Being Boss: Mindset, Habits, Tactics, and Lifestyle for Creative Entrepreneurs

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 Nov 5, 2018
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Being Boss is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs, freelancers, and side-hustlers, whether you're wanting to quit your day job or have been your own boss for a while now. Authors and "business besties" Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon dig into the mindset, habits, routines, boundaries, branding, marketing tactics, business strategies, systems, and processes that help you make money doing what you love. Join us as we interview bosses such as Brené Brown, Brooke Castillo, Marie Forleo, Ramit Sethi, Danielle LaPorte, Chalene Johnson, Mike Michalowicz of Profit First, Melissa Hartwig of Whole30, and more! Subscribe, rate, and review wherever you listen to good podcasts.

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#213 - Word of Mouth Marketing
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 With social media and email marketing having become so popular in recent years, it's easy to forget that word of mouth marketing is a tried and true method that has consistently worked throughout time. In this episode, Emily and Kathleen break down what word of mouth marketing is, they explain how it works, and they give tips for how you can use things such as client gifting, testimonials, and your passion to make it work for you.

This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, Podia, and Timely.

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Jun 11, 2019
#212 - How to Get Better at What You Do
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When did you last take time to practice your craft? In today's episode, Kathleen and Emily discuss how to get better at what you do by finding ways to continue educating yourself, whether it be with books, new tools, school, or even a mentorship. They also explore the idea of pivoting versus evolving, Kathleen getting back to her roots as a blogger, and some quickfire audience questions.

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May 14, 2019
#211 - Instagram and Blogging
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Some of you may have noticed changes in Instagram and blogging lately, so today we're talking Instagram and our potential breakup with hashtags, the ever changing landscape of blogging and whether or not we think it's dead, content marketing strategies that suit your specific business, and we're wrapping up the episode with audience questions about freelancing, monetizing your blog, and being an entrepreneur with two different businesses.

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Apr 09, 2019
Join us for #BeingBossGuatemala!
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Emily and Kathleen have teamed up with The Cooperative for Education, a non-profit with a mission to educate children in Guatemala out of poverty, and this summer we're going to Guatemala where we will meet the communities and children CoEd serves. And we're inviting you to come along! Join Emily, Kathleen, and the team at CoEd this July. Find out more at beingboss.club/guatemala

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Mar 14, 2019
#210 - Speaking, Photoshoots, and Monthly Intentions
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This month, we're talking about making the most of a photoshoot, sharing growth goals with your entire team, the charitable #BeingBossGuatemala trip, our monthly intentions, and all things speaking: how to get speaking gigs, what to charge, and the do's and don'ts.

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Mar 12, 2019
#209 - Rest for Productivity
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Rest is essential when you are running a business, so today we're discussing what we learned from reading the book Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less. We're also exploring the business trends that we anticipate for 2019, the ongoing balance between work and life, and time blocking and planning your day when you have children or a sporadic schedule.

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Feb 12, 2019
Emily's Top 2 Things for Being a Business Boss
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Emily is dropping into your feed today to share some insights into two things she couldn't live without as the boss of her own business! She also dives into how a mastermind group can be one of the smartest investments you can make.

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Jan 17, 2019
#208 - Word of the Year + Having More Fun
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We're back! Emily and Kathleen are at it again after an extended break and they're ready to define their intentions for 2019. In this episode, we're hitting the ground running with choosing our words of the year and the month, talking about how we use planners to organize our thoughts, and taking some time to think about our wins. We're also exploring what it's like to work on a time block schedule and growing our email lists the unconventional way.

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Jan 15, 2019
#207 - Self-Limiting Beliefs and Goal Setting
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We're starting to look ahead at some of our 2019 wants and goals, but first, let's tackle some self-limiting beliefs. Bosses, it's time to start becoming aware of the negative thoughts you allow into your space so that you can dream big and set some big goals in the New Year.

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Dec 18, 2018
#206 - Company of One with Paul Jarvis
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Boss boyfriend, Paul Jarvis is back on Being Boss! He's got a new book called Company of One, so we're digging into the mindset of being a solopreneur, finding "enoughness" in your business, finding resilience, and hiring vs. partnering on projects.

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Dec 11, 2018
#205 - First Year of Business at Almanac Supply Co
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Emily has had her product-based business, Almanac Supply Co, for one year now! So today we're checking in on what she's learned in her first year of business, how fraudy feelings come up even when you've had other businesses, the bumps and failures along the way, and some of the habits and routines she's cultivated to step into the role of CEO and build a new business.

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Dec 04, 2018
#204 - Your Brightest Life with Caroline Kelso Zook
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Get ready for a mindset shift! Today, Caroline Kelso Zook joins us on Being Boss to talk about all things from listening to your body to avoid burnout, to finding that work/life balance or blend (especially when you work with your life partner), to cultivating confidence to explore your creativity, and of course we're talking about her new book and how to live your brightest light.

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Nov 27, 2018
#203 - Build a Community For Your Business with Jadah Sellner
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These days it seems like all the online businesses are focused on building a community...but that's easier said than done. So today, Jadah Sellner joins us to talk about building a community with heart in a way that creates genuine connection, authentic engagement, and raving fans.

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Nov 20, 2018
#202 - Non-Profit and For-Purpose Business Model with Shawanda Mason-Moore
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What does it actually look like to start a non-profit business? In today's episode, Shawanda Mason-Moore, co-founder of the educational non-profit, The Chattery, talks us through some of the logistics of starting and running a non-profit and how the non-profit (or for-purpose) business mindset is different from how we usually view business on Being Boss.

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Nov 13, 2018
#201 - Health, Body, and Business with Ali Shapiro
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You know it by now: when you treat your body right, you're able to be more boss, but how many of you are actually putting that knowledge to practice? Well today we are joined by Ali Shapiro of the Insatiable Podcast who is blowing our minds about finding a healthy lifestyle that's unique to your needs, determining what your comfort eating style is telling you, and offering actionable tips on how to devote yourself to health in a way that will expand your capacity for creativity.

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Nov 06, 2018
#200 - Surprising Business Lessons – LIVE from New Orleans
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We're celebrating 200 episodes of the Being Boss podcast live from our Being Boss NOLA vacation! Today we're digging into the business lessons we've learned over 200 episodes and we're hearing from some of the bosses at our vacation as well. There's so much good stuff in here about mindset, boundaries, habits & routines, community, and living your life.

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Oct 30, 2018
#199 - Crystals for Creatives with Hibiscus Moon
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Raise your hand if you have a crystal or two sitting on your desk? Beyond being just pretty, we love getting woo with them, but in today's episode, we've got Crystal Healer, Hibiscus Moon, sharing how some of these woo feelings around crystals are actually scientifically backed. We're digging into how crystals work, the energetic properties of crystals, and what crystals are beneficial for creative entrepreneurs.

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Oct 23, 2018
#198 - Tarot, Spiritual Baths, & Creative Business with Tatianna Tarot
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You know we can't stay away from the Tarot for too long, so today we are so excited to be joined by Tatianna Morales of Tatianna Tarot who is talking with us all about her journey and approach to Tarot, creating a ritual bath, being a spiritual creative business owner, and incorporating magic and ritual into motherhood.

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Oct 16, 2018
BONUS - Style & Business with Diadora Luxe
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We're coming at you live from Toronto where we were joined by a panel of inspiring bosses to talk about personal style, entrepreneurship, and more at an event to celebrate the launch of the new, Canadian designed Diadora Luxe Collection, available exclusively at Sport Chek stores across Canada. We were sure to also pull aside apparel designer Louise Rheaume to ask her what it takes to design and launch a premium and versatile apparel line that can take a hard-working creative from the yoga studio to Sunday brunch or a client meeting without missing a beat.

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Oct 11, 2018
#197 - Modern Mystic Kelley Knight
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Kelley Knight of Modern Mystic Shop joins us on Being Boss to dive deep into the woo. We're talking all about where business and spirituality mix, listening to your intuition to feel a solid yes or no when making decisions, how specific to get in manifesting what you want, and the importance of a daily spiritual practice for your business.

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Oct 09, 2018
#196 - Everyday Tarot with Biddy Tarot
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Brigit Esselmont of Biddy Tarot is back on Being Boss because she has a new book (Everyday Tarot) to help us incorporate tarot and ritual in our everyday lives (and businesses!). So we're nerding out about tarot, talking about the creation of Brigit's book and tarot deck, and even doing a spontaneous tarot reading.

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Oct 02, 2018
#195 - Branding for Business
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Consider this the episode that can serve as the Branding 101 guide to your business. We've done a couple episodes about branding in the past, but in this episode, we're breaking down the terms, talking about how to develop your brand standards, going over when to invest in branding and when to bootstrap it on your own, plus all the nitty-gritty on stock photography, fonts, and marketing.

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Sep 25, 2018
#194 - Money Planning with Farnoosh Torabi
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We know that money is a favorite boss topic, but it's also one of the biggest boss struggles, so we've invited one of America's leading personal finance authorities, Farnoosh Torabi, on Being Boss to talk all about earning, saving, spending, and investing—like a boss.

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Sep 18, 2018
#193 - Online Courses
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Let's talk online courses! We've each had different online courses for different businesses in different formats, so in this episode of Being Boss, we're talking about the pros & cons of online courses, why you might want to utilize different formats of online course delivery, and how to get the most out of your online course.

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Sep 11, 2018
#192 - Cultivating Optimism
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Staying positive is something we really rally and try to do, but sometimes things don't go as you've planned—especially when you're starting or growing a business—and fraudy feelings can get in the mix. So today we're sharing our tips and tactics for cultivating optimism and staying positive when you're feeling pessimistic or falling into the comparison trap.

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Sep 04, 2018
MINISODE - Mandatory Lazy Day
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In order to be boss, you have to do the work...but sometimes doing the work looks like some serious rest. In today's minisode, we're talking about the importance of giving yourself some serious rest and separation from your business to avoid burnout and feel refreshed.

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Aug 31, 2018
#191 - Rituals and Routines
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A huge part of Being Boss is creating routines and rituals that keep you focused in your work, but that also enrich your life away from the computer. In today's episode, we're sharing our favorite rituals and routines that help us get our work hustle on, but also our self-care on.

