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Episode 111 – Starting a Business with Zero Experience? Start Here.

I started a business in 2011 with zero experience, and I’d totally do it again in a heartbeat. After all I’ve learned in the last 9 years, here’s my step by step plan of attack if I were back in that headspace as a self-starter.  If you liked this episode please let me know by […]

July 24, 2020

Productivity Brain Dump… (BONUS Episode!)

I thought of you while I was power cleaning my kitchen this morning, feeling particularly unfulfilled. Join me for a stream of consciousness bonus episode about productivity, and what it means to live on top of the pile instead of underneath it.

July 6, 2020

From Big Ideas to Actionable Steps: How to Get Unstuck and Make Progress Now

You’ve got a MILLION ideas for your business. You just need more TIME to execute them… (And while we’re at it, it would be great if you could clone yourself.) But what if I told you you could do MORE with LESS? Get UNSTUCK! Powered By ConvertKit From Big Ideas to Actionable Steps: How to […]

July 2, 2020

Episode 110 – 7 Years of Personal Development Later…

I’m reflecting on 7 years of personal development in today’s episode. A LOT has changed. From my perspective on negative thoughts, to the boundaries in my work and personal life, to how I look at my accomplishments and find a sense of self-worth. I am going to be announcing some new FREE trainings just for […]

June 24, 2020

Episode 109 – Stuck Somewhere Between Speaking Up and Staying Silent

I’ve learned it is incredibly important to state, and restate, your values.  I am in full support of the Black Lives Matter movement.  I am doing the work behind the scenes to ensure that this podcast, my business, my coaching practise, and everything that falls under the brand, is a safe and inclusive space.   […]

June 2, 2020

Episode 108 – How to Pitch a Podcast

I get more than 10 pitches to my podcast every single week, so it’s safe to say I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks for getting your pitch to stand out in someone’s inbox! In this episode I’m walking you through the steps to pitch yourself as a guest on a podcast, highlighting your […]

May 28, 2020

Episode 107 – 5 Biggest Website Mistakes You’re Making

FYI, not the classic ones like broken links or outdated software — I’m talking about the website mistakes you’re making even if you THINK your website is on point. Trust me, you do NOT want your website to sound like this corporate BS from my first website ever… These are things that seem harmless, but […]

May 22, 2020

Episode 106 – Covid Creativity: The “Virtual Happy Hour” Story with Taste & Tipple

You might remember Yvonne (and her food and drink blog, Taste & Tipple) from all the way back to Episode 16 when we chatted about tequila and the dating scene. Well, Yvonne is back, and honestly thank goodness because we have LOTS to talk about.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 106 – […]

May 20, 2020

Episode 105 – 3 Reasons Why Discomfort Should Be Your New BFF

Today’s episode is a live recording of a talk I gave at Rise Mama’s Conference in May of 2020.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 105 – 3 Reasons Why Discomfort Should Be Your New BFF I’m talking about discomfort and levelling up — why they’re connected, how it means you’re on the […]

May 19, 2020

Episode 104 – From IRL to Digital: How Gem Conference Will Continue to Thrive

Imagine you’re putting the finishing touches on an in-person conference with hundreds of attendees and dozens of incredible speakers from all over the country.  You’re counting down the days, you’re checking off the boxes…  Now imagine being told that it was impossible to gather in groups of more than 5 people.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN […]

May 14, 2020

Episode 103 – Email Marketing for Beginners

If you’re new to email marketing, or if you’ve never started building your list — this episode is your one stop shop! I’m tackling everything from platforms to audience tags, but we’re starting at the VERY beginning.  I’m showing you: why you want to build a list why it’s equally (or MORE) important than growing […]

May 11, 2020

Episode 102 – Fear, Rejection, Failure, and Judgement — Why Mindset Matters with Kristen Jenna from Pursuit of Bliss

Fear, Rejection, FailureEnvy, Comparison, DiscomfortJudgement… Just a FEW of the topics of today’s chat with guest Kristen from Pursuit of Bliss. Trust me when I say, you need this episode ASAP.  Diving into conversation about manifestation, hard work, desire, perseverance, and ALLLL the tough stuff that goes into living a “life of design.” Kristen shares […]

May 11, 2020

Episode 101 – Maintain Integrity In Your Business Even During Covid

Didn’t think this one would trigger quite as many emotions, but I am so passionate about the service I offer to my clients. This episodes centres around nailing down your business and holding yourself to them even when we’re in a global pandemic.  Plus, find out why I think there’s an amazing opportunity here that […]

May 11, 2020

Episode 100 – Lessons Learned in 100 Episodes

A really special look back at the first 100 episodes of You Might Not Like It — including a mashup of some of my favourite empowering moments.  Thank YOU for being a part of this journey with me! It has been such a joy to see the podcast reach so many of you since the […]

May 11, 2020

Episode 99 – I Let My Husband Interview Me…

In celebration of nearing 100 episodes, Ryan Kelly, my loving husband, interviews ME about a variety of things.  To weigh in on how we should celebrate the big 1-0-0, send me a DM on instagram! You can find me  At the end of the episode, I announce the new book he will be reading […]

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    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.


    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?


    There are some red flags to look for, some tests you can do, and some inner work that will help you come face to face with the truest answers, even if they’re hard to hear. 




    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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