How To Create a Purpose-Driven Brand With Katie Schloss

Katie Schloss

Katie Schloss is a consultant, executive coach, and graduate student at the University of Chicago’s Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice. Upon graduating, Katie worked in beauty and fashion PR before launching her own business — garnering the attention of celebrities, including Allison Williams and Jennifer Lawrence. Among others, Katie also catered to the needs of top media outlets, such as Brides, Cosmopolitan, Good Morning America, InStyle, People StyleWatch, Real Simple, and The Today Show.

Ultimately licensing the company’s signature Map Necklace to A.JAFFE, a top engagement ring brand, Katie worked for various female-founded start-ups. She then attended the prestigious Iowa Writers’ Workshop summer program and landed a job working for a division of Penguin Random House. Today, after a life-changing event that shifted her trajectory, Katie lives in Chicago and bridges consulting and executive coaching to help high-achieving optimists dare for more.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Katie Schloss shares the meaning and purpose of her industry shift
  • Katie explains the art of growing a sound business
  • The challenge of an entrepreneur facing the influx of scaling brand
  • Katie redefines what success means as an entrepreneur — and for herself
  • How do you build self-worth by scaling a brand?
  • Katie discusses the support she received by prioritizing and valuing herself
  • What is the best piece of advice Katie has ever received?

In this episode…

How do you foster a sense of purpose and build a brand that connects communities in an entrepreneurial world?

As an entrepreneur, discovering and building the tools to scale your brand can help others. Where can you begin the journey? Katie Schloss believes that by helping people, you find purpose and meaning in all you do. She set her compass to help others through scaling her brand — and then found a sense of purpose-driven worth.

In this episode of Access to Anyone, Michael Roderick speaks with Katie Schloss, a consultant, executive coach, and graduate student at the University of Chicago’s Crown Family School of Social Work. They discuss maximizing your ability to help people create a greater sense of self-worth. Katie talks about how a life-altering event changed her self-awareness and career trajectory, redefining entrepreneurship, and her aspirations for fostering a sense of community.

Golden Answer

If you could meet any living person, who would that be?

Glennon Doyle is an author, activist, founder of Together Rising, and Host of the We Can Do Hard Things podcast. Katie Schloss admires how Glennon developed a community to help those in need through her organization, Together Rising. Katie thinks Glennon is an incredible person and aspires to be a model by fostering help in her community.

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