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Aug 28, 2018
MINISODE - Your Employee Handbook
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Having an employee handbook isn't just important if you have employees, it's important if you are your own employee so that you can set boundaries and rules for the way that you want to work. In today's minisode, we're sharing how you can create your own employee handbook give yourself the structure you need in your business to thrive and feel confident in what you're building.

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Aug 24, 2018
#190 - Choose Wonder Over Worry with Amber Rae
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Amber Rae, author of Choose Wonder Over Worry, joins us on Being Boss to talk about acting on your truth, finding internal awareness, learning from your emotions, identifying your priorities when you think you don't have enough time, and moving past your upper limits.

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Aug 21, 2018
MINISODE - Creating Boss Boundaries
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Establishing boundaries to cultivate more of what you want to grow in your business is a lot like tending to a garden, which is exactly the metaphor we use in an exercise from the Being Boss book. In today's minisode, we're sharing how you can plot out your "boss garden" and the importance of establishing solid boundaries to make sure it grows.

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Aug 17, 2018
#189 - Communicate + Collaborate
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Especially after writing our book, Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work + Live Life on Your Own Terms, we've gotten lots of questions about how we collaborate so strongly and maintain strong communication despite being in separate locations and also having separate businesses of our own. Today we're sharing our tips and tactics for collaboration, having hard conversations, and getting on the same page with your ideas.

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Aug 14, 2018
MINISODE - What's in Your Orbit?
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When you're taking control of your work and living life on your terms, it's important to pay attention to who and what you're putting in your orbit of influence. In today's minisode, we're going over an exercise from the Being Boss book all about what your consciously place in your sphere of influence so that you can cultivate more of what you want in your work and life.

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Aug 10, 2018
#188 - Going From Boss to CEO
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It's time to step into the role of CEO in your business. Today we're talking about the difference between being "boss" and being "CEO," how you can own the title of CEO, and we're breaking down the different types of CEOs so you can identify your strengths and weaknesses as a CEO.

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Aug 07, 2018
MINISODE - The Scientific Method for Bosses
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One of the exercises we outline in the Being Boss book is The Scientific Method (for creative entrepreneurs) because running a business is all about testing and changing. In today's minisode, we're sharing how to employ the scientific method in your business for getting more clients, to launching a product, to trying out a marketing strategy.

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Aug 03, 2018
#187 - She Caused a Riot with Hannah Jewell
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Hannah Jewell, author of She Caused a Riot, joins us to share how writing about women in history has shaped how she views life today, how she's cultivated her sense of humor while tackling serious topics, and the huge importance of creating what it is you want with abandon.

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Jul 31, 2018
MINISODE - Finding Your Values
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You hear us talking about finding your values and this comes up several times in the Being Boss book as well as our CEO Day Kit, but we still get questions from listeners about how to actually find your values. Today we're digging in and sharing why finding your values is so important and how you can pick out a handful of values of your own to guide your business decisions.

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Jul 27, 2018
#186 - Digital Boundaries
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Boundaries can be elusive—especially when you’re trying to enforce them in an always-connected online world. So today we’re talking about our digital boundaries for creative entrepreneurs and business owners—from social media to customer support and more.

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Jul 24, 2018
MINISODE - What's Next for the Podcast?
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Coming at you live from the Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, listener Patrick asks us what's next for the Being Boss Podcast. We're talking all about our spinoff podcast and what's next up our sleeves with new podcasts and projects.

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Jul 20, 2018
#185 - Spend Less Money and Make More Time with Cait Flanders
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Cait Flanders, author of The Year of Less, shares how spending less money opened up more space for intentional decision-making around being a better freelancer and creative entrepreneur and living a creative life of her own making.

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Jul 17, 2018
MINISODE - Finding Your Online Creative Community
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Coming at you live from the Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, listener Claire asks us for tips on how to build or join communities and just connect with other creatives if you're just starting out as a creative entrepreneur.

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Jul 13, 2018
#184 - Homeschool + Daycare
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A huge part of our boss identity is that we're also moms. Being creative business owners has allowed us to parent the way we want, and we know a lot of our boss listeners are also mothers or want to be mothers. So today, we're sharing our own boss parenting styles and how we balance work and life as moms and business owners.

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Jul 10, 2018
MINISODE - Our Business Bestie Origin Story
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Coming at you live from the Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, listener Jill asks us how our business bestie relationship even started. So we're sharing our business bestie origin story and how we continue to nurture our own plus other business bestie relationships.

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Jul 06, 2018
#183 - Kintsugi Wellness with Candice Kumai
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Candice Kumai, classically-trained chef, five-time best-selling author, wellness journalist, and former tv host, joins us to talk about finding success, celebrating her culture to find meaning in the work she does, and the importance of sharing your story.

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Jul 03, 2018
MINISODE - Say What You Want
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We've noticed that a lot of our bosses are having trouble either figuring out what they want or expressing what they way, so today we're removing some of the shame that might be surrounding what you want and sharing how to go after the things that you want.

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Jun 29, 2018
#182 - Values and Partnering - Live from Printers Row Lit Fest
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This episode is coming at you live from the Printers Row Lit Festival in Chicago! We had moderator, Dana Kaye, there to help facilitate the conversation—all about writing the book, our entrepreneurial journey, and tips and tools we suggest for emerging entrepreneurs and authors alike!

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Jun 26, 2018
MINISODE - How to Get a Book Deal
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If you haven't heard by now, we recently published a book: Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work + Live Life on Your Own Terms, and after going on a mini book tour to celebrate with some of our bosses in person, we had a lot of people asking us how we got a book deal and especially how they can get a book deal. So in this minisode, we're sharing some of our best book deal tips.

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Jun 22, 2018
#181 - Community Over Competition with Natalie Franke
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Natalie Franke, founder of the Rising Tide Society, shares her philosophy of community over competition, cultivating an abundance mindset, finding and embracing your purpose in the evolving work you do, and seeking healthy competition.

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Jun 19, 2018
MINISODE - Tips for Scaling Your Business
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Our bosses are always wondering how they can scale their business offerings to sell more or make more without spreading themselves too thin. So today we're offering our scaling tips and resources for both service-based and product-based business owners. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Jun 15, 2018
#180 - Being Boss as a Freelancer or Employee
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The Being Boss employees are taking over! Emily and Kathleen have mentioned that you can be boss without being THE boss, so the Being Boss employees are sharing how they are boss in freelance, contractor, and employee capacities.

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Jun 12, 2018
MINISODE - Do you need to be on Facebook?
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Do you need to be on Facebook as a creative entrepreneur or business owner? We're sharing how Facebook hasn't served our business and community and how you can find a platform that works for you and your business. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Jun 08, 2018
#179 - Pitching & PR with Brigitte Lyons
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Let's talk about pitching and PR—because it's so important for your business, but you need to make sure you're doing it right! We've got our PR rep, Brigitte Lyons, on the show today to talk about setting up your business for PR, pitching best practices, and some insider tips on how to craft the perfect pitch to get some awesome exposure for your business.

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Jun 05, 2018
MINISODE - Using Instagram as a Creative Entrepreneur
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Our favorite social platform of the moment is Instagram, so we're sharing our tips for using Instagram and growing your following as a creative entrepreneur or business owner. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Jun 01, 2018
#178 - Saying No with Rebecca Jarvis
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Rebecca Jarvis of the No Limits Podcast and ABC News joins us to talk about when to say no, getting a yes after continuously hearing no, and balancing your work with your other desires without getting burnt out.

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May 29, 2018
MINISODE - When Your Dream Client Can't Afford You
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We've got a listener wondering what they should do when their dream client can't afford their services. So we're offering tips on getting in the right mindset to approach your dream client with what you want to charge and how to price your services fairly. Sponsored by Twenty20.
May 25, 2018
#177 - Stop Feeling Like Shit with Andrea Owen
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Andrea Owen of Your Kick-Ass Life joins us to talk about getting in tune with your intuition and emotions so you can master your reactions, attract more abundance, and stop feeling like shit in work and life.

This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 & FabFitFun

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May 22, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on Let It Out
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We get a lot done here at Being Boss, and recently when Kathleen was a guest on Katie Dalebout's Let It Out Podcast, Katie asked Kathleen about her productivity tips for how she gets so much done. So in today's Being Boss minisode, Kathleen expands on some of her daily habits and routines that increase her productivity.

You can listen to Kathleen's full episode of Let It Out here

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May 18, 2018
#176 - Women in the Workforce
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Our friends at Freshbooks Cloud Accounting provided us with an exclusive special report that they’ve conducted about the shift in the American workforce toward self-employment and women’s place within the entrepreneurial workforce. Some of these findings got us excited and some of them got us really riled up, so today we're digging in and sharing it all with you!

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May 15, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on the Startup Pregnant Podcast
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It’s been awhile since Emily and Kathleen have specifically talked about being Mom Bosses on Being Boss, but recently Kathleen was a guest on Sarah Peck's Startup Pregnant Podcast where she talked about gathering a community and village around raising a child so you don't have to be just one thing. And in today's minisode, she's expanding on that conversation and talking about why she loves daycare.

You can listen to Kathleen's full episode of The Startup Pregnant Podcast here

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May 11, 2018
#175 - Growing a Creative Business with Tara Street
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Tara Street, Kathleen's sister and business partner at Braid Creative, returns to Being Boss to talk about pivoting and expanding a business, taking on a new business partner, and growing a small business to a creative agency with a team.

This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 & FabFitFun

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May 08, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily on The Creative Penn
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Emily was a guest on Joanna Penn's podcast, The Creative Penn, where they talked about the writing process, and how so much of what we do at Being Boss as creative entrepreneurs crosses the lines into the work that authors do too. Sponsored by Twenty20.
May 04, 2018
#174 - Figure It Out as You Go with Cathy Heller
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Today's episode is one simple (and powerful) reminder: It's all doable, you just have to figure it out. Cathy Heller of Don't Keep Your Day Job is sharing the importance of showing up and trying again and again until you find what you're supposed to be doing. For any boss who has ever doubted themselves, this is an episode you can't miss.

