Inclusive Branding, Leadership Development, and Custom Brand Photography
Disrupting the status quo to create inclusive, aligned, human-focused environments rooted in core values.
We work with brands and leaders as a brand coach and photographer that cares deeply about diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
Supporting diversity is not the same as practicing inclusion.
It's not enough to state 'Black Lives Matter' or 'Love is Love.' Genuine inclusion is a continuous practice that's demonstrated through words, actions, behaviors, and visuals. Let's work together to create genuinely inclusive environments.
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Inclusive, human focused brands and leaders impact and inspire.
They disrupt the status quo by using their platforms and their roles to advocate for people beyond business.
Inclusive brands and leaders help lift others and operate through aligned core values while considering ways to incorporate:
- Community building
- Advocacy and activism
- Education and empowerment
- Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
- Human focused, trauma informed business practices
Explore Resources and Solutions
Resources to help identify and define core values to connect with and communicate core beliefs, mission and purpose.
Guest coaching, training, workshops and keynote speaking to facilitate conversations and environments that are inclusive, values aligned, human focused and trauma informed.
Services and Solutions
As a brand coach and photographer, Crystal Lily Creative offers inclusive branding guidance, custom brand photography, and aligned leadership development support with a human focused, core values approach.
Our Aligned Values Approach Helps Leaders
- Build aligned relationships to honor core values and beliefs without sacrificing boundaries
- Create inclusive, connected, human-focused messaging and environments to drive their mission forward
- Confidently make decisions through aligned core values
“Learning about inclusive branding from Crystal has been one of the most eye-opening and empowering experiences I’ve had as an entrepreneur *and* as a person.
Her core values-based approach helped me crystalize my belief that, as a business owner, you shouldn’t have to choose between making money and doing good. Now, I help other business owners use social media to do both.
Crystal is deeply insightful, always compassionate, and never judgemental. So when it comes to the challenging work of disrupting your own bias, you could not find a better person to guide you. I cannot recommend her enough!”
–Nina Stoller-Lindsey, Social Media and Content Strategist for Mission-Driven Brands
“Crystal Lily Creative is an expert in training and facilitating conversations with organizations, small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to make diversity, equity and inclusion a cornerstone of their messaging and branding.
Crystal's approach in motivating her clients to identify core values and create clear messaging and tangible action plans allows for the experience to obtain a higher level of intention and self awareness applicable to any professional format and practicing those elements learned.
I highly recommend Crystal's education program as well as guest speaker services to train and touch on imperative discussions surrounding diversity, equity, inclusion and human-focused initiatives.”
–Courtney “Dazzler” Ibarra, Beatsource
"Crystal is amazing. She asks the hard questions and helps you work through the hard answers. Crystal understands that inclusion is a necessity for every human to have a voice at the table. She lives her work at the very core of her being and is one of the most genuine people I know.
I was able to dive deeper and keep clarifying what is most important to me and that translated to my messaging becoming more clear. Crystal has made me a better human and business owner. I fully recommend Crystal if you're ready to do the work!"
–Kirstie Wheeler, Educational Consultant and Associate Professor, Berklee College of Music
Hi! I'm Crystal.
Founder of Crystal Lily Creative. Our brand coaches offer Inclusive Branding and Leadership Development Consulting.
Many of the brands and leaders we work with share a common value: they want to use their platforms to advocate for things like philanthropy, inclusion, human rights, social justice, education, and sustainability. They use people like our diversity consultants to implement these inclusive branding and leadership ideas effectively.
Core values are the soul of your brand, our brand coach uses that philosophy to help you root, feed, and define your brand and leadership style. This makes it easier to share your message and connect to people in a meaningful way. We use The Aligned Values Framework™ to give you the tools to build an engaged community and cultivate safer environments through an inclusive, human-focused, trauma informed lens.
When we work together, you'll receive support to create inclusive environments and experiences you're proud of.
Let's transform the way you think about your business and evolve your leadership style!
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