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371. Entrepreneurship Starts with Hospitality & Service with Kim Lalande
Episode 37117th October 2022 • The ONE Thing • Nova Media
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Vacations are all about relaxing, right? No one wants to spend the first two hours of their trip at the grocery store to stock up their rental’s fridge.

Kim Lalande is the founder and CEO of KEY.co, a platform combining the best of hospitality and technology to create unforgettable experiences. She took her experience in the hotel industry and from personally staying at short-term rentals and used it to bridge the gap between the amazing curated experiences you get at a high-end hotel with the ease and convenience of an Airbnb.

We dive into her entrepreneurial journey, what it took to turn her business ideas into a reality, learning to step back from operations and take the lead as a visionary in your business, and battling the self-doubt that plagues so many entrepreneurs.

To plan your next vacation, visit KEY.co to b​​ook curated vacation homes, in-home services, and local experiences all in one place. Or if you’re a property owner, level up your own services using KEY’s expertise.

To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: the1thing.com/pods.

We talk about:

  • How KEY.co creates elevated experiences for clients and guests
  • Kim’s career trajectory and embracing the label of “entrepreneur”
  • Knowing when it’s time to step away from operations and step into being the visionary
  • Overcoming the limiting beliefs that hold you back as an entrepreneur
  • Advice for taking an idea to market


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