This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 & FabFitFun

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May 01, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on the Creative Empire Podcast
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Kathleen was recently a guest on Christina Scalera and Reina Pomeroy’s podcast, The Creative Empire, where they talked a lot about creating content for your business. So in today's minisode, Kathleen is digging into her philosophy on creating content for your business and offering tips on how to get in the right mindset for creating content. You can listen to Kathleen's full episode of The Creative Empire here >>



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Apr 27, 2018
#173 - Seasonal Work and Life
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For this Earth Day episode, we're talking about something we've really been cultivating as a practice: living seasonally. We're sharing tips on working and living with the rhythms of nature.

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Apr 24, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on Truth Telling
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Kathleen is a guest on Elizabeth DiAlto's Truth Telling podcast, talking about meditation, motherhood, branding, being who you are, and the creative process. So in today's minisode, Kathleen is digging into the idea of bringing your soul into your work and radiating goodness out into the world through the work you put out there. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Apr 20, 2018
#172 - Why you need better contracts with Christina Scalera
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When is the last time you refreshed your business contracts? In today's episode, we're talking with Christina Scalera about the importance of having a solid contract for your business and what specific things you might need to include in yours.

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Apr 17, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily on What Works
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Are you showing up as an active participant in creating the kind of business and life you want? In today's minisode, Emily is expanding on an idea she discussed with Tara Gentile on the What Works podcast. Emily shares how being an active participant in the creation of the Being Boss book was the key to how it ultimately ended up as exactly what she wanted. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Apr 13, 2018
#171 - The Being Boss Book
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The Being Boss book is officially out in the world! In today's Being Boss episode, we're in celebration mode and we want to share ALL the behind-the-scenes to what it takes to envision, write, edit, design, record an audiobook, and bring a book into the world.

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Apr 10, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily & Kathleen on The Secret Library Podcast
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We've found that so many of the questions we get from emerging creative entrepreneurs centers around actually DOING the work. The thinking about it is easy, the dreaming and scheming is even delightful, but when it comes to DOING, we see a lot of hangups. This week Emily and Kathleen are over on The Secret Library Podcast and the Lady Books podcast talking about the process of writing the #BeingBossBook, and again, this question of "how do you actually DO it all?" came up. So in today's minisode, we're talking about the discipline of doing.

This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20.

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Apr 06, 2018
#170 - Connection + Diversity with Monique Melton
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Whether you're just starting your business or well into your stride, nurturing and building connections as a business owner is everything, so we had to have business and relationship coach, Monique Melton, join us to talk all about it. We're diving into how to maintain strong relationships even if you're an introvert or have a fear of rejection, how to get vulnerable enough to ask for help, and why diversity is so important when it comes to building a strong community.

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Apr 03, 2018
MINISODE - Are you obsessed with your hustle?
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Do you have to be obsessed with your business in order to make it do? There's such a hustle/obsession culture in the startup world that seeps its way in the mindset of creative entrepreneurs, so in today's minisode, we're talking about separating obsession from a healthy, enthusiastic work ethic.

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Mar 30, 2018
#169 - Drawing from Your Content to Write a Book with Ezzie Spencer
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It seems like everyone is publishing a book these days (ourselves included!), so we invited our friend and author, Ezzie Spencer of Lunar Abundance, to talk with us about drawing from your existing content and conversations from your clients and audience to write a book.

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Mar 27, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily on Proof to Product
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Does your idea of success align with your values? In today's minisode, Emily is expanding on an idea she discussed with Katie Hunt on the Proof to Product podcast. Emily shares how she defines success for herself in a way that's based on her values and not a specific scenario so that she can make decisions in business that get her to where she wants to be without boxing herself into a specific scenario.

This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20.

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Mar 23, 2018
#168 - Money, Mindset, and Energy with Danetha Doe
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What's your money story? Danetha Doe is joining us on Being Boss to encourage us to dig into our money stories so we can develop a better relationship with money—on both an energetic and practical level. We're talking about how we define money for ourselves, getting energetically aligned so we can accept more abundance into our lives, what you have to do as a business owner to set yourself up for financial success, and then how to use money to give back and make our world a better place.

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Mar 20, 2018
MINISODE - Stop Adding More Value
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We've noticed a trend of creative entrepreneurs adding more, more, more, but we're feeling like all these "value adds" are actually taking away from the value you provide. So in this minisode, we're talking about focusing your offering on its core value to really make that the best it can be.

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Mar 16, 2018
#167 - Making a Podcast
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We're launching a new podcast: Making a Business. So let's take a minute to get meta and talk about podcasting. We're sharing why we're starting a new podcast, how we're using it as another content marketing tool, what we're considering in terms of structure and production, and how we're approaching monetization.

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Mar 13, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on One Part Podcast
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Kathleen was a guest on Jessica Murnane's One Part Podcast, where among other things, they talked about values and what happens if you feel a little embarrassed about your values. So in this minisode, Kathleen is getting vulnerable about which of her values embarrass her and how she's reframing her mindset to get past any embarrassment and fully embrace her values.

This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20.

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Mar 09, 2018
#166 - Alignment with Your Business with Melyssa Griffin
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Melyssa Griffin joins us on Being Boss for a vulnerable chat about overcoming blocks in your business when you have a scarcity mindset, creating a business that is in alignment with what you want to bring into the world, and how spirituality fits into it all.

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Mar 06, 2018
MINISODE - When Partnerships Go Sour
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We talked about what to do if things with your employees aren't working out, but what do you do if things in your partnerships aren't working out? In today's minisode, we're offering tips for maintaining a strong business partnership, but also what to do if it's time to let that partnership go.

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Mar 02, 2018
#165 - Life and Work as a Full-Time Artist with Amira Rahim
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Contemporary abstract expressionist painter, Amira Rahim, joins us today to talk about carving out your corner in the market as a visual artist, using tools such as Instagram to share your work and story, and asking for money in exchange for your art.

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Feb 27, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD: Kathleen on The Best Ever Show
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Kathleen has another business that she doesn't talk about too much on Being Boss: real estate investing. At this point, it's almost completely passive for her and she views it as almost a savings or retirement plan. This week, she's talking all about her journey in investing in real estate over on the Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever podcast.

This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20.

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Feb 23, 2018
#164 - Bringing Mindfulness to Your Work with Leah Weiss
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Bosses, today we're focusing on bringing more mindfulness to your work. Leah Weiss, lecturer, researcher, and meditation expert at Stanford Business School, joins us today to talk about the importance of building relationships in the workspace and bringing mindfulness to what you do—beyond just sitting in meditative silence.

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Feb 20, 2018
MINISODE - Fraudy Feelings that Come with Perspective
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We hit record in the middle of this business bestie conversation about having fraudy feelings even as you gain perspective with age and experience. This conversation is off-the-cuff, talking about showing up to do the work and releasing expectations of what the payoff will be.

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Feb 16, 2018
#163 - The problem with the present moment – we’re talking about meditation
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We're feeling re-inspired to dive back into a regular meditation practice, so in this episode, we're talking about our experiences with meditation, some resources we draw upon to cultivate our meditation practices, and practical steps on how to get into your own meditation practice.

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Feb 13, 2018
MINISODE - How to Fire an Employee
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It's not something any of us enjoys doing, but if you're a business owner who's growing a team, at some point you're probably going to have to fire someone. We're sharing our tips on how to fire an employee gently, how to know when it's time to let someone go, and the logistics of getting everything in order before you fire someone.

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Feb 09, 2018
#162 - Getting a Day Job with Becky Simpson
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What if you went back to having a day job...but you liked it? We often have inspiring conversations about making the leap to quit your day job and go at your business full-time, but today we're talking with Becky Simpson of Chipper Things about another option: choosing to go back to a full-time job that you love while also growing your business—not as a temporary solution, but as a dreamy situation.

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Feb 06, 2018
MINISODE - How to Consistently Pay Yourself
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When it comes to being boss, you have to be able to pay yourself, so we're breaking down exactly how to do just that—from focusing on marketing your services so you can get more clients to literally writing yourself a check.

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Feb 02, 2018
#161 - Side Hustle with Chris Guillebeau
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Chris Guillebeau joins us to talk about what it means to have a side hustle and how that affects the job market today. We're talking about funneling your drive to be a creative entrepreneur and how to create boundaries, containers, and rules to help you do the work.

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Jan 30, 2018
MINISODE - How Moving Affects Your Business
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Kathleen recently moved across the country, so today we're talking about how moving affects your business as a creative entrepreneur and offering tips for how you can prepare your business for major life changes.

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Jan 26, 2018
#160 - Building a Customer-Focused Business with Brooke Castillo
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Brooke Castillo of The Life Coach School joins us today to talk all about how to become a coach, building a customer-focused business, and what to do when running a business doesn't feel easy.

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Jan 23, 2018
MINISODE - Word of the Year
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Every year we choose a word of the year to act as our guiding light for how we frame our goals and hopes for the year. So in this minisode we're sharing our words of the year for 2018 and how to use your chosen word of the year in life and business.

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Jan 19, 2018
#159 - Bringing Awareness to Gender and Race with Yolanda T. Cochran
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Writer and Principal in the production industry, Yolanda T. Cochran, joins us to talk about succeeding as a creative in the film production industry, creating change when it comes to a diversity of gender and race in the production and entertainment industry, and how we can approach difficult conversations when it comes to diversity and inclusion in our own lives.

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Jan 16, 2018
MINISODE - I want to be an entrepreneur, but I don't know what to do
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What do you do if you're inspired to be an entrepreneur and you feel like you have the drive to be your own boss, but you don't know what to do? We're talking about how to find your calling and what to do with that motivation to be your own boss when you don't quite know what that means for you yet.

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Jan 12, 2018
#158 - Tarot Archetypes to Build Business Confidence with Brigit Esselmont of Biddy Tarot
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You might be experimenting with using tarot to help you make business decisions, but what about using it to cultivate more confidence? Brigit Esselmont of Biddy Tarot joins us to talk about using the tarot card archetypes to cultivate more confidence in your business, working with cards that you might feel resistant to, and making money by doing something spiritual for a living.

