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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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A little over a month ago, we hosted the inaugural Creative Educator Conference! In today’s episode, my podcast producer, Haylee Gaffin, joins us to interview me about The Creative Educator Conference! Listen in as we discuss the inspiration behind the conference, how hosts choose speakers for conferences, and conference sponsorships! The Inspiration Behind The Creative […]

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Running your business through times of hardship is no easy feat. I personally experienced this over the last couple of months and today I’m getting pretty transparent with you. I’m diving into this experience, but also sharing what you can do to plan and prepare your business for those times. While I’d originally planned to […]


Passive income has a nice ring to it, but what all does it entail and how do you even get started? Brooke Michelle joins us to share how she built multiple passive revenue models in her own photography business based on her audience. In this episode, she shares the benefits of passive income, how to […]


It’s that time of year where you’re considering your plans and goals for the new year—but have you figured out the best way for you to approach this in your own business? Joy Michelle joins us to explore what wrapping up your year in business as a CEO can look like! Listen in as she […]

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Are you considering attending an in-person event, like a workshop, retreat, or conference for your business? If so, there are a few things to consider to make it worth the time and money investment! In today’s episode, I’m sharing what to look for when selecting your in-person event and what to do when you’re there! […]


Are you setting your schedule to align with what your body needs? In today’s episode, Candice Coppola joins us to discuss how she sets her own schedule with themed weeks and listens to her body so that she shows up as the best version of herself for her students. Welcome to this Behind the Scenes […]


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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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