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We're just a few days away from the fourth quarter of 2023. So with the business year winding down, it's the perfect time to start thinking about 2024. I know it can be tough to start thinking about the future when you are still VERY busy with the present, but doing this work now will set you up...

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How Do You Define Success? business coach business ideas business leader business success business tips business trends define your own success entrepreneur female entrepreneur how do you define success how to be a ceo interior design interior design business interior designer kathleen dipaolo return on interiors roi system running a small business small business small business owner smart business success women led business women run business your success is personal

What success means is SOOO subjective! It can be financial benchmarks for some people, having a full roster of clients for others, or even just hitting certain personal goals. What success is NOT is some sort of set path that everyone has to follow. In our industry, we seem to forget that! The...

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4 Ways to Deal with Business Stress business coach business ideas business leader business tips business trends entrepreneur female entrepreneur how to be a ceo how to deal with stress interior design interior design business interior designer kathleen dipaolo return on interiors roi system running a small business small business small business owner smart business stress in your business women led business women run business

It can be SOOOO stressful running your own business. And lately the interior design business has had more than its fair share of stress. But we all know that stress is a killer - literally! And it definitely doesn't help us do a better job or be more creative when we're feeling that pressure and...

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Why is it SO hard to talk about money?? It is actually more difficult for people than talking about death or politics. UGH. Interior designers are creatives - we love to talk about the pretty things and the stunning interiors we're going to create. But then we break out in a sweat when we have to...

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How to Handle the 5 Top Business Frustrations business coach business ideas business leader business tips business trends entrepreneur female entrepreneur how to be a ceo interior design interior design business interior designer kathleen dipaolo return on interiors roi system running a small business small business small business owner smart business top business frustrations women led business women run business

I love interior design - and I know you do, too! We are thrilled when we're being creative, we love making our clients happy, and we are so excited to finish a lovely project. But... There are those moments that make us wonder why we're in this business at all! Things go wrong, clients...

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4 Ways to Take Control of Your Time business coach business ideas business leader business productivity business tips business trends controlling your time entrepreneur female entrepreneur how to be a ceo interior design interior design business interior designer kathleen dipaolo organization return on interiors roi system running a small business small business small business owner smart business women led business women run business work smarter not harder

"Where did the day go?!" I can't count the number of times I've said that at the end of a long work day! Sometimes it seems like I just started and the clock fast-forwarded to 5pm. If you know that feeling, you also know it can really create a real sense of overwhelm - like you are NEVER...

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