February 7, 2018 — Explore actionable items to kick start your WordPress side hustle, allowing you to pursue creative passion projects, expand your skill set, build your freelance or live out entrepreneurial dreams. This talk covers a thorough list of dos and don’ts, resources, project management tips and how to successfully build and maintain strong client relationships so you’ll be ready for your next step. Peppered with personal, relatable stories of how Katie lived and breathed the process from going in-house, freelance as a side gig to full time and now running a successful boutique agency.
December 10, 2016 — Burnout takes many forms. From mental and emotional fatigue all the way down to physical ailments, it’s a problem that everyone will face at some point in their career. There is a lot of information in the world about self-care for your mental and personal health, but it’s harder to find information about how to care for the causes you’re passionate about. Just like fatigue of the mind and body can plague someone who is experiencing personal burnout, it’s also possible to experience that same fatigue when it comes to the “why” behind your passion. Join me as I talk a bit about how I keep loving what I do and the things I’ve done to help others love what they do as well.