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Jan 09, 2018
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on The Sparkle Hour
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No matter how many followers you have, you can still feel lonely. This week, Kathleen is on The Sparkle Hour Podcast talking about working through feeling like an outcast or a weirdo and the feelings of loneliness that come with it especially if those experiences were in some of those formative years.

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Jan 05, 2018
#157 - A Year in Review
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It's a new year of Being Boss! In this business bestie conversation, we're looking back at the highlights and challenges of 2017, looking forward to more intentionally working seasonally in 2018, and getting ready to prep our businesses for the New Year by taking a CEO Day.

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Jan 02, 2018
MINISODE - Photo Shoots & Video Shoots for Business Owners
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We're trying on the title of "model" to offer some advice on how to get the most out of a photo shoot or video shoot as a creative entrepreneur. We've done several photo shoots and video shoots lately for our own business, so we're sharing the best ways to prepare for them and then how to use them in your business.

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Dec 29, 2017
#156 - Design Thinking with Jeremy Bailey
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Jeremy Bailey, Creative Director at Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, joins us to talk about implementing Design Thinking in your creative process, managing your time as a creative with a full-time job, and redefining art.

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Dec 26, 2017
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily & Kathleen on The Legal Road Map
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Emily & Kathleen are guests on previous Being Boss Podcast guest, Autumn Witt Boyd's podcast, the Legal Road Map Podcast. We're talking about how this conversation applies to our journey with the Being Boss book as well as going after other opportunities as a creative entrepreneur.

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Dec 22, 2017
#155 - Keeping Perspective with Alexandra Franzen
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Alexandra Franzen joins us on Being Boss to talk about staying motivated as a creative when you're feeling deflated, experimenting with which online platforms work for you and your business, and learning from criticism and disappointment.

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Dec 19, 2017
MINISODE - The Dick Van Dyke Effect
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This is a non-business-related minisode about a little something Kathleen learned about Emily. In going along with this week's full episode of enthusiasm being an attractive quality of leaders, we're talking about how that sort of enthusiasm creates attraction across the board.

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Dec 15, 2017
#154 - Becoming an Enthusiastic Leader with Tara Gentile
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What does it take to be a leader? Tara Gentile joins us again on Being Boss to talk about how becoming a leader in your market and breaking into the "in crowd," is much more achievable than you might thing—and she's sharing what it takes to get there.

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Dec 12, 2017
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on Hardcore MBA
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Kathleen is a guest on the Hardcore MBA podcast this week talking about the work / life blend and putting you into the work you do. So in this minisode, she's expanding on the idea of honesty and what that means for a creative entrepreneur when it comes to finding that balance and blend.

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Dec 08, 2017
BONUS - We Wrote a Book!
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The Being Boss book cover is here! We're celebrating by publishing a bonus episode this week where we take some time to talk about what's inside the book, what sets our book apart from the rest, and how you can order it now.
Dec 06, 2017
#153 - Forget passion, follow curiosity with Kelsey Murphy
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Do the things you're curious about make their way onto your calendar to be part of your everyday? Kelsey Murphy joins us on Being Boss to talk about knowing when to quit your job, trying new things (and becoming a more interesting person along the way), and how to follow your curiosity versus pursuing a singular passion.

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Dec 05, 2017
MINISODE - Running a Seasonal Business
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Can you build a business that is purely seasonal? In today's minisode, we're talking about what your year might look like if you're running a seasonal business and some things to keep in mind if this is the route you choose to take as a creative entrepreneur.

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Dec 01, 2017
#152 - The Uncaged Life with Rebecca Tracey
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How do you live an uncaged or semi-nomadic life while being your own boss? Rebecca Tracey shares how to live life on your own terms while being your own boss and allowing shifts and transitions in your business to keep yourself from getting boxed in.

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Nov 28, 2017
MINISODE - What We're Currently Reading
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We're constantly getting asked for book recommendations by our listeners, so from business books to self-help to fiction to podcasts to TV shows, here's what we're currently consuming for both work and life.

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Nov 24, 2017
#151 - Changing Business Models
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What happens when you want to change your business model? As creative business owners, we feel the desire to shift, chase interests, and find new ways of monetizing our passions and skills, so today we’re talking about what it looks like to change your business model in a way that benefits your business and life.

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Nov 21, 2017
MINISODE - Why we closed the Being Boss Facebook group
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We closed the Being Boss Facebook group of over 25,000 members. In today's minisode, we're talking about why we decided to close our Facebook group, but we're also offering tips on how to grow, cultivate, and best use a Facebook group for your creative business.

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Nov 17, 2017
#150 - The Impostor Complex with Tanya Geisler
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It’s time for our favorite topic: fighting those fraudy feelings! Or as Tanya Geisler calls it: the Impostor Complex. Bosses, we’re digging into the lies the Impostor Complex tries to make us believe, how to cope with the Impostor Complex, and the importance of getting into a relationship with your creativity and success.

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Nov 14, 2017
MINISODE - Stepping into an Identity
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We've got a question from Being Boss New Orleans about at what point you can start calling yourself something as a creative entrepreneur and really own a new identity or title for your work.

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Nov 10, 2017
#149 - Online Business with Nathalie Lussier
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As creative entrepreneurs with varied interests, it can be difficult to figure out what it is that you want to do in your business. Nathalie Lussier joins us to talk about her journey in moving from one business idea to another, getting feedback along the way, and ultimately building an online business that is fulfilling for herself, her team, and the people she serves.

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Nov 07, 2017
MINISODE - Being Boss NOLA 2017 Recap
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We just got back from our Being Boss New Orleans Vacation 2017, so let's talk about it! We had so many favorite moments meeting our bosses in-person, we've got some solid key takeaways now that the vacation is over, and we're sharing some of the nuggets of wisdom we got from our tarot card readings while we were in New Orleans.

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Nov 03, 2017
#148 - Woo and Curiosities Live from NOLA
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We're coming at you live from our podcast recording at Being Boss New Orleans! In this episode we talk about the last time we were in New Orleans, indulge in some good woo, and answer some burning questions that you, our listeners, have had for us.

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Oct 31, 2017
MINISODE - Setting Up Shop 101
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Consider this at a 10-minute crash course in getting started with your business. We're sharing the first steps you need to know to get started in your new business, what business steps you need to take, and what questions you should be asking as a new business owner—especially if you're unsure about what you don't know.

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Oct 27, 2017
#147 - You don’t need more confidence with Tara Mohr
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Tara Mohr, author of Playing Big, joins us again today to talk about dealing with fear, getting curious, and busting the myth that we all need a little more confidence. Instead, we're turning to our intuition and getting in touch with our inner mentors to get honest about what is blocking us.

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Oct 24, 2017
MINISODE - Sending Clients Gifts
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Should you send your clients gifts to finish an engagement? Today we're talking all about client gifts (and employee/collaboration gifts!). We're talking about the benefits of client gifts, how to work them into your process, and whether or not they should be part of your process too.
Oct 20, 2017
#146 - Art and Politics with Julia Kirt
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How do we nurture creativity and advocate for arts within our society? Today we're speaking with community leader and Executive Director for Oklahomans for the Arts, Julia Kirt, who is running for State Senate about advocating for the arts and getting involved in politics to nourish and preserve creativity.

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Oct 17, 2017
MINISODE - How to Find Brand Ambassadors
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Are you looking for brand ambassadors for your business? Today we're talking all about Brand Ambassadors—the people who share and help promote your brand, and how to find the right ones to showcase your business and brand.
Oct 13, 2017
#145 - NaNoWriMo & Writing Your Story with Grant Faulkner
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Grant Faulkner of NaNoWriMo joins us to talk about the writing process, owning the title of "writer," and getting past blocks or struggles to make writing a part of your routine and write your first or next novel.

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Oct 10, 2017
MINISODE - Is Podcasting Hard?
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Is podcasting hard? Today's minisode is all about the tough side of podcasting and some difficulties we want you to be aware of if you decide to dive into the podcasting world. We get asked all the time, "Is podcasting hard?" We're telling it to you straight.

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Oct 06, 2017
#144 - Untame Yourself with Elizabeth DiAlto
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Bosses, it's time to jump into your body for a second and feel out what intuitively is going on. Elizabeth DiAlto joins us today to talk about untaming yourself and creating more awareness within yourself to make decisions in business and life and find what is true for you.

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Oct 03, 2017
MINISODE - Time Management for Creative Entrepreneurs
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Time management questions are some of the most we get from listeners here at Being Boss. We're talking about making the time to work out, do the work for your side hustle, and live the life you love by changing your mindset when it comes to the amount of time you have to do all the things. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Sep 29, 2017
#143 - Dealing with Burnout
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We've heard so many bosses and creative entrepreneurs lately say that they are starting to feel the burnout—ourselves included. So we're talking about how we're dealing with burnout, how we push through burnout to do the work, and what we do to organize and prepare for busy times in business ahead of time.

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Sep 26, 2017
MINISODE - Pricing for Creative Entrepreneurs
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How do you price yourself and your work when you're first starting out as a creative entrepreneur? We're talking practical math equations to find the minimum amount you need to live, pricing with your gut, and having conversations about money with your friends or fellow trusted creatives.

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Sep 22, 2017
#142 - Tap into Your Pleasure with Arielle Loren
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Sexual energy is the foundation of creative energy—that's what business strategist, Arielle Loren, strongly believes. So in this episode, we're talking all about how to tap into your pleasure and sensual energy (especially as a woman), and how it can help you grow confidence in your business.

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Sep 19, 2017
MINISODE - Byron Katie's 4 Questions
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In a past Being Boss episode with Brooke Castillo, she mentioned the Four Question turnaround by Byron Katie. So today we're digging into how the 4 questions works. This is a great tool to use whenever you’re having negative thoughts or feeling stuck and can’t move forward.

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Sep 15, 2017
#141 - Digital Detox and Productivity with Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook
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We're jamming with our boss boyfriends, Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook! We're talking about all things digital detoxes, publishing a book, and monetizing podcasts—plus all the silly tangents you can expect when you get us all together.

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Sep 12, 2017
MINISODE - Passive Income
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Passive income is a great way for creative entrepreneurs to earn extra income "while you sleep." In this minisode, we're sharing our experiences with passive income and the truth about what's involved in making money with passive income streams of revenue.

