Hello and welcome to the Maker’s Collective Podcast, hosted by Lacey Heels and Laura Hart.

This podcast is for creative professionals who want to hone their craft, develop a brand, gain marketing skills and get creative alignment to build a life, career and business they love.

We take an honest and vulnerable look at entrepreneurship, mental health and personal & professional development to design the lifestyle and business of your dreams. We focus on best-practices, mindset, habits, self-care, business development and big lessons learned along the way with our guest experts.

Expect a healthy dose of inspiration, laughs and support from those who are walking the walk…

Recent Podcast Episodes:

Episode 28: Getting Started on Youtube and How to Monetize Your Channel with Cynthia Dam // Youtuber at Inspiroue, Sustainable Fashion Guru & Content Marketer

Minisode 27: The Side-Hustle // Balancing Your Day Job With Your Side Hustle

Episode 26: Leaving The Full-Time Job for Her Side Hustle, Creating Balance & Why Etsy Was The Key to Starting a Business // Kelly Broocks, Owner of Pretty by Her

Minisode 25: The Side-Hustle // Advice On Getting Your First Clients

Episode 24: Jessica Murphy, Owner of Rawkette & Captain of Etsy Waterloo Region // Going Deep On All Things Etsy & Learning How It Has Helped Her Create A Life She Loves

Minisode 23: Choosing The Right Social Media Platform For Your Brand

Episode 22: Alicia Hall, Owner of All About Health Training // Being A Mom And A Business Owner, Why It’s Important That She Works With Women, And Why Entrepreneurs Need To Prioritize Their Health

Episode 21: Tim Moher, Founder of The Belmont Village Bestival // What It Takes To Create A Festival, Making Connections, And Realizing The Talent That Exists In The Waterloo Region

Episode 20: Mikela Correia, Founder of Spaces Simplified // How She Turned Her Passion For Organizing Into A Fulfilling Career, Handling People In Her Life That Haven’t Been Supportive, and Finding Her True Tribe

Episode 19: Mallory McKewen, Co-owner of BridesMade // The highs and lows of choosing a manufacturing partner, not waiting for perfection before launching, and how listening to their clients has helped them automate and grow

Episode 18: Lacey & Laura Mini-sode // The Importance of Branding

Episode 17: Amit Mehta, City Lead For Sofar Sounds Waterloo// Bringing A Global Movement To This Region, What It’s Like Running A Completely Volunteer Organization, And The Challenges Of Marketing Secret Events

Episode 16: Natalie Schnurr, Owner of Arabella Park Bar // A New, Female Centric Approach to Craft Beer, Opening A Bar in KW & Hiring Rockstars for Success

Episode 15: Daniel Zuccala, Self-Employment Coach at The Working Centre // The Working Centre Resources, What It Means To Find Meaningful Work, and Learning Those Tough Lessons As An Entrepreneur

Minisode 14: Catch-up with Lacey & Laura // Podcast Progress, Life and Business Updates


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