About Kimberley Dawn

Kimberley Dawn is a professionally trained and certified Small Business and Life Coach through The Coaches Training Institute. She works with Trapped Professionals, Creative Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners to help them take positive action in their lives and businesses. Kimberley Dawn co-creates strategic and meaningful roadmaps to guide clients through the minefield of entrepreneurship. Kimberley Dawn can help you feel like you matter. Because you do. She can help you build something that matters. Because you can.

Like you, I’m an Imperfect Boss, too

Confession time:  She is an Imperfect Boss. This Fall was a winding road, and I have so many confessions on my heart. I hope you'll hear me, loves. My last blog release was almost a month ago, a lot has changed, and my heart feels heavy that my blog has been untouched. Imperfect Boss Rising. My mind [...]

Why I’ll never say “I’m busy”, again

I'm busy. Probably my least favourite sentence of 2016, and the pain-point for KD and You's newest theme. For those of you just joining me, welcome to the ANTI-BUSY Revolution. A movement with the hustle and heart to banish busyness to restore productivity and simplicity, to an over-complicated world. Today, much like every day, I [...]

On EPIC Love

EPIC Love. This topic has been playing on my mind for a little while and as per usual, I had to blog it to figure it out. It all stemmed from, -- y'all guessed it -- a  three minute TED Talk by Laura Trice on giving and receiving 'thank you's.  For a list of my favourite TED [...]

Pokemon Go: A Business Coach’s Perspective

Pokemon Go. 15 million downloads worldwide. Worth over $29 million dollars. Exercise in disguise. Tinder's successor. New friendships. Low battery power. Deaths. Marriage Proposals. Has the world gone mad? Maybe I'm behind on the times, or just plain over the hill, but this catching Pokemon business is a THING. People are out catching Pokemon, running [...]

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Which Type of Busy Person Are You?

There are varying levels of busyness and a type of busy person associated with each, but have you ever wondered why some people can handle what's on their plate while others' plates spin out of control? How is it possible that there are single mums working demanding downtown careers with businesses on the side, and [...]

ANTI-Busy Revolution

You're busy? I'm like hey, what's up, hell NO! July 13, 2016: The Anti-Busy Revolution I literally have no idea where I'm going with this but I'm ALL kinds of excited, and ALL kinds of up in its grill. Read more about where the ANTI-BUSY Revolution began → I do not value you" or "I did [...]

Extroversion 101: An Introvert’s Guide

“Hi, I’m Kimberley Dawn, it’s 2011 and I’m a scaredy-pants. I’m terrified to put myself out there and get rejected. I spend days before parties torturing myself with “what-ifs”. I have a pocketful of small talk topics at the ready, and have already pre-assessed room seating for an easy exit.” Sound familiar? I’m an introvert [...]

I’ve been so busy!

I can't speak for the rest of the world but in Calgary we love the phrase "I've been so busy". It’s our go-to response. Recently, I started to take notice of the feelings behind the infamous "I'm busy". The people who say it sound overwhelmed and exasperated by their busyness. In Calgary, “I'm busy” seems to be congruent [...]

5 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Tribe

Tribe / trahyb ∙ [noun] ∙ any aggregate of people united by ties of descent from a common ancestor, community of customs and traditions, adherence to the same leaders, etc. Tribes are not a new concept. We humans are inherently tribal beings and we as a species LOVE to share experiences. It doesn’t matter the [...]

How I became one of “those people”

When I first started following motivational speakers, life coaches and other entrepreneurs I noticed they shared one thing: these people are disgustingly in love with their lives. I mean DISGUSTINGLY in love with their lives. They reminded me of the first few months of a new relationship.. “No, I love YOU more, no YOU. I [...]

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