The Business Lessons From 2009 That Will Get You Through 2020

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST’S AD PRO – Pros who made it through the Great Recession divulge what helped them survive.  In the early aughts, Boston-based Taniya Nayak was focused on interior design media, as a go-to designer for major networks, including HGTV, ABC, and Food Network. “After 9/11, and then [again] in 2009, everything was at a standstill,” she remembers. “New York was ‘over,’ everything was ‘over.’ I don’t allow myself to dwell on it like that.” Nayak has made a specialty of triumphing in difficult circumstances; these days, her skills are regularly put to use transforming the spaces of restaurants in peril on Food Network series Restaurant: Impossible. “It’s hard to get yourself out of the funk of financial hardship, but we are always optimistic.” CLICK TO READ MORE