Q&A With Lakia Crutchfield, CEO of The Kia Chronicles

Tell us a bit about Kia Kronicles.

Kia Kronicles began as just a simple hashtag attached to my pictures. Once I began to speak publicly it became my brand!

What gave you the idea for your business and how did it start?

As I began using my talent, I wanted to brand myself as the “public speaker” that lives what she speaks and pictures speak volumes, hince the name Kia Kronicles.

What’s your favorite thing about your job?

Affecting and changing people’s lives and motivating others to do more or better.

What are your keys to making yourself productive?

Focus, determination, willing to evolve and learn, accept constructive criticism, and be a lifelong learner.

Tell us one long-term goal in your career.

Speaking publicly and aquiring enough to do it full time.

What’s the most valuable lesson you’ve learned through the course of your career?

You must believe in you before anyone else will.

What advice would you give to others aspiring to succeed in your field?

Chase your dreams and not others dreams for you. Be who you are and it will always be a great time.

What are your favorite things to do outside of work?

Read, create crafts, and spend time with family.

Name a few influential books you’ve read and/or websites you keep up with that you’d recommend to readers.

Love the “Influential” website that spotlights successful individuals in different fields and their advice. Read “Think and Grow Rich” and keep a good read to stimulate your mind!