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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


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Episode 68: Utilizing The Enneagram In Life And Business With Sarajane Case [Rereleased]

Are you as intrigued with the enneagram as I am? Over the last few years, there has been an up-tip in conversations around Enneagrams and using it in life and business. I’ve pulled from my podcast archives to rerelease episode 17 with Sarajane Case of Enneagram and Coffee! This conversation is as relevant now as […]

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Episode 67: 5 Reasons to Start a Podcast with Haylee Gaffin

Podcasts are more popular than ever—so how does it fit into your business? My podcast producer, Haylee Gaffin, joins us in this episode of So, Here’s the Thing to share 5 reasons you should start a podcast! Listen in as we discuss our experience in podcasting together for almost two years! We’re highlighting some unpopular […]

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Episode 66: Using Strategy & Messaging in Your Brand Design with Amanda Shuman

Have you considered what strategy and messaging could do in your brand design? In this episode of So, Here’s the Thing, Amanda Shuman joins us to chat about how you could marry these concepts to create a brand that works for you. Amanda is an award-winning designer and Founder of Carrylove Designs. They help take […]

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Episode 65: Comparing Two High-Ticket Educational Investment Retention Processes; My Personal Experience

Have you created a retention program for your courses, programs, or services? There’s nothing worse than ending any experience for your students or clients on a bad note, so today I’m comparing my own experience with the retention process of two high-ticket educational investments. While both programs had value, one investment encouraged me to renew, […]

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Episode 64: Scaling Your Business with Drama-Free Leadership with Hanneke Antonelli

Welcome to So, Here’s the Thing! Are you struggling to scale your business by growing a team? Whether you believe it comes down to the employees or your lack of leadership skills, listen into this episode! Hanneke Antonelli joins us to discuss how you can scale your business with drama-free leadership—even if you don’t think […]

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Episode 63: 3 Tips for Stepping Into an Educator Role

Welcome to So, Here’s the Thing! If you’ve been thinking about becoming a creative educator in our industry through speaking, courses, or coaching, this episode is for you! In this bite sized episode, we’re exploring my top three tips for stepping into an educator role and how to ensure you’re sharing the knowledge that your […]

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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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