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6 Questions with Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson is Western Washington’s go-to source for carpeting. Since joining the Bentley team in 2016 as the sole representative in Seattle, Michelle has grown market share over 500%. Her hard work has recently led to several awards, including the Rise-Star award in 2018, the Pinnacle Award for the Western Region in 2019, the IIDA NPC Industry Professional of the Year 2020 and the Bentley Mills Salesperson of the Year Award for 2020. Now Michelle faces the challenge of selling in a unique market during very unique times. In this Q+A, Michelle discusses how her approach has changed since the pandemic, what makes Seattle such an exciting market to sell in, and some of the secrets to her sales savviness.
Culture, Happenings, Interior Design, Trends,

Bentley’s 2019 Color Forecast

From keeping us in order (red means “stop” and green means “go”) to conveying structure (think maps and color-coded lists) to expressing our moods – color is a powerful influence in our everyday lives. We live and breathe fashion, color and interiors, and we’re always looking ahead to what’s next. We provide designers with colorways that enable them to unleash their creativity, while still delivering a trendy – or timeless – aesthetic that their clients will adore.
Behind The Design, Culture, Interior Design,

Three Cuts Make a Roll: Sales Master Wendy Jorgensen on How to Stay Resilient

Not everyone is cut out for sales. Even superstars are challenged – by competitors, market conditions, customer demands. But according to Bentley’s 2017 Sales Person of the Year, attitude is everything. Wendy Jorgensen, saleswoman extraordinaire from the bustling Big Apple and a finalist for this year’s Interior Design HiP Seller award, is a true believer in mind over matter. It’s what keeps her resilient – and successful.
Culture, NeoCon,

6 Questions with… Paula Hagerty, Sales Superstar and Goal Go-Getter

When Paula Hagerty has a goal, she makes sure it’s within her sights. Literally. She writes it on a piece of paper, pins it to her bulletin board, and looks at it every day – right next to a running list of big sales and projects she’s working on. Ambitions side-by-side with achievements. Wishes next to the hard work it takes to make them come true.
Culture, Happenings,

The Holiday Survival Guide – Bentley Edition

We’re officially in our prime of the holiday season! Need a tip or two to get you through the holidays without breaking a sweat? We’ve got you covered with our official 2016 Bentley Holiday Survival Guide. Stay tuned as we share, we laugh, and even give you a fact or two about how we keep our Bentley carpet rockin’ through the holiday shuffle!