Ep 19 Coffee with Katie and Kinsey

4 Jan 2018


This episode’s drinks: all the coffee

Topics we covered:

  • How Katie and Kinsey decided to make a venue on the family farm
  • How to handle being family and business partners
  • Separating the business from who you are as a person
  • How they work to see things from their business partner’s point of view
  • What they didn’t anticipate going in: PAPERWORK
  • The issues Katie and Kinsey ran into as they built their venue like the ceremony location or providing chairs
  • The tyranny of the pressure to go full-time on your side hustle (we say DO YOU, BOO!)
  • The problem with equating money with successful creativity
  • Knowing when to pivot from what you’re currently doing
  • Why patience is the most underrated quality in business
  • Why you shouldn’t freak out when Facebook / Instagram / Twitter changes their algorithm
  • “People got so fascinated with tools that they forgot about the basics.” Katie
  • Why you need to keep your social media real so people can genuinely connect with you
  • Methods to deal with fans who know you but you don’t know them!
  • How Kinsey’s podcast has affected their venue’s business
  • We lament on how difficult naming a business is
  • How to navigate being so independent versus being very communal
  • How your personal insecurities and issues come out in your business and in your partnership
  • Why Kinsey wants you to connect with the industry and community with genuine curiosity
  • Katie wants you to know it ALL matters

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