the business and marketing strategies she uses that have helped her land high-end clients at premium fees that have helped her business grow faster. By positioning her business in the market as an expert in apartment development and new multi-complex commercial development, she has simplified her marketing and landed jobs with multiple design opportunities. This marketing position has also given her some of the most prestigious jobs in her local market. 

Sharon also shares how implementing strategies such as simplifying her sales process, implementing a design fee, and leveraging trade shows and associations have helped her be seen as more professional and increased her cash flow and revenue exponentially. 

This episode is full of gold and massive value! The strategies shared can be applied to any business where an owner thinks bigger and out of the box to help them have faster growth and a more streamlined business. 


Name Of the Guest: Sharon Crow-Chapman

About the Guest : 

Sharon Crow-Chapman is an interior designer who partners with apartment developments and new commercial properties to create or update to attract top dollar leases and high-value tenants.

After spending nearly 20 years in the design industry, Sharon knows what truly drives a new development to be a hit in its market.  It is not about parts and pieces; it's about creating an image and look.  More so - about that feeling when you walk through the doors.

Sharon has been featured on the cover of Vendor magazine, a multi-family development publication.  She was also recently honored to be named as an exclusive designer at One Cardinal Way.  St. Louis's premier-sought after apartment property overlooking the Cardinal's Busch Stadium.  

Sharon holds a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University.  She has been the CEO and principal designer at Sharon Chapman Design since 2018.

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About the Host: 

Ann Carden is a highly sought-after Expert Business Growth Consultant, Marketing Strategist, three-time published Author and a #1 Bestselling Author, and Professional Speaker for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  

With more than forty-one years of business experience and coaching and consulting hundreds of coaches, entrepreneur’s and owners in more than forty different industries to more success, Ann knows what it takes to succeed in all areas of business.

After spending thirteen years in corporate business management, Ann started her journey as an entrepreneur building businesses for herself for twenty-nine years. Here first business started out of financial hardship and Ann was able to propel that business into the international market (before the internet.)

After selling that business, she went on to start and build five more businesses to succeed. She has sold those businesses and today has a passion for helping small business owners and entrepreneurs build their success.

She has been featured on the affiliates of ABC, NBC, CW, and FOX, among many other media outlets. Her articles have been published on Small Business Trendsetters and Business Innovators Magazine, and she has been a featured guest on multiple podcast shows such as; “Business Innovators Radio” podcast which can be heard at:

She was also chosen as one of the top coaches in the world by Six-Figure Coach Magazine.

Through the years Ann has educated thousands of professionals through speaking, workshops, seminars, and online platforms as a Speaker.

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