Embrace Your Destiny

Episode 014: Katherine Pomerantz & changing her relationship with money

October 17, 2018


Katherine Pomerantz, an actress turned accountant, has capitalized on her artistic background to create a signature tax service for non-traditional entrepreneurs. Her financial expertise has been featured by Discover Card, Buzzfeed, and by self-made millionaire, Caitlin Pyle, on her Work At Home Heroes podcast. Katherine’s unique perspective on money allowed her to open her own accounting firm in less than a year with no previous financial experience. Now, her virtual firm has global reach as she’s helped everyone from ex-pats to international start-ups create profitable business empires of their own. Katherine has become a champion for creative talents in the internet age and relishes debating ethical entrepreneurship over milkshakes and fries.

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00:09 - Introduction to podcast

00:31 - Introducation to Katherine

01:35 - Katherine shares her journey

03:42 - Starving artist "a badge of honor"?

05:19 - Smart financial choices didn't help Katherine's career

08:18 - Katherine needs funds to pursue her passion

10:15 - Katherine has a revelation

13:42 - Katherine decides to study money

15:07 - Dealing with the perceived dichotomy of small business owner and artist

17:00 - People with money can do incredible things

21:19 - Money isn't a limited resource

31:02 - Self-care is important, don't ignore the signs of neglect!

32:22 - Imposter Syndrome makes an appearance

33:37 - Katherine's biggest lesson

35:12 - Money is just a current of energy

37:17 - Making the shift from scarcity thinking

38:48 - Katherine's advice

39:49 - Start with your personal values

41:40 - Rich isn't about a certain number of zeros!



Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker who works with clients struggling with similar issues. She holds an Honors BA, an MBA and a certificate in Dispute Resolution. After the passing of her father and circumstances that followed, she suffered from bouts of depression and sought the help of psychotherapists. Unwilling to seek pharmaceutical assistance to deal with her chronic unhappiness, she was lead on a journey of self-awareness and forgiveness that changed her life in deep and meaningful ways.

Sandra enjoys spending time with friends and family, her partner Satnam and her dog Lulu. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve in 2013.

Sandra was added to the Wall of Role Models by the Diversity Advancement Network in July 2016.

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