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Sep 08, 2017
#140 - Building a Quality Product with Karen Young of Oui Shave
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The secret to a successful product-based business? Make the quality so great that your customers can't help but be fiercely loyal. At least that's what Karen Young of Oui Shave did when she decided to take on the women's razor industry. We're talking with her about building a quality product, creating lasting relationships with your clients, and taking a chance on a product-based business that challenges a system.

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Sep 05, 2017
MINISODE - How to Hire a Coach
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We think that all business owners should work with a coach at some point. So we're talking all about how to hire a coach, what questions to ask, how much you can expect to pay, and how it works.

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Sep 01, 2017
#139 - Energetic Boundaries
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As a creative entrepreneur, it's especially important to take care of your energetic boundaries to put your best work into your business. So we're talking about what causes energetic drains, how to put up and maintain energetic boundaries, the 40 hour work week, and work/life priorities.

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Aug 29, 2017
MINISODE - Niching With Your Ideal Client
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How do you stick to your guns when it comes to your ideal client and clearly defining what it is you do and what you don't do, so that you can stop being an order taker and start being boss? We're giving our tips on how to stick to your niche and the dream clients you want to work with rather than being a gun for hire.

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Aug 25, 2017
#138 - Niching Down with Jessica Mehring
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You've heard the importance of "niching down," so today we're talking with Jessica Mehring about finding a specific niche—especially as a writer. We're getting into the specifics of how finding your niche helps you better serve your clients, how to network as a writer, and managing your time wisely so you can produce your best work.

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Aug 22, 2017
MINISODE - Naming Your Business
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How do you choose a business name? Today's minisode is all about what to name your business—whether it's your own name or a creative name—and how that impacts your business.

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Aug 18, 2017
#137 - Get Unstuck and Do the Work
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What does it actually look like to do the work? We talk about it all the time, but recently we had a listener ask about what it looks like to do the work, especially when you're feeling stuck. So we're digging into what it literally means to do the work, how to get past feeling stuck, and how to cultivate a healthy and positive mindset around getting it done.

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Aug 15, 2017
MINISODE - You Can Talk About Money
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We want you to feel good about getting paid like a boss. But it's hard to do that if you feel guilty or bad about talking about money and worth. So in this minisode, we're talking about being okay with talking about money and not letting it be an excuse to shy away from something you want to share.

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Aug 11, 2017
#136 - Creative Pep Talk with Andy J. Pizza
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Why do creatives need more pep talks to get in the right mindset of growth and possibility in order to fight that fixed mindset? Andy J Pizza, host of the Creative Pep Talk podcast, joins us to talk about believing in your infinite capability and moving forward with the "why" that drives everything you do and create.

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Aug 08, 2017
MINISODE - Self-Care for Creative Entrepreneurs
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We all know that self-care is important. Taking care of your number one employee (that's you!) is crucial if you want to grow a healthy business. But what does that actually look like? And what if you’re not a total gym rat?

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Aug 04, 2017
#135 - White Hot Truth with Danielle LaPorte
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Danielle LaPorte, author of The Fire Starters Sessions, The Desire Map, and now White Hot Truth joins us on the Being Boss Podcast to drop some truth bombs around self-help, embracing paradoxes of guilt and expansion, and moving through life and business with an open heart while maintaining some solid boundaries.

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Aug 01, 2017
MINISODE - Magic in Business
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How do we incorporate magic into our business? Our listeners have been loving the "woo" we bring to our episodes (tarot, manifestation, intention-setting, etc), so today we're talking about practical ways we bring magic and intention into our businesses.

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Jul 28, 2017
#134 - Rejection and Resilience with Jessica Lauren
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Jessica Lauren of No Real Jewelry joins us to talk about resilience in the face of rejection, growing a style blog, and finding the balance of being vulnerable and real while still sharing a curated image of yourself on social media.

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Jul 25, 2017
MINISODE - How To Start A Business
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We've been getting a lot of questions lately on how to start a business and those first steps needed to set up shop, so we're pulling a minisode from the archives all about getting started in your new business. We cover what business steps you need to take and what questions you should be asking as a new business owner.

