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Episode 47 – How to Know If You’re Pricing Too Low

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

BONUS Episode: Pricing Strategy and Instagram Captioning

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

Episode 41 – Is Authenticity the Name of the Game, or Just the Latest Trend?

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

Episode 40 – Your Conference Notes are Meaningless Unless You Put Them Into ACTION

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 […]

May 3, 2019

Episode 36 – “Is it Coffee? And is it Cool?” The Importance of a Brand Philosophy with Andy Bassett of Little Victories Coffee

The Little Victories café in Ottawa has a special place in the heart of this podcast. Over many cappuccinos, the words to the first four episodes were written. It was the spot certain bold ideas were turned into actions after consulting with some incredibly talented friends. So to now have Andy Bassett, co-owner of Little […]

April 26, 2019

Episode 34 – My Biggest Failure

Episode 34 – My Biggest Failure When one door closes, another opens — isn’t that the quote we’ve heard a hundred times? Well it doesn’t make it any more bearable, that’s for sure. We’re coming up to the two year anniversary of my biggest failure and I’m just now coming to terms with WHY it […]

April 15, 2019

Episode 32 – Jacquie K Wants You To Own Your Magic & Embrace Your Imperfections

If she were an eyeshadow colour, it would be a metallic shimmery gold explosion of GORGEOUS. Still have questions? Okay, well here’s what you can expect to hear in this ep with the beautiful Jacquie K! The Path to Personal Branding redirecting her life between pursuits of law school and a career in makeup artistry […]

April 5, 2019

Episode 30 – 10 Ways to Boost Your Self-Worth (Without Likes, Comments, or Followers)

 Fake Internet Points: Reddit coined the term “fake internet points” but what is the equivalent in other platforms? for Instagram: we’re talking about likes comments, verified checkmark, etc. these numbers hold massive meaning in our lives but what happens when these numbers start to impact our self-esteem? Why Does Social Media Impact Our Self […]

March 31, 2019

Episode 29 – When Does It Get Easy? A Coffee Date with Design Expert, Promise Tangeman

After following Promise Tangeman’s design work for over 7+ years, I can’t tell you how exciting it was to have her join for an episode of You Might Not Like It! I knew that I could listen for HOURS to Promise’s thoughts on personal branding strategies, but since she works so hard to make those […]

March 27, 2019

Episode 28 – Engagement Session Secrets

I have a feeling this will end up being the first in a loooooong line of “secrets revealed” podcast episodes. I’ve been a professional wedding and engagement photographer for 8+ years and strongly believe that when we SHARE our secrets and help others learn from our experiences, we are also speaking straight to our potential […]

March 18, 2019

Episode 26 – Community Over Fame: Why Reagan Bradley Thinks You Need Less Fans and More Mentors

I was lucky enough to find myself at one of Reagan’s events back in January of 2019, as a speaker on a panel about selling yourself as a “solopreneur.” First and foremost I was so impressed with how well organized the event was! Secondly, it was just such a welcoming experience that felt supportive of […]

March 13, 2019

Episode 25 – Twists, Turns, & Derailments: Falling Back In Love With Your Business While Overcoming Personal Hardship

This episode has been a long time coming! What a pleasure to sit down with Shannon Kennedy of Kennedy Event Planning for coffee and good conversation, especially since she is so bravely sharing a story that I know will be inspiring to many. A few things we discuss during this episode: Standing Out In The […]

March 4, 2019

Episode 23 – Stop Flailing Around On the Internet & Use A TENDING List!

Does Any of This Sound Familiar? You LOVE your work and get ULTRA-focused on one specific task for your small business and go down the rabbit-hole of wasted time… Do you totally forget about Pinterest for 6 months and then panic and pin ALL the things over the next 12-48 hours? In this episode I’m […]

February 19, 2019

Episode 20 – A Hustler’s Guide To Using Photos That Don’t Belong To You

 This could get awkward. But it’s entirely worth it because this is a topic that I think all small business owners and personal brands can benefit from! A Few Good Rules of Thumb: sharing from an account that’s private is generally bad form. you have access to their photos while other’s don’t, so it’s […]

February 13, 2019

Episode 19 – Equal Parts Glitter & Sweatpants – A Coffee Date with Brittany West

Alternate title: chasing kids & chasing dreams. It’s been so great to get to know Brittany in little pieces over the years. We’d see each other here and there at industry nights and Christmas parties, always with a glass of wine in our hands and a story or two to share. Between us, we’ve got […]

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