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The 'Surprises' Your Design Clients Will Not Love

There is nothing better than walking your client through their finished home and surprising them with all the stunning details and incredible design! It's fantastic to know that you've amazed them with your talent and creativity, right?? But there are SOME surprises that clients definitely do NOT...

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The Top 4 Business Systems You Need Now

Wouldn't it be great if there was a magic bullet that would help us improve customer service, be more efficient and effective, AND would make our companies more profitable?? Well believe it or not, that isn't a unicorn dream. Implementing strong business processes and systems absolutely help you...

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4 Ways to Be a More Effective Leader

Leading your own company can be a lot of responsibility, especially when you're also in charge of the creative process, finding new clients, and juggling all the balls for your projects! But the better you can be as a leader, the more smoothly your company will run. Too often, though, we're...

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5 Client Red Flags You Shouldn't Ignore

If you're in the interior design business, you've had at least one not-great client. It is just a miserable experience and can REALLY drag you down! It can even impact your work with other clients and projects. So if at all possible, it's best to avoid those frustrating clients. There are...

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How to Avoid FOMO in the Design Business

If you just watched yet another reel of interior designers having a blast at DecoOff in Paris, or if you scrolled through photos on Facebook of a design group's tour of LA architecture, then you've probably had a serious case of FOMO (fear of missing out)!!! I know it happens to me -...

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4 Ways to Create a Strong SEO Strategy

Did you know that only 36% of small businesses have an SEO strategy?! And many don't know what SEO stands for - it's Search Engine Optimization. FULL transparency: I didn't either so I hired someone to teach me! Basically it helps direct searches on the Internet to your website. A great SEO plan...

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Why Finishing Strong Is Key

When an interior design project can take months (or years!!) to complete, it's easy to want to rush through the final phases. If it's been a pain of a project with lots of challenges, we all can be guilty of just trying to wrap it up. But...finishing STRONG is the key to staying in business and...

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Why You Should Prioritize Photography in 2023!

There can be a lot of reasons that keep you from shooting your finished projects. But that's a BIG mistake!! Those photos are the ONE thing that will help you hit your goals in 2023. Seriously! You can't let a busy schedule or reluctant clients get in your way. And you need to be SURE that you...

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Are You Ready for 2023?

We're only a few days into the new year and I am ready for whatever comes for my company this year! How can I be so confident?? I always make a plan to start off on the right path so I have less to worry about AND so I can react to any ups or downs. We can't predict what the next 12 months hold...

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Setting Your 2023 Intentions

I love this time of year - and not just for the holidays. I consider this the "clean slate" season! It's time to review the old year and set your goals and intentions for a brand new year. There's the excitement of what might be around the corner and all the new exciting times that may be...

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Happy Holidays!

Sending you my heartfelt thanks this season!

There is so much out there to read, watch and ingest, so I really appreciate you choosing to "ingest" the Return on Interiors blog. It's a labor of love and now I am sending you my love and wishing you a happy holiday season!

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The Best Gift to Give Yourself for 2023

It's that time of year - we're all making lists and checking them twice! But while you're finding the perfect gift for everyone else in your life, be sure to give yourself a great gift to start the new year off right. I'm not talking about a book or a sweater. I'm talking about peace of mind...

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