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Jul 21, 2017
#133 - Launching Before You're Ready with Merideth VanSant
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Merideth VanSant, founder of 405 Yoga and True U Girls, joins us on Being Boss to talk about quitting her corporate job to start a yoga studio, giving the middle finger to fear, and focusing on community and listening to your clients to grow your business and stand out from your competitors. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting.
Jul 18, 2017
MINISODE - Turn Up the Volume
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We recently talked with Kristen Kalp about "turning up the volume" on yourself and daring to be "too much" or "too loud" in who you are. So today we're giving specific examples of bosses we know who have turned up the volume past level 7 as good examples for our listeners who are looking to turn up the volume on themselves too. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Jul 14, 2017
#132 - Maker Boss with Nicole Bisby
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Candlemaker, Nicole Bisby, shares the importance of starting small and growing slowly as a maker business to stay profitable, out of debt, and be true to your ideals. We're talking about getting wholesale clients, white labeling your product, and hiring employees + setting up your business to be a successful business owner while being a mother.
Jul 11, 2017
MINISODE - Scheduling White Space
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Scheduling white space is so important as a creative entrepreneur. In today's minisode, we talking about how we schedule white space, what we do with that white space, and how it can help you enjoy and grow your business. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Jul 07, 2017
#131 - Be Brave with Kristen Kalp
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Life coach, Kristen Kalp, joins us today to talk about being brave and showing up for yourself in your life and in your business. We're talking about weighing the desire of a six-figure income vs. showing up for authentic human connection in your business, separating your work's worth from your self-worth, and taking the time for intentional, slow growth. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting.
Jul 04, 2017
MINISODE - Enjoying the Weekend Like a Boss
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Part of Being Boss is finding a solid work-life balance. We talk about work a lot here on the podcast, so in today's minisode, we're sharing what our weekends are like and how we hold them as sacred space apart from the hustle. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Jun 30, 2017
#130 - Getting a Book Agent with Laura Lee Mattingly
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In case you haven't heard, we are writing a book that will be published Spring 2018! So we've got our book agent, Laura Lee Mattingly of Present Perfect Dept. on the show to talk all about the process of writing a book and getting it traditionally published as a creative entrepreneur. We're talking everything from what makes a good book to writing your book proposal to negotiating with publishers. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting
Jun 27, 2017
#129 - Committing to Your Passion Project with Kendra Aronson
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What happens when you commit yourself to a passion project and don't let go? Kendra Aronson is on the podcast sharing her story of how she launched a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund her popular cookbook after the passion project wouldn't leave her mind. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting.
Jun 20, 2017
MINISODE - Being Boss with Tattoos
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One of the perks of being your own boss is that nobody can tell you that you can't have tattoos. Emily and Kathleen both have tattoos, so in today's minisode, we're having fun talking about what they are and the stories behind each one. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Jun 16, 2017
#128 - Pinterest for Your Brand with Natalie Hughes
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We all know social media is important for your business, but how can you really leverage it to work for you? We've got Natalie Hughes of The Fashion Digital sharing her social media secrets—specifically around building a Pinterest presence that drives traffic and can help you make money. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting.
Jun 13, 2017
MINISODE - Growing Your Team
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Where do you start when it comes to growing your team and hiring your first employees as a solopreneur? We're sharing our tips on how to level-up when it comes to surrounding yourself with the right people who can help you grow your business and be boss along the way. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Jun 09, 2017
#127 - The Comparison Trap with Vasavi Kumar
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As creative entrepreneurs, it's easy to play the comparison game and get stuck in the comparison trap, so we've got coach, Vasavi Kumar, joining us to talk about how to manage that comparison game and cultivate an unshakable sense of confidence—whether you're comparing yourself to someone more accomplished than yourself or paralyzed by the guilt of your own privilege. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting.
Jun 06, 2017
MINISODE - How to Devote Time to Your Side Hustle
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How do you devote time to your side-hustle when you work a 9-to-5? We're sharing tips for how to carve out time and energy to devote to your business when you are still relying on your day job financially. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Jun 02, 2017
#126 - Profit First with Mike Michalowicz
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If you're a business owner, you have to pay yourself. Mike Michalowicz, author of Profit First, joins us to talk about the importance of embracing profit and paying yourself from your business in order to grow a healthier and happier business. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting.
May 30, 2017
MINISODE - What Does It Mean to Give It All Away for Free?
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You hear us say it all the time: "Give it all away for free." What does that actually mean and where do you draw the line? We're clarifying what we mean when we advise you to "give it all away for free" and how to use this philosophy in your own business.
May 26, 2017
#125 - Developing Your Signature Program with Maya Gaddie
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So you're thinking about building your own signature program, course, or product? Maya Gaddie joins us on the Being Boss Podcast to talk all about creating a signature program that you can be known for in your business. Learn about what it takes to make a signature program, how to go about making iterations and changes, and how to promote and market your signature program. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Meet Edgar.
May 23, 2017
MINISODE - Positioning: Less is More
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How do you introduce yourself as a creative entrepreneur if your job title or positioning statement doesn't seem to compensate everything you do? We're sharing tips on how to position yourself in your business and specific words and terms you can use to make sure your ideal clients understand what you do.
May 19, 2017
#124 - Building a Business with Jessie Pepper
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Jessie Pepper of Style & Pepper and the Marriage is Funny podcast joins us on the Being Boss Podcast to talk about building a business that doesn't keep you "boxed in," and evolving and changing when you are the face of your business. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Meet Edgar.
May 16, 2017
MINISODE - How to Stay Focused
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How do you stay focused and on task as a creative entrepreneur—especially if you tend to procrastinate? Creating the habits and routines that keep you focused is an essential part of growing your business, so we're offering our best tips for maintaining focus as a business owner.
May 12, 2017
#123 - Evolving Your Business with Elizabeth Dehn
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When it comes time to evolve and shift your business, how do you handle the transition gracefully without getting scattered and spread thin? Elizabeth Dehn of Beauty Bets joins us on the Being Boss Podcast to share her experience of building a successful beauty website and how she's working on expanding into podcasting and transitioning her content to focus on holistic healing and a little bit of woo. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Meet Edgar.
May 09, 2017
MINISODE - Monetizing Passion Projects
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May 05, 2017
#122 - Hosting Offline Events
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Get offline and in-person. Today we're talking all about hosting and attending offline meetups and retreats. We've noticed a trend in people shying away from the internet lately and craving more offline time, so we're talking about how to mix the offline and online in your business. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Meet Edgar.
May 02, 2017
MINISODE - Marketing Beyond Social Media
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How do you market your business to your ideal clients beyond just social media? In today's minisode, we're sharing tips on tapping into markets if social media isn't the best answer for your business.
Apr 28, 2017
#121 - Get More Clients with Halley Gray of Evolve and Succeed
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Want months of clients booked in advance? Meet Halley Gray, of Evolve and Succeed, she teaches coaches, designers, and VAs how to launch their services in her signature program, Be Booked Out. She talks with us about unique, authentic, and genuine marketing strategies and is spilling all of her sales page secrets. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Meet Edgar.
Apr 25, 2017
MINISODE - Managing Expectations of Free Offerings
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We always talking about "giving it all away for free," but how do you manage expectations in your free offerings so that your followers know the value you provide without trying to take advantage of you? We're sharing our tips to help you keep Q&As under control and not allow your free offering to get derailed. Sponsored by Twenty20.
Apr 21, 2017
#120 - Nurture Your Land (and Yourself) with Mary Reynolds
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Happy Earth Week, bosses! You know we love to get connected with nature, and part of a truly boss life is taking care of our environment in every way you can. We've got Mary Reynolds with us today, author of The Garden Awakening, to talk to us about connecting with the earth and what we can do to care for our land before it's too late. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting.
Apr 18, 2017
#119 - Comparison and Envy
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In today's episode, we're talking all about comparison and envy—when it can be detrimental to your creativity, when it can be healthy, and tactics for how you can make a mental shift to get out of your head and do the work. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting.
Apr 11, 2017
#118 - Understanding Your Personality Type with Mickie Lara
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Mickie Lara helps leaders and teams dig into how they interact and work best, so we've got her on the show today to talk about personality tests and how you can use them in your own business. Mickie is sharing some of her favorite personality tests, how to interpret personality tests, and is walking us through our own personality test results. Sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting
Apr 04, 2017
#117 - Maker Business Side-Hustle with Sami Jo Jensen
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Sami Jensen, natural skincare maker at Florapothecarie, joins us to talk about growing a profitable product-based business while working a 9-to-5. We're talking about the importance of paying yourself from your business (even if you have another source of income), pricing your products, sourcing materials, and some of the challenges of putting yourself out there as a maker.
Mar 28, 2017
#116 - Being a New Mom + Business Owner with Arianna Taboada
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This one is for the mom bosses out there. Arianna Taboata—maternal health consultant—is jamming with us all about being pregnant while running a business, being boss with a baby, and building a family while building a business.
Mar 21, 2017
#115 - Finding Your Voice
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How do you find your voice as a creative entrepreneur? And specifically, how do your find your voice again after you've shifted your business, your experience, or your platform for sharing? It's no secret at this point that we are writing a Being Boss book, and finding our voice has been something that we have had to work to find for this project. Today, we're giving our best tips for finding your voice, sharing it, getting in a good writing practice, and then allowing your voice to evolve.
Mar 14, 2017
#114 - Blog to Book Deal with Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant
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Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant shares her journey from blogging to getting a book deal on the Being Boss Podcast. She talks openly about creating a business to help people while still protecting yourself, her journey of writing a book and pitching it to publishers, and making genuine connections with your audience as well as key influencers.
Mar 07, 2017
#113 - Navigating Your Roles to Find Your Sweet Spot with Prim'd Marketing
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Jenni Brown and Sophie Davis of Prim'd Marketing share the ins and outs of business partnerships when it comes to navigating your roles in a partnership and finding your sweet spot in roles, boundaries, and work/life balance.
Feb 28, 2017
#112 - Creativity Comes First with Laura Tremaine
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Laura Tremaine (aka The Hollywood Housewife) is joining us today to talk all about creativity and being creative even if you’re not monetizing (yet) by following your own rules of how your creativity thrives.
Feb 21, 2017
#111 - Marie Forleo on Productivity & Intuition
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Marie Forleo, founder of B-School, is on the Being Boss Podcast talking all about intuition, productivity secrets, and daily habits & rituals for being a successful creative entrepreneur and business owner—from getting in the boss mindset to taking care of your physical wellness.
Feb 14, 2017
#110 - F*ck Fear with Jay Pryor
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Jay Pryor is joining us to talk about facing your fears and what to do when your worst fears come true because, as bosses, most of the time those things that we're afraid of are all just in our heads.
Feb 07, 2017
#109 - Packaging, Positioning, and Process with Tara Street
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Tara Street, Kathleen's sister and co-owner at Braid Creative, is joining us again today. We're digging how to package your offering, how to position your brand & business, and how to establish a process that you can repeat with your dream clients to make you feel boss.
Jan 31, 2017
#108 - Leaving the Day Job
