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Katelyn James on being an industry trailblazer

I'm so thrilled to have Katelyn James join me on the podcast to talk about being an innovator in an industry of imitation.

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Allyship & The Black Community with Akua Konadu

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Instagram Strategy with Tyler McCall

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Using the Enneagram in life and business with sarajane case

Are you optimizing the time you have to work in your business by planning ahead? In this highly requested episode, I’m sharing exactly how I organize and schedule out my week, beginning with a big picture overview and detailing it down to the day! Listen in as I highlight my planning process, important routines and […]

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Are you utilizing video as a content type and resource in your business? In today’s episode, Tyler Herrinton joins us to discuss creating video for different platforms, which ones you should spend your time on, plus he’s sharing his unpopular opinion that might be what you need to hear if you’re nervous about starting video! […]


Over the two and a half years, we’ve released 99 episodes, which sometimes feels unbelievable. It’s hard to remember a time when we weren’t producing content for So, Here’s the Thing, so I decided that episode 100 would be a great time to take a moment to reflect on what’s changed and how we’ve grown. […]


If you haven’t built a business with a solid foundation, you may find yourself struggling to be both profitable and sustainable. As entrepreneurs, it’s so important to be armed with the building blocks for a sustainable business while having guidance with your finances! In today’s episode, Shanna Skidmore joins us to share how you can […]

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If you’ve been in the creative industry, you’ve seen just how many creatives have pivoted into education over the last two years. Some educators have created valuable and educational resources, while others have offered lackluster content that probably shouldn’t be charged for yet. In today’s episode, we’re talking about what you should consider if you’re […]


If you’re ready to spend dedicated time on your business, finding motivation in your everyday environment can be hard. That’s where working retreats can plan a major role in the success of moving your business forward! In today’s episode, I’m sharing why I plan working retreats with my business besties and how I approach them! […]


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Hey, friends! I'm Laylee; a teacher turned photographer, and small-business owner turned business-educator... and you could say I am habitually seeking out new adventures (like this podcast). I love meeting new people, especially in the creative industry, and I found that I had so many game changing moments in the middle of intimate conversations with peers and industry leaders—so many fresh, real and raw perspectives are shared in those conversations over a drink or a meal, and I wanted to create a space to bring a little of those conversations to you. 

I don’t have all the answers (wouldn’t that be nice!), but I’ve learned a lot along the way and I’m an open book. As a former high school teacher, I have a huge heart for educating others. I’m not afraid to dig into tough topics or share my experiences—the good and the bad. I want you to feel confident in your ability to make a difference and make a living doing what you love. 

I’m here to encourage you, lift you up, give you my honest advice, and equip you with the resources and support you need to achieve your goals. Let’s dive in!

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