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How to actually keep your 2015 Biz Plans *Hint* Accountability is the key! | Kris With a K | Writing Coach

By KrisWithaK | January 6, 2015

My latest series – Brand Plan 2015 – is wrapping up this week, and that means it’s time for the hard part: Following Through With all the Awesome Plans!!!  Weeeeeeee! FUN! Right? Nope. Not fun, kitten. This is not a fun time. I’m an idea generating machine over here. You know this; I lament it often. I…

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Tuesday Tips | The Art of Creative Goal Setting that will Help you Get Stuff DONE | Free Printable Worksheet!

By KrisWithaK | December 9, 2014

Be SMART. That’s the key. I’m not yelling. SMART goals are a thing…I’ll get to that. So you all know that I was a teacher for years, before I became KrisWithaK. I learned a lot from my students…like A LOT. But I learned a lot from administrators, bosses and professors too. I know – I…

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Find your Great Big Why | Stop Planning-Just-Because; Start Dreaming on Purpose

By KrisWithaK | December 2, 2014

So why did you start your creative work in the first place? There are a lot of different answers to that question. I know. I’ve heard em all. I ask my clients this question all the time, and they give me a wide variety of answers: they lost their job, had kids or moved to a…

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Bailey taught me how finding your genuine voice is the most important thing - not the voice that others want you to have.

Why am I so obsessed with YOUR Voice?

By KrisWithaK | October 7, 2014

I want to tell you a story. It’s not my story, but it kind of still really is my story. Let me explain. In the most intimate ways, this story belongs to someone else; it has been her life and her stubborn brilliance that made these things happen. But! I’ve been walking along beside her life for…

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Tuesday Tips | Free Worksheet | Use this Visual Guide to tell your Brand Story

By KrisWithaK | September 30, 2014

You’re building your website for your business into a warm and welcoming online home, and you’ve heard that storytelling is the single most powerful way to reach your clients sincerely, and you know that you are a legit expert with an interesting and helpful story to share. Now you just have to figure out how to tell your brand…

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Tuesday Tips | Real Life Storytelling Strategies for Small Business Owners

By KrisWithaK | September 23, 2014

Nobody told you when you opened your business that you would have to learn how to write effective stories, but good storytelling is the best way for you to connect with your people and communicate your genuine marketing message to them effectively. It’s also a great way for small business owners like you and me to find the…

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Tuesday Tips | Your Business Website Can Be a Welcoming and Effective Online Home

By KrisWithaK | September 11, 2014

And You Can Write the Copy for it Yourself – Without Pulling Your Hair Out… Or Throwing Down Major Coin for a Professional. Last week, I talked about how we business-kittens have to sit up and face a few hard facts. Here they are again, in case you missed it: You’re not an impostor; nobody’s going to “find…

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Stop Hiding your Expert Badge: Speak up and Claim it now | Tuesday Tips

By KrisWithaK | September 2, 2014

I know it feels weird to say, “I’m an Expert” But you are. Deal with it. Nobody hands out “Expert” badges when you magically pass the invisible finish line of expert-hood. It just doesn’t happen. So today, you will be earning your Official “With a K: Kickstander Merit Badge for Expertise and Guts in business.”…

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Kris Windley

I'm a writer, editor, illustrator, teacher, mother of two and enthusiastic cat-belly snuggler.

I write about Writing, Business and Blogging...and sometimes about Changing the World. 

Because if you're going to worry about commas and cash flow and social shares, you can pay attention to empathy and kindness too, right?


Posts & Articles

  • Blog Home Page

    Go to the Blog Home Page to see the most recently published posts by Kris Windley.

  • Writing Skills

    Posts about your writing process, practice and skills - and how to use them to change the world.

  • Blogging Tips

    Posts to help you use your online stage effectively and ethically - while having a bit of fun.

  • Your Brand Voice

    Posts to help you find your brand voice and use it in your small business to make a big impact.

  • Change the World

    Posts to help you take your small business or writing adventure and turn it into an engine for change in the world around you.

  • Make Space

    Posts to help you make space in your life for the important things - like sharing your Voice and changing the World.