Author: Katelyn Gray
Boundary Queen Behavior: Small Business Edition
I’ll be the first to say setting and holding healthy boundaries with my clients has been crucial for my well-being as an entrepreneur, and I think this holds true for any small business owner. Without boundaries, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and overworked, leading to burnout and—worst of all—resentment. That’s the last feeling I want…
How to Use Your Human Design Type For Business
When I tell people I’m a Projector, they look at me funny. Where is my screen? My buttons? Where’s the lens? When I follow up with, “No, I mean I’m a Projector in Human Design,” they look at me even funnier. I don’t blame them; just a few years ago, I’d never heard of Human Design…
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Business
As a full-time business consultant and former commercial loan officer, I’ve seen businesses at every stage, from scrappy start-ups to companies going on 50+ years. What I’ve noticed is that it’s much easier to thrive in business if you set yourself up for success from the start. The saying, an ounce of prevention is worth…
The Importance of Finding Your Niche and How to Do It
As a business coach and consultant, people routinely ask me whether they should have a niche (and if yes, how to find one). It’s an important question if you want to build a successful business, so let’s dig in and explore why finding your niche is important and how you can do it. First off,…
Are Blogs Still Relevant in 2023?
Ask 100 people whether blogs are still relevant, and you’ll get 100 different answers ranging from “no way!” to “absolutely!” But you’re probably here because you’re asking yourself whether you should start a blog to promote your business. And that answer depends entirely on whether the potential benefits of blogging are worth the time and energy it takes…
Access Your Intuition Easily With Stream-Of-Consciousness Writing
No matter what problem you’re trying to solve or decision you’re trying to make, stream-of-consciousness writing will help you tap into your intuition faster. If you’re a visionary, a dreamer, or an innovator, I invite you to try stream-of-consciousness writing as an alternative to meditation. I encourage you to use this technique to dig into…
People-Pleasing is Normal
It’s normal to be a people-pleaser. We’re practically raised that way. Be nice. Be a good girl. Smile more. This is why, when you get to the point that you’re ready to take the next big step in your business, you come up against a lot of shitty feelings. Business growth can mean setting boundaries,…
Does marketing feel spammy and gross? Try this.
If you’re a heart-centered, mindful entrepreneur who feels gross and spammy when you market your business, here’s an easy fix. I’m a business coach, and almost all of my clients feel this way sometimes. They want to promote their business in a way that feels good for them AND their audience, but that’s easier said than done.…
How to add a blog to your website in 2023
As a blogger-turned-coach, I know how beneficial it can be to add a blog to your website. But it’s jungle of information out there. Instead of getting overwhelmed or giving up entirely, I’ll share what you need to know (and ONLY what you need to know) to add a results-oriented blog to your existing website.