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Episode 146 – I Do This Every Week

Come for the tips on establishing a personal development routine, stay for the stream-of-consciousness ramble about sleazy sales tactics, minimalism, and Canadian tiktokkers. I’m elaborating on the “weekly intention” that I’ve talked about in previous episodes but never in depth. From how I fit it into my calendar, to the types of questions I ask […]

April 8, 2021

Episode 145 – Listen Before You Launch

Fair warning, we don’t get into the launch strategy talk until at least halfway through, but that’s because I have a few juicy stories to tell you.  Take this one for a walk or a drive, and come away with some tips that will inspire you to make changes to the plain-ol’ one-size-fits-all launch strategy […]

April 5, 2021

Episode 144 – It’s Supposed to be Fun!

I need fun. I need to love what I’m doing and I need to feel INSPIRED to hit the desk. In this episode I’m opening up about how I returned to fun and how you can do the same if you’ve started to wander into boring-town.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Applications are […]

March 23, 2021

Episode 143 – Up and Up!

This episode contains news of something that I’m working on, that’s never been shared before, plus some insight into the ups and downs of the creative process.  I’m talking about the hardest advice I often give as a coach, to those who are motivated, driven, and slightly impatient while they work towards their goals. I […]

March 22, 2021

Episode 142 – Glorify “Small but Mighty” with Shannon Vondy

A professional wedding photographer for 10 years who pivoted to an online education business. (Sound familiar?) Nope, it’s not me — it’s today’s guest Shannon Vondy! “If you have 10,000 people following you but they don’t really engage or think of you as somebody to buy from or use as an authority of any kind, […]

March 19, 2021

Episode 141 – Career Day

Picture this episode like a sandwich, where the bread pieces are mildly interesting conversations about finding your purpose in the career that you choose, and the meats and cheeses in the middle are stories about the weird jobs that I’ve had since before high school. The mustard is the part where I realize I might […]

March 15, 2021

Episode 140 – Everything is Data with Chloe McKenzie from the Start Right Now Podcast

Bless that bottle of wine that sent me down a social media rabbit hole of looking up my childhood BFFs to see what they were up to… Because it brought me back to Chloe after TWENTY YEARS. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 140 – Everything is Data with Chloe McKenzie from the […]

March 11, 2021

Episode 139 – Losing and Finding Your Voice (Let’s Just Talk)

NOTE: If you can’t stand the sound of someone sniffling and crying into a professional podcast mic, this one isn’t for you, because we get real together FAST in this episode.  I’m opening up a piece of my heart to talk about how to find the authority in your voice and your value when you’ve […]

February 10, 2021

Episode 138 – Three Coaching Stories

Ever wonder what a life & business coach and her client talk about? Join me for this solo episode where I share three coaching stories in hopes that you will be able to find yourself in one of them and get some free advice for what to do next. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE […]

January 29, 2021

Episode 137 – Save Yourself from Shiny Object Syndrome

One DM and I was on a spiral that almost cost me a bunch of cash and tons of time and energy, all because I couldn’t see that it was just an example of shiny object syndrome. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 137 – Save Yourself from Shiny Object Syndrome In today’s […]

January 27, 2021

Episode 136 – Legal Contracts Every Small Business Owner Needs with Jaime from Contracts Market

YES, we’re talking legal stuff, (like what contracts you need to run your small business and what clauses protect you in unpredictable issues) — BUT, you don’t need to freak out. Even if you’re currently operating without a formal client agreement, this conversation won’t make you feel shamed, judged, or rattled.  May this be the […]

January 15, 2021

Episode 135 – I Should Have Turned Down This Interview

I was interviewed by a Trump supporter. Let’s talk about it. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 135 – I Should Have Turned Down This Interview I should have done more research and asked tougher questions before giving a resounding “yes!” when presented with the opportunity.   But opportunity is a tough thing […]

January 9, 2021

Episode 134 – A Confetti Cannon of Good Sh*t

We’re talking memes we like, and memes we don’t — specifically anything to do with throwing away 2021 when we’re only a week in. That energy isn’t welcome here, folks. Not gonna happen. So this is me opening up a confetti cannon of good shit for the soul. Take what you need, and leave the […]

January 4, 2021

Episode 133 – New Year, New Me

Did you see the tiktok where the guy knocks on the front door and says he’s the new you, ready to move into your place when the clock strikes midnight on New Years? It’s just one of the many “new year, new me” memes that I’ve been loving this year. Maybe because they’re hitting too […]

December 11, 2020

Episode 132 – The Key to Content

On one side: your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. On the other: the content you *think* your audience wants from you. It’s time to take out the divider and let those two worlds meet. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 132 – The Key to Content In this ep we’re deep diving the key […]

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THE 100TH EPISODE

A special episode to celebrate a big podcast milestone -- enjoy this mashup of some of my favourite interview moments of all.

WHY I'M NOT COMPLAINING

Spoiler: it doesn't fix your problem. Even bigger spoiler: your clients feel it, see it, and have a tendency to give it right back to you.

HOW TO "DEEP WORK"

Tips for scheduling your time to take advantage of your most creative hours -- they are not all created equal! Here's how to get more focus, and less distraction. 

MY BIGGEST FAILURE

I didn't know it at the time, but falling flat on my face is 100% the reason I am where I am today -- listen to this episode for a reminder that losses have value.

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Negative thoughts keep us from growing, keep us from STARTING something that we are SO ready for! But what if discomfort is actually a barometer for growth?

ARE YOU BUYING YOUR BS?

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Luxury wedding photographer in Ottawa, Canada. Wife to an accountant, mom of two fiercely independent kids.

Proud member of the bad moms club and black sheep of the kindergarten pickup yard.

Lover of controversy, drama, and adding fuel to the fire.

If I were a Real Housewife, I would be a mix between Bethenny and Shannon Beador. If I were a Kardashian, I would be Brody Jenner.

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