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Is it time to leave your day job? Today we're talking to all our bosses who are side hustling their business while working the day job. We're sharing our tips for how to get in the right mindset, develop the right habits and routines, get your money in order, and create an action plan to actually take the leap and take your side hustle full time.
Jan 24, 2017
#107 - Meet Emily & Kathleen
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At over 100 episodes in and with so many new listeners, we thought we'd take a moment to reintroduce ourselves, share what we stand for and what makes us tick as creative entrepreneurs, and of course reveal some random, silly, and maybe never-before-shared facts about ourselves.
Jan 17, 2017
#106 - Being a Working Creative with Nicole Elle
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Nicole Elle is a celebrity makeup artist and working creative, so we're talking with her today about the journey of makeup artistry and making a name for yourself as a freelance artist or being represented by an agency.
Jan 10, 2017
#105 - Behaving Like a Boss
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Behaving like a boss even when you don't feel like a boss is one of the most important things creative entrepreneurs can do to continue doing the work that builds a successful business. So today we're talking about what goes into those behaviors.
Jan 03, 2017
#104 - End of Year Prompts
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It's time to reflect on 2016! We're here with some prompts to consider what worked, what didn't work, and what to change in your business in order to look forward and continue being boss in 2017.
Dec 27, 2016
#103 - Pricing & Money Management
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Let's get specific about money management. Today we're getting really nitty gritty with how to manage your finances as a creative entrepreneur—from tracking profit to planning launches to saving for retirement.
Dec 20, 2016
#102- Defining Success
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What does success really mean and how do you define success in your business? Today we're continuing the conversation from our episode on success without sacrifice with Jenny Shih by really digging into these questions and learning how to measure success.
Dec 13, 2016
#101 - Putting Your Money Where Your Happy Is with Sarah Von Bargen
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Sarah Von Bargen, a blogger and writer who believes that yes is more fun than no is joining us today on Being Boss. She helps her readers and clients find more money and more happiness and make their more interesting and intentional. So we're talking with her about making an intentional shift in your business and making intentional choices on spending money in what makes you happy.
Dec 06, 2016
#100 - Best of Being Boss
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This is our 100th episode of Being Boss!! So we thought we'd take a look back at some of our favorite Being Boss moments and episodes thus far. We're sharing behind-the-scenes thoughts from talking to some of our favorite guests and things that might have changed since those recordings. Plus, we've got all new episode music!
Nov 29, 2016
#99 - Dealing with Bullies in Business
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How do you stay authentic in the face of bullies? We’re following up on the episode we recorded with Jasmine Star where we touched on the topic of authenticity and haters. We're diving deep in this topic of criticism (real and perceived) and talking about how we continue to show up as we are in our own businesses in spite of the feedback we receive.
Nov 22, 2016
#98 - Your Inner Critic is a Big Jerk with Danielle Krysa
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Our first Being Boss guest ever, Danielle Krysa of The Jealous Curator and author of You Inner Critic is a Big Jerk is joining us again today. We're talking with Danielle about the creative mindset after you've taken the leap from your day job, the inner and outer critic, and finding the balance between taking your creative business seriously and having fun with your craft.
Nov 15, 2016
#97 - Boundaries for Getting What You Want
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Today we're talking about boundaries—work/life boundaries, team boundaries, client boundaries, and energetic boundaries. We're sharing how boundaries allow us to work smarter not harder, and can even allow us to tap into our creativity on a whole new level.
Nov 08, 2016
#96 - Tarot in Business with Biddy Tarot
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One of the things we've been surprised to find as we grow the Being Boss community is that so many of you are interested in tarot! One of our favorite resources for tarot is BiddyTarot.com, so today we decided to invite Brigit on the show to talk all about tarot and how you can use it as a tool for creativity in your business.
Nov 01, 2016
#95 - Success without Sacrifice with Jenny Shih
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Today we're talking with business and success coach, Jenny Shih about how to create a successful online business without having to work long hours or make huge sacrifices. We're digging in about how to find the balance between big vision and daily grind, sacrifice and success, and drive and gratitude, plus how to get past some of those mental blocks associated with money and guilt.
Oct 25, 2016
#94 - Money Mindset
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Today's episode comes from our Freshbooks Live in Toronto Being Boss event. Recorded live from the headquarters of our favorite accounting and invoicing system, there couldn't be a better place for us to talk about money. Money is the biggest stressor for creative entrepreneurs, so today we're talking about what to do when you're freaking out about money and how to get in the right money mindset.
Oct 18, 2016
#93 - Jasmine Star on Authenticity and Haters
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Jasmine Star is on Being Boss today! Jasmine became one of the most sought after photographers in California in 2007, and in 2009 she was named on of the top 10 wedding photographers in the world. This was only after starting her photography business in 2006. Now she provides coaching for other creative businesses so we've got a lot to talk about scaling a business, shifting focus, and dealing with that inner critic and haters.
Oct 11, 2016
#92 - Creating a Business Model with Tara Gentile
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Tara Gentile is joining us on the podcast again to talk about business models and creating a legacy business. We’ve been working with Tara in her mastermind group to plan for huge growth in Being Boss, so we’re talking about some of the problems we’ve faced, what we need to do to reach the goals we’ve set, and how wanting more is nothing to be ashamed of.
Oct 04, 2016
#91 - Food Freedom Forever with Melissa Hartwig
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Melissa Hartwig, founder of the Whole30, is back on Being Boss to talk all about her new book on how to make a lifestyle that feels healthy, satisfying, and sustainable. Writing a book is a huge project, so we talk to Melissa about that creative process and how you can be sure you're healthy and taking care of yourself while doing it.
Sep 27, 2016
#90 - Side-Hustling Your Creative Career with Beryl Ayn Young
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What does it take to shift from your day job to your side hustle—especially as a working mom? In today's episode, we've got our friend, Beryl Ayn Young joining us to share her journey. Topics discussed in this episode: -What should you be known for vs. what you actually want to be known for -When your passion project has to take a backseat -Finding the permission and confidence to be creative -Shifting from a day job to your side hustle being your full-time job -The return on investment with coaching/masterminding -Balancing work and life as a working mom -Finding structure in working for yourself
Sep 20, 2016
#89 - When Your Metrics Suck
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How do you use your metrics and analytics for your online business? In today's episode, we're talking about what to do when your metrics suck and how to create content that gets good metrics and traffic. We're talking about what we do for Being Boss, what we're planning to up our game for Being Boss, and our tips for how to read and use your analytics for your online business.
Sep 13, 2016
#88 - Prioritizing Relationships in Work + Life
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Today’s episode is all about relationships—making friends, sustaining and maintaining relationships with your partners, being a mom, and networking.
Sep 06, 2016
#87 - Mixing Friends and Business with Shauna Haider and Gala Darling
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Shauna Haider and Gala Darling on being business besties, balancing friendship and business when you go into business with a friend, doing what you believe in (despite the haters), and how to make friends as an adult.
Aug 30, 2016
#86 - Being Boss for Makers and Artists Nicole Stevenson
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Today's episode is for makers and artists. We're talking with illustrator, artist, writer, and co-founder of Dear Handmade Life, Nicole Stevenson. We dive into pricing your products, making money as an artist, and that when you go into a business as an artist or maker, you're selling more than just your art. -Nicole's entrepreneurial journey (3:06) -Pricing your products as an artist or maker (14:20) -Putting the burden of making money on your art (19:03) -How to "give it all away" as a maker / product-based business (23:42) -Selling a lifestyle/story/feeling vs. strictly selling a product (27:49) -The importance of artists and creative thinking (31:27) -Scaling as a maker (36:05) -How to hold yourself accountable to your art (43:34)
Aug 23, 2016
#85 - Organizing and Attending Conferences & Retreats with Kristy Oustalet
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Today we want to talk about conferences, retreats, and the importance of OFFLINE connections! We're talking about what it takes to put on your own conference or retreat – and we thought we’d invite our friend Kristy Oustalet on to chat with us about this. We first met Kristy when she attended our very first Being Boss Vacation in NOLA. She runs her own conference in New Orleans called VenturePOP and offered some generous guidance to us newbies that we want to share with you all! Topics discussed in this episode: -The importance of connecting offline with other creatives -Our favorite conferences and retreats -How to get the most out of a conference -Dealing with conferences as an introvert -Starting your own conference or meetup -Scaling a meetup -What to avoid doing at conferences and meetups -Making a profit on conferences and sponsorships
Aug 16, 2016
#84 - Little Steps to Big Change with Katie Lee
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Today we're talking to lifestyle designer and self-published author, Katie Lee, all about how to design a beautiful, simplified everyday life that helps you feel more satisfied, fulfilled, and ultimately—boss! We're also digging into what it takes to self-publish a book and what you can learn about yourself and your business through the book writing process. -Your daily life is your whole life philosophy (6:42) -Methodical approach to simplifying your life (10:52) -How to make the daily grind more beautiful (15:00) -How to continually live with gratitude and not become desensitized (20:21) -Creating a home and life that supports your dreams and goals (25:38) -How to keep from getting overwhelmed when you're embracing change (41:48) -Self-publishing a book (50:20)
Aug 09, 2016
#83 - Find Your Style with Tiffany Ima
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Today we're talking with Tiffany Ima, a stylist and image coach for coaches and speakers. Tiffany shares how you can build authority and confidence with an intentional style that reflects your message and personality, so today we're talking about how we can use our style to enhance our personal brand to make us more boss. Topics discussed in this episode: -Tiffany's background and how she got into styling -How your style reflects your personal brand -How to get started with building your personal style -What to do after you purge your closet -How to pick out investment pieces or "go-to" pieces -Dressing for yourself -Color theory and how to find which colors look good on you -Turning styling into a business
Aug 02, 2016
#82 - Feeling Good in Work & Life
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Today we're talking details about the tools we use to feel good in work and life—including our Work/Life Balance Worksheet and our 4 Business Questions Worksheet. We're talking about what it means to feel good in work and life physically, mentally, and emotionally, and we're getting specific about mindset, money, work-life, and growth that gets us there. Topics discussed in this episode: -Coming back from a summer break / pause in recording + what we've been working on lately (1:17) -Checking in with how you want to feel physically, mentally, and emotionally (8:52) -Health care vs. self-care: What the most luxurious self-care looks like for us (11:31) -What makes us feel physically drained (14:29) -Finding your work/life balance mentally: (16:54) -Finding mental separation in work time vs. free time (23:01) -Finding your highest vibing emotion (31:46) -Behave as if you feel connected/confident/boss/happy (36:02) -4 Business Questions (46:06) --Mindset: how do you want to feel? --Money: How much money do you WANT to make? --Worklife: How many hours do you want to work? --Growth: Where will you seek help first?
Jul 26, 2016
#81 - Business as an Artist with Brenda Mangalore
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Today we're talking with artist and painter, Brenda Mangalore. Brenda was a former client of both Kathleen and Emily, and we were so impressed with her philosophy on taking criticism, selling her work, and being a total boss while doing it, that we had to have her on the show to talk more!
Jul 19, 2016
#80 - Sleep Like a Boss with Christine Hansen
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Today we're talking with sleep boss, Christine Hansen, about how to get a solid night's sleep to allow you to wake up refreshed, with more energy, and ready to tackle your day and rock your business like a boss. -The importance of sleep for creative entrepreneurs (4:46) -Ramifications of not getting enough sleep (6:47) -How much sleep should we be getting? (12:27) -How to prioritize sleep in your life (16:32) -What to do when you have trouble falling asleep (18:22) -How to know whether or not you're getting quality sleep (23:37) -The different levels of sleep (25:21) -Common things people do wrong when it comes to sleep (27:35) -Screen time and sleep (34:48) -Foods that promote healthy sleep (37:01) -Nighttime routines (45:41) -What to do when you're dealing with kids who don't sleep (48:05)
Jul 12, 2016
#79 - Setting Goals with The Chalkboard Method
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You've heard us talk about The Chalkboard Method—what we use to make money and track goals with a little bit of magic. Today we're sharing how it works and how you can implement it in your business and life. -How the Chalkboard Method started (3:05) -How to set trackable goals (8:02) -Fears surrounding goals (18:19) -Reframing goals (20:36) -You attract what you track (25:07) -Mapping out a chalkboard for Being Boss (41:03)
Jul 05, 2016
#78 - Making Art for a Living with Becky Simpson
