She Swore She'd Be a Major Designer in New York City Some Day. Here's How She Made It Happen. It hasn't been all roses for interior designer and television personality Vanessa Deleon.

By Gerard Adams

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In this episode of Leaders Create Leaders, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams sits down with interior designer and television personality Vanessa Deleon to talk about how she made it as an interior designer in the competitive landscape of New York City.

As a child, whenever Deleon fought with her father, she always fell back on the same argument. "Just you wait," she'd say, "one day I'm going to be a big designer in New York City."

Her father would say, "What does that even mean?"

Apparently, it means something like the life Deleon is living now. She has tons of clients in the Big Apple and often appears on television networks as a design expert.

Click play to learn more about how Deleon got to this point.

See more episodes of Leaders Create Leaders Season 1 and 2 on Gerard Adam's YouTube channel.

Related: How This Entrepreneur Turned His Side Hustle Into a Major Business

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Gerard Adams

Entrepreneur, angel investor, self-made millionaire at 24

Gerard Adams is The Millennial Mentor™, inspiring the generation to leverage their passions for success and create the lifestyle they dream of. A serial entrepreneur, angel investor, self-made millionaire by the age of 24 and millennial himself, he is most popularly known as the co-founder of Elite Daily. To date, he has built, backed or invested in nine businesses across multiple industries that have all delivered over seven-figure profits. Gerard has recently developed a video series, Leaders Create Leaders, to offer a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Learn more at GerardAdams.com

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