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Episode 98: Embracing The Journey with Alisha Taylor (Scottsdale, AZ)

Ted speaks with Alisha Taylor, owner of Alisha Taylor Interiors, to discuss her journey in the industry. Alisha shares her experience of building her own successful interior design business and the challenges she faced along the way.

One of the key discussion points is the importance of a team mentality and the value of having a strong team with different superpowers.  Alisha’s story serves as an inspiration for young people who are navigating their own career paths and she enjoys mentoring younger designers in her interior design business.  Join Ted to hear how Alisha has tackled building trust with clients, scaling her business over the years, and where she’s headed next!


  • [02:20] Alisha Taylor’s Journey in Interior Design
  • [05:45] Building a Successful Interior Design Business
  • [11:40] The Value of a Team Mentality in Design
  • [22:50] Flexibility and Open-Mindedness in Design Careers
  • [27:50] Encouraging children to be successful
  • [30:30] Embracing the Journey
  • [31:50]  Mentoring the Next Generation
  • [34:05] The Power of Failure
  • [36:45] Guiding Clients through Decision-Making
  • [39:30] The Psychology of Design
  • [43:20] Spoiling Good Employees and working with great teams
  • [53:40] Building Trust through Marketing



  • “Flexibility and open-mindedness are key in pursuing a career in design.”
  • “Having a team mentality and leveraging the strengths of each team member is essential for a successful interior design business.”
  • “Don’t look at the goal as the end goal. The end goal is when we die. Right? We’ve got to enjoy every part of the journey.”


Alisha Taylor | Alisha Taylor Interiors

At Alisha Taylor Interiors, our goal is to make each one of our clients feel at home in their living space. We create unique, timeless, and reflective homes for the people who live in them through our personalized design process.

We believe that your home is the one place you can escape to after a long day — a place to host and gather with family and friends and a place that represents growth, memories, and stability. We do what we do to make your home beautiful and livable for the life you want to live within its walls.