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Defying the Odds: Conquering Cancer & Thriving in Short-Term Rentals with Lori Shaw

Welcome to this inspiring episode featuring Lori Shaw, a fellow STR sister and founder of Lori Shaw Interiors. In this candid conversation, she shares her inspiring journey of resilience and success. Discover how Lori fearlessly confronted a breast cancer diagnosis while simultaneously embarking on her path in the world of short-term rentals.

Lori unveils the unwavering determination that propelled her forward during this challenging time, offering invaluable insights into navigating life’s twists and turns. Additionally, we chat about her stress-relieving strategies, emphasizing the power of a positive frame of mind in every aspect of life. Lori wisely asserts that “Mindset plays a huge role in everything.”

With her unique blend of resilience, creativity, and unwavering positivity, Lori Shaw’s story is a beacon of hope and inspiration for anyone seeking to conquer challenges.

Tune in and enjoy!

Timestamps for the key highlights in the episode

[02:20] Meet our guest; Lori Shaw

[02:49] How she entered into the short-term rental space

[04:20] How Lori got diagnosed with breast cancer

[11:47] What helped Lori navigate through her cancer diagnosis while starting in short-term rentals?

[17:57] How she furnished her short-term rental

[19:51] What led Lori to become a short-term rental-specific designer?

[24:44] The transition process into the short-term rental design business

[28:23] Her favorite strategies for relieving stress 

[31:57] What Lori has learned through her journey

[33:00] The lightning round

[37:45] Connect with Lori Shaw 


Golden Nuggets

  • “Mindset plays a huge role in everything.” 
  • “Having a positive frame of mind is critical to anything you want to achieve.” 
  • “It doesn’t feel like work when you love it.”  

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