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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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Episode 44: How to Know When It’s Time to Rebrand Your Business

Welcome to “So, Here’s the Thing!” In this episode, my dear friend Sarah Erikson joins us to discuss when you should invest in rebranding your business, along with when you shouldn’t. We even talk about the reason behind my recent rebrand, even though we both loved the brand design Sarah did for me a few […]

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Episode 43: Trailblazing: Being an Innovator in an Industry of Imitation with Katelyn James

Welcome to “So, Here’s the Thing!” In this episode, Katelyn James joins us to discuss how doing what everyone else in the industry is doing doesn’t always lead to success. Listen in as she shares how she believes you can avoid imitation by being an innovator in our industry. Katelyn James is a wedding photographer […]

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Episode 42: Scaling Your Business / Making Profitable Moves with Haley Burkhead

Welcome to “So, Here’s the Thing!” In this episode, Haley Burkhead joins us to discuss scaling your business to profitability. Listen in as we discuss sales funnels, money mindsets, and big moves. Haley Burkhead is the creator of Recurring Profit and the host of the Scalability Show. She specializes in using sales psychology to help […]

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Episode 41: Morning Routines for Entrepreneurs with Laylee Emadi

Welcome to “So, Here’s the Thing!” In this solo episode, I’m talking all about how morning routines can set your entire day up for success. Listen in to hear how I start every day and why I’ve chosen each component of my morning routine! Reluctant of Routines (00:49) Unlearning Bad Time Management Habits (2:25) Reviewing […]

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Episode 40: Leveraging Video in Your Creative Business with Joy Michelle

Welcome to “So, Here’s the Thing!” In this episode, Joy Michelle joins us to discuss how you can leverage video for your creative business! Listen in as she provides tangible advice for getting started with video, along with three videos you can start creating for your business today! About Joy Michelle (1:23) Who is Video […]

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Episode 39: Visibility and PR for Business Owners with Danielle Bayard Jackson

Danielle Jackson joins us to share when and why your business needs a Public Relations representative.

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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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