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Face the Spreadsheets: Lisa Gilmore on Learning to Love the Financial Side of Her Creative Business

10 years ago, when she was just 25. Her love of hot pink walls and tropical themes took off in the era of magnolia and minimalism.

But behind the scenes, she’d dropped the ball with her finances. After nearly losing everything, Lisa rebuilt the business on steadier financial foundations, and she’s now making $2.25 million in annual revenue. “Now I look forward to doing business and finances, which is crazy!” she says.On this episode of, Lisa talks to SUCCESS’s Madison Pieper about the Sara Blakely advice she’ll remember forever, how she helps her friends with their personal finances, and her internal struggle over letting go of #GirlBoss.No one is good at absolutely everything it takes to run a business.

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