Veronica Solomon: Cultivating Self-Awareness as a Superpower
Today With Veronica Solomon:
Welcome to A Well-Designed Business. Today’s episode features Veronica Solomon of Casa Vilora Interiors. Veronica is an award-winning designer and business mentor who believes that knowing yourself, understanding your convictions, and trusting your purpose can impact your business for the best. She has turned self-awareness into her superpower, and she is here today to encourage you to do the same so that you can run your business with intention.
Pick It Apart
[6:14] Veronica shares that competition has never been something she has focused on in her business.
[13:01] Veronica talks about how she feels like she was predestined to become an interior designer, and because of that is is called to always show up as her true, authentic self.
[15:29] LuAnn and Veronica discuss what it means to develop a signature style.
[23:55] Veronica shares why she will never complain about a client.
[38:03] LuAnn and Veronica discuss the importance of having your picture on your website because potential clients want to know who you are.
[45:42] Veronica and LuAnn talk about why it’s so important to address the business side of your business—to tighten up the present tktk of your business and also as you look to the future.
LuAnn Nigara and Veronica Solomon’s Ah-Ha Moments
“There’s no such thing as competition. You are who you are, and your client wants you, and that designer next to you can have your same process your same contract, and you’re just not the same people.” -LuAnn Nigara
“Be who you are, who you are meant to be.” – Veronica Solomon
“I will never complain about a client—no matter how bad it gets, no matter what they do—I’m not going to complain about them. Not to anyone or to myself.” – Veronica Solomon
More About Veronica Solomon:
Veronica brings over 13 years of expertise as leader of the Casa Vilora Interiors team. She has won many prestigious awards and has been featured in numerous publications and considered a design influencer and design business mentor. Her design point of view can be summed up as eclectic, classic, bold, timeless wit a touch of whimsy. The spaces she creates are known for their eclectic vibe and masterful use of color, pattern mix and textures. They are multi-layered and collected, blending classic with modern, old with new, high with low and a bold use of color, pattern, texture in ways that excite.
Veronica believes that each space should tell the story of the people who live there and should be their ideal version of luxurious living; whatever luxury means to them.
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