Simplifying Your Life with Emily Ley

“It’s so valuable for us to learn how to turn down the noise.”

-Emily Ley

Her Story of Success…

Overwhelmed by the stress of running a business on Etsy while raising a new baby, Emily Ley sat down to create a planner that would make her life easier. What started as a binder, paper and Sharpie evolved into Simplified, a multi-million dollar brand of planners and home organizational tools for busy women, which also includes product lines in Office Depot, Staples, Walmart and Target. Along with running her company, Emily is the author of four books, including Growing Boldly, her latest release that shares five key practices for building a life you love.

Emily has been featured in Forbes, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Glamour and Good Housekeeping. She’s been honored with awards including Entrepreneur of the Year, Female Owned Business of the Year and Small Business of the Year from Studer Community Institute, and her products have won Best New Product at the National Stationery Show. 

In This Episode:

Emily shares her inspiring story of growing her business from a side hustle into a multi-million dollar brand. She also unpacks the five practices she’s used to build a life she loves and explains how leaning into different areas of your life at different times can help you maintain balance.

Episode Highlights:

  • Emily’s story of starting her side hustle on Etsy while working full time (1:44)
  • Growing without burning out (15:00)
  • BUILD the life you love (18:30)
  • Finding balance as a busy entrepreneur (24:50)
  • How to imagine your dream life (32:55)
  • Practical advice for working moms (36:23)

Episode Transcript

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