What started as a side hustle quickly became a full time pursuit. Fast forward a few years and Leclair Decor is a full service design firm here in Ottawa with a focus on larger scale remodels and new builds. Episode 81 – From Spare Room Business to Full Service Design Firm: The Leclair Decor Story […]
February 1, 2020
If you have multiple streams of income, can they share one URL? How do you know if it’s time to separate your businesses into different social media accounts? And what if your brands don’t necessarily share the same audience — why is it so complicated to share the multiple pieces of your personal brand? LISTEN […]
January 28, 2020
Today’s episode comes from a recent interview that I did for Natasha with Dear Darling Films, as part of an educational video series with women in the wedding industry. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 76 – How to Run Your Own Show (& Other Advice for Business Owners) – My Interview with […]
January 24, 2020
We’re supposed to be trying to get more engagement on Instagram — WE KNOW. But why is no one answering the question at the end of your post? I swear, if I see another “what’s everyone doing tonight?” caption with 0 replies, I’m gonna scream. Listen to this, and stop making this insta-fail ASAP. LISTEN […]
January 21, 2020
It’s not rocket science that a good hashtag can bring the right kind of engagement, leading to more sales, better brand recognition, and a stronger social game. But it only works if there’s a strong strategy to back it up!
January 17, 2020
This episode is inspired by a full day of learning at the Gem Conference event in Ottawa in January 2020, called The Vision Sessions. I was lucky enough to be a speaker and facilitator at the event, but also felt so called to create this episode which pours into all of my biggest takeaways from […]
January 6, 2020
It’s not rocket science — and it’s only a small tweak away! This episode focuses on the one small change you can implement to your website, regardless of your craft or industry, to appear more professional, make your clients feel cared for, and stand out as an expert! Episode 70 – You Could Make This […]
January 2, 2020
You asked, we delivered. These are the crazy, dramatic, wild, awkward, and horrifying moments from over 20 years of combined experience in the wedding industry. Find out more about Stacey and The Design Co.:WEB // INSTAGRAM Episode 69 – Wedding Horror Stories (Yes, These Really Happened…) In order to bring the most juice (or tea, […]
October 10, 2019
Yesterday I experienced a rush of energy. It wasn’t just because of the salad I had for lunch that was loaded with superfoods, it was because I overcame a massive mental block that had been preventing me from seeing my own potential. In this episode, we’ll be exploring the differences between the surface blocks and […]
August 9, 2019
Ever wondered how I respond to a client who asks for a discount? Or how I started getting known around town for my work as a wedding photographer? I’m diving into YOUR questions today, all about the business of photography — but the information would be so relevant for anyone who is self-employed or has […]
July 17, 2019
A quick episode where I’m sharing a text I received from one of my clients, and the approach I use to stay grounded and apply that compliment to my business with purpose. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTS LISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS
July 3, 2019
Fair warning: you might need a pen and a paper because the takeaways in this episode are FIRE. Episode 47 – How to Know If You’re Pricing Too Low Whether you struggle with pricing, negotiating for your worth, low self-esteem, toxic people in your life, or overthinking EVERYTHING — this ep has a little something […]
June 27, 2019
The first of hopefully MANY bonus episodes that dive into some of the topics from a recent call with one of my mentorship clients! If you’re interested in booking a mentorship call, I would LOVE to hear from you! You can contact me here: www.laurakelly.co BONUS Episode: Pricing Strategy and Instagram Captioning Topics include: pricing […]
June 5, 2019
Everyone’s talking about being authentic… being vulnerable… But is it coming from a truly authentic and vulnerable place? Or are we just hopping on the band-wagon of what’s cool and trendy in personal branding? Same goes for that girl you went to high school with who suddenly posts pics in her undies and shows off […]
May 31, 2019
You’re high on life after spending 14 hours at a conference and meeting 25 new people and learning from some seriously inspiring leaders in your industry — been there, my friend! You’re also a little worried that the high is gonna wear off, and this episode is here to remind you of that very real […]
A special episode to celebrate a big podcast milestone -- enjoy this mashup of some of my favourite interview moments of all.
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.
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.
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.
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