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Episode 152 – If You Want to Go Far, Go Together

You will LOVE this guest episode with Amanda Smith, founder of The Dallas Girl Gang, an inclusive global community for women in business that is the OPPOSITE of mean girls culture. (Legit, their slogan is “you CAN sit with us” lol.) LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 152 – If You Want to […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

December 7, 2020

Episode 131 – Slow & Gentle Business Practises with Ashley Beaudin

Life has been heavy. Business has been busy. Let’s bring some compassion to your headphones today with guest, Ashley Beaudin. You’re in the for a treat! LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 131 – Slow & Gentle Business Practises with Ashley Beaudin Ashley is a self-sabotage coach who is bringing her calming energy […]

October 2, 2020

Episode 120 – The Self-Taught Bakery Empire with Jenna Rae Cakes

LIVE from Gem Conference, this interview with Ashley and Jenna from Jenna Rae Cakes will remind you of the blood, sweat, & tears that happen behind the scenes in order to build a beautiful empire. We begin our chat with a flashback to the cake industry in 2014, and how Jenna saw an opportunity to […]

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 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 […]

April 9, 2020

Episode 95 – Turning Your Passions, Interests, and Talents into a Business Reagan Bradley

Personal brand strategist AND cannabis enthusiast? Maybe they don’t seem like they go together well, but Reagan Bradley opens up about how inviting your audience to join your multi-faceted journey is all you need for a cohesive brand.  Episode 95 – Turning Your Passions, Interests, and Talents into a Business with Personal Brand Strategist Reagan […]

March 6, 2020

Episode 86 – Mindful Business Leadership with Sophie Abboud

Self awareness, self regulation, emotional intelligence — just a few pieces of the puzzle that Sophie is working hard to connect for her clients.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 86 – Mindful Business Leadership with Sophie Abboud Today’s conversation with Sophie Abboud will have you redefining leadership and thinking about mindfulness in […]

February 25, 2020

Episode 82 – Copying vs. Inspiration, A Candid Conversation with Sustainable Fashion Youtuber, Alyssa Beltempo

In an internet-heavy, content-rich world, it’s pretty tough for a content creator to “invent” something TOTALLY unique. We’re talking about a topic that many shy away from — the difference between copying and inspiration.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 82 – Copying vs. Inspiration, A Candid Conversation with Sustainable Fashion Youtuber, Alyssa […]

January 15, 2020

Episode 71 – Unfiltered Motherhood with Vanessa Ravalico: A Mixed Bag Convo about Sex, Parenting, Marriage, Health, and Hustle

If you’re a mom-to-be, a new mom, or a human being with a beating heart, I promise an interesting conversation in today’s episode with Vanessa Ravalico. She’s the brains and the personality behind My Little Lamb Blog, and the educator behind the parenting workshops and events held locally in Ottawa.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTS // […]

December 14, 2019

Episode 68 – Self Awareness, Hot Seats, and Accountability with Mallory Rowan

It’s an eclectic fireside chat between two real life friends, and that’s about all you need to know before committing to spending an hour plus with Mallory Rowan and I. Connect with Mallory Rowan:WEBSITE // INSTAGRAM Episode 68 – Self Awareness, Hot Seats, and Accountability with Mallory Rowan You might know her as the powerlifter […]

November 14, 2019

Episode 64 – Becoming an Artist of Client Experiences, An interview with Em from Share the Soul

Creating a cookie-cutter business? Great! You can just follow the steps that have been created from your predecessors.  But what happens when you’re trying to create something that’s entirely outside the box? A business without a blueprint… Episode 64 – Becoming an Artist of Client Experiences, An interview with Em from Share the Soul Em […]

October 25, 2019

Episode 61 – I Did Everything Right, Why Wasn’t I Happy? An Eye-Opening Conversation with Pia Beck

“I was a shell of who I knew I could be…” Pia followed the steps to greater life happiness, right down the letter. She followed them all the way to a successful career, a fit bod, and a lifestyle that others would see from the outside as whole. The only problem? It felt empty.  LISTEN […]

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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.

START BEFORE YOU'RE READY

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?

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. 

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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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