Deborah Flate is recognized for developing a breakthrough thought concept for client-focused sales. A natural extension of Deborah’s in-the-trenches experience in marketing and the design industry, this proven model delivers measurable results for companies and sales people all over the world.
After two decades of working in interior design, Deborah decided to shape her own destiny and leap into industry sales. She has since partnered up with a number of industry leaders, and worked with struggling retail companies to help them achieve their goals. Before opening her consulting company, Deborah honed her skills in hospitality, contract and the retail market.
As a premier sales strategist, she is known for her ability to ignite and motivate sales people with her breakthrough thinking. Her coaching style is practical, street-savvy and humorous, and she relies on her experience delivering fearless innovations in interior design to bring out the best in people.
Deborah is a sough-after speaker at major conferences, such as at NeoCon in Chicago and IIDEX in Canada, to name a few. And she’s a regular speaker at design centers all over the country. Her fusion of real-life stories and sales know-how captivate audiences with an infectious spark. Deborah has written for many trade publications including Monday Morning Quarterback, Canadian Interiors and Rain Today