Ep #296: When Life Throws You Lemons with Nicole Fulton

The Design You Podcast with Tobi Fairley | When Life Throws You Lemons with Nicole Fulton

When life throws you lemons, what are you going to do? My guest this week has chosen to make beautiful lemonade out of the transitions and hard times she’s been thrown in her life, and she actually believes some of these things were blessings in disguise. So, if it feels like life keeps throwing you lemons and you’re not sure how to turn them into something amazing, today’s episode is for you.

Nicole Fulton has been an interior designer for 30 years. She specializes in remodeling while also creating custom builds. In 18 years of being a self-employed designer, owning a brick-and-mortar retail store, and being a special-needs mom, she’s solved every challenge in the book, and she’s here to talk about the difference that business and life coaching have made in her ability to keep pushing forward.

Whether you’re dealing with the fallout from the economy, a personal diagnosis, a family matter, or lemons of another kind, tune in this week to discover how to start making lemonade. Nicole is sharing the challenges she’s needed to overcome in her years as an interior designer and a mom, and how you can start showing up as your best self, no matter the circumstances.

What You'll Learn From This Episode

  • The shifts Nicole needed to make when she started showing up on social media.
  • How Nicole embraced her journey as an amazing special-needs mom.
  • The specific ways Nicole needed to change things up after her child’s diagnosis.
  • How Nicole made her family’s home a therapeutic space for her son.
  • The challenges presented by the 2008 financial crash and how Nicole pivoted in her business.
  • How coaching has changed the direction and trajectory of Nicole’s life and business.
  • Nicole’s advice to anybody struggling to make lemonade out of the lemons life hands them.

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