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Today we're welcoming illustrator and author, Becky Simpson, who has just launched Chipper Things, a product line based on her art. So today we're talking about what it really looks like to make a living creating art, self doubt, and naming your business. -Becky's decision to become an illustrator and author (6:22) -Diminishing your early dreams and goals as a creative entrepreneur (12:00) -Embracing your style (13:47) -The hard parts of the "dreamy" artist process (17:43) -Using your personal name vs. a business name (26:50) -Tips and logistics for illustrators and makers who are just starting out (36:43) -Focusing on creating the work you want more of (39:32) -Advice for people who want to get started with their creative passion (42:45)
Jun 28, 2016
#77 - Fuel Your Hustle with Amy Kuretsky
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Amy Kuretsky is a health coach and acupuncturist who coaches creative entrepreneurs be their healthiest selves. Today she's talking with us about how your health and wellness is really key to starting and running a successful business and being boss. Topics discussed in this episode: -Defining what "hustle" means in the Being Boss world (5:14) -Defining health (especially for creative entrepreneurs) (7:50) -Health care vs. self care (12:05) -21 Day Sugar Detox and why sugar is bad (17:32) -How to get in tune with your body (29:43) -Signs of inflammation and how to tell if your body is "out of flow" (39:34) -Abstaining vs. moderating (42:45) -Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) (51:20)
Jun 21, 2016
#76 - Making a Difference with Your Business with Shop Good
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Justin and Audrey Falk of Shop Good OKC join us to offer their perspective on being boss with a brick and mortar retail store. We're talking about sustainability and ethics in business, meeting product demands and not feeling like a sellout, and translating the feel of a brick and mortar store to an online space. -Origin story of Shop Good (3:19) -Transitioning to a curated shop (12:51) -Creating a business model with a focus on giving back (13:19) -Fast fashion vs. slow fashion (15:45) -Sourcing from ethical businesses and finding a balance in business ethics (18:55) -Picking your battles when buying sustainably + ethically (22:08) -Advice for people wanting to start a brick and mortar store (35:11) -Strategies to make brick and mortar businesses grow (45:19) -Meeting product demands without feeling like a sellout (49:48) -Translating a brick and mortar shop feel to an online space (56:42) -Moving forward with a purposeful strategy to grow a business that started as grassroots (1:01:44) -Challenge to support your local shops (1:18:12)
Jun 14, 2016
#75 - Podcast Like a Boss
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Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook of Invisible Office Hours are joining us today to talk all about podcasts and how they've shaped our businesses, content, and communities. Topics discussed in this episode: -How we got into podcasting (4:35) -How podcasting shapes how we share content, and how we develop that strategy (8:48) -Podcasting as content marketing (10:49) -Writing vs. podcasting (17:44) -How podcasting supplements a business: Creating a map (21:28) -Giving your audience a different way to consume content and connect (22:34) -Making money through a podcast and how it affects business (33:34) -Podcasting when you don't have a top-charts audience (talking specific numbers) (43:43) -Creating a community (49:46) -How to get into podcasting and where to start (56:26)
Jun 07, 2016
#74 - Lunar Abundance with Ezzie Spencer
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Ezzie Spencer is the creator of Lunar Abundance, and talking with us about using the cycles of the moon to create abundance in their live, nurture their creativity, and set some serious goals. -Ezzie's journey from lawyer to Lunar Abundance creator (5:19) -Yin and Yang moon phases / Cycles of work and rest (13:12) -Lunar Abundance as self care (26:00) -Setting intentions with the new moon (27:54) -Does the moon actually make a difference in our lives? (38:40) -Aligning yourself with the moon cycles and checking in with yourself (43:19)
May 31, 2016
#73 - Legal Advice for Entrepreneurs with Autumn Witt Boyd
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We're so excited to finally have a lawyer on the show! Autumn Witt Boyd is an attorney who offers legal solutions for creative entrepreneurs—including contracts, copyrights, trademarks, and entity formation. Topics discussed in this episode: -Working with a lawyer does not have to be scary (8:09) -First legal steps creatives can take to set themselves up as a legitimate -business (9:25) -The difference between trademarking and copyrighting (11:59) -The difference between a sole proprietorship, an LLC, and an S-corp (16:00) -Having multiple businesses and using a DBA (21:10) -Website terms & conditions and privacy policy (24:57) -Copycats and when to sue people or take legal action (29:10) -Taking legal action against haters (33:58) -Filing a DMCA takedown notice (36:32) -Intellectual property vs. copyrighting (40:21) -When to hire a lawyer in your business (41:34) -Self-publishing books and protecting your work (44:13) -Contracts, Affiliate agreements, and giving others your content (46:16)
May 24, 2016
#72 - Seasons of Creating with Nicole Antoinette
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Writer and Real Talk Radio podcaster, Nicole Antionette, is joining us to talk about finding your voice, showing up as you are, seasons of creating, and the importance of sharing your stories.
May 17, 2016
#71 - Journaling with Katie Dalebout
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Katie Dalebout is a writer, blogger, speaker, and podcaster who curates inspired wisdom that guides people develop a positive image of their bodies by embracing their creativity and personality outside of their physicality. Her own journey was largely fueled by journaling as she talks about in her new book, Let It Out: A Journey Through Journaling. And today on Being Boss, she's talking with us about the power of journaling and how to get started or deepen your journaling practice. Topics discussed in this episode: -Podcasting as a networking tool and a way to genuinely connect with people (2:38) -Journaling as a tool for self discovery (11:24) -Finding your voice through journaling (18:04) -Dealing with negativity in journaling (20:18) -Practical and conceptual journaling prompts (31:59) -Tips for getting into journaling (42:00)
May 10, 2016
#70 - What It Means to Be Boss (Live from Miami)
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We're diving into the boss mindset, boss habits & routines, setting boundaries, cultivating your creative pack, and living the boss life for creative business owners.
May 03, 2016
#69 - SEO Made Easy with Caitlin Brehm
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SEO & Content Strategist, Caitlin Brehm, shares how to create genuine content that reaches the audience, community & clients you want to call your own.
Apr 26, 2016
#68 - Being an Earth Conscious Boss
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In honor of Earth Day: What we as business owners can do to make an environmental impact, be more sustainable, and be conscious of our relationship with the Earth.
Apr 19, 2016
#67 - Work and Life Partners with David Austin
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Today is a very special episode because we’re bringing Emily’s partner in crime—both in work and life—on the show. David Austin is not only Emily’s main squeeze and the father of her child, he’s also her partner at Indie Shopography and our Chief Financial Officer here at Being Boss. We wanted to bring David on the show to talk about the more administrative side of running a creative business and also how he and Emily balance being partners in both work and life.
Apr 12, 2016
#66 - Managing Your Calendar with Gavin Zuchlinski of Acuity Scheduling
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Today we’re talking to Gavin Zuchlinski, founder of Acuity Scheduling, all about time management and taking control of your calendar. We're also talking about setting boundaries with your time and integrating calendar automation systems into your business in a way that still feels personal and human.
Apr 05, 2016
#65 - How to Take Care of Yourself Like a Boss
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We recently took a trip to New Orleans—just the two of us—and decided to record an episode on self care because if you don't take care of yourself, then how can you expect to be boss? We're talking about building a healthy foundation, fitness, food, beauty, boundaries, and investing in yourself as much (or even more) as you do your business.
Mar 29, 2016
#64 - Email Marketing Tips and Best Practices with Nathan Barry of ConvertKit
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Today we're talking with Nathan Barry, the founder of ConvertKit. He's talking with us today about all things email marketing: How ConvertKit works for bloggers and creative entrepreneurs, the ins and outs of creating valuable opt-ins, how to nurture your email list, and how to manage that list in all sizes.
Mar 22, 2016
#63 - Launch Like a Boss
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Last week we launched our new website, beingboss.club – so today we want to talk all about how to create a launch and see it through (there is nothing worse then hearing crickets after a launch). So we're walking through our launch experience, how we made decisions for the new Being Boss website, what we did to market it, and how to commit to your launch—like a boss.
Mar 15, 2016
#62 - Partnering Up: Roles and Communication
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Today we’re talking though some of that hard conversations that go into partnering up. This is something that we've had to do a lot behind the scenes here at Being Boss, so we thought we'd get really open and vulnerable about how to partner up in your business and lay out all the legal aspects, defining roles, and answering the "what-ifs."
Mar 08, 2016
#61 - Fitness for Bosses with Jason Harrison
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Today we’re talking to Jason Harrison of Present Tense Fitness. Jason is a personal trainer and lifestyle coach, and since you know that we love to occasionally geek out about fitness—especially when it parallels the journey of creatives—we’re going to be talking to him about fitness, lifestyle, and being a creative entrepreneur.
Mar 01, 2016
#60 - Motivation, Inspiration, Discipline & Action
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Today’s we're jamming on getting in the boss mindset by looking at the difference between motivation, inspiration, discipline, and action – and practical action steps you can take to get inspired, motivated and disciplined to do the work even if it might be a struggle to get there.
Feb 23, 2016
#59 - Finding Balance in Business & Life with Meg Keene
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Today we’re talking to Meg Keene, who built the empire that is A Practical Wedding. She’s written a best selling book under the same name and just launched A Practical Wedding Planner which is a must read for any of you boss listeners who are getting married. But today – we’re just going to have a real conversation with Meg about motherhood, being a literal boss of employees, and manifesting what you want.
Feb 16, 2016
#58 - Creating Content with Erica Midkiff
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Today's boss guest is our good friend and content coach Erica Midkiff. She's talking with us about finding your voice, why writing is important, making time to create content, how to get past creative blocks, and what to do when you feel like nobody is listening. Erica Midkiff is a content coach who helps creatives listen to and trust themselves so they can share what they know with those who need to hear it most.
Feb 09, 2016
#57 - I Will Teach You to Be Rich with Ramit Sethi
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When we have a guest on our site to talk about how to become rich, we're not talking about how to make a quick buck. Ramit Sethi is the author of the New York Times bestseller, I Will Teach You To Be Rich and writes for over 500,000 monthly readers on his website where he covers psychology, personal finance, careers, and entrepreneurship. He's jamming with us today on what it really means to live a rich life and how to manage your creative ideas to create quality, profitable products and services that can stand the test of time.
Feb 02, 2016
#56 - Owning Your Creative Expertise with Tara Street
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Today we're excited to have Kathleen's sister and business partner for Braid Creative, Tara Street. We're talking all about owning your creative expertise—whether you're a boss on a team or THE boss of your own business—so that you can assure your clients and not have to start over from scratch with each new project. Tara is a master at helping clients find and own their expertise, and she's even sharing a script you can use to help you feel more boss.
Jan 26, 2016
#55 - Playing Big with Tara Mohr
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This week we're welcoming Tara Mohr, an expert on women’s leadership and well-being. Tara helps women play bigger in sharing their voices and bringing forward their ideas in work and in life. Tara's book, Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create, and Lead, named a best book of the year by Apple’s iBooks (and we highly recommend it too!), shares her model for making the journey from playing small—being held back by fear and self-doubt—to playing big, taking bold action to pursue what you see as your callings. Tara takes a unique approach that blends inner work and practical skills training and she joins us this week to share her knowledge to our bosses on Being Boss.
Jan 19, 2016
#54 - Managing Clients
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Today we're jamming on client relationships for creative entrepreneurs – everything from firing a client from hell to keeping the dream clients well … dreamy. This episode is going to be great for any of you service-based creatives who rely on clients for a paycheck, and for any creative entrepreneurs who are struggling with defining their process, laying out their contracts, and creating expectations.
Jan 12, 2016
#53 - The Value of Staying Small
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Today we’re chatting about the pros and cons of what it means to stay small in your business. Now at the beginning of the New Year we hear so many creatives talk about growing, and expanding, and increasing their social media presence and followers, but at the same time finding more intimacy and a close-knit community in their business and brand. So we're really digging into what it means to stay small vs. what it means to grow your business, and how you can maybe even have the best of both worlds.
Jan 05, 2016
#52 - New Years Resolutions
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Today we’re talking about New Years resolutions, what went well in 2015, what sucked, and what we’re looking forward to accomplishing in 2016. We decided to bring on our boss boyfriends, Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook, to chat with us about this topic!
Dec 29, 2015
#51 - Getting Witchy with Carolyn Elliott
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Carolyn Elliott of Bad Witches Magazine is joining us today to help us indulge our woo woo side. We found Carolyn in our Being Boss Facebook group when she posted a link to an article she wrote on Medium about her bizarre philosophies that helped her go from seriously broke to her first 5-figure month being her own boss. So today Carolyn is talking with us about her philosophy on money and about what it means to be a witch and practice magic.
Dec 22, 2015
#50 - Meet Edgar with Laura Roeder
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Laura Roeder, founder of Edgar—a new social media automation tool designed to prevent updates from going to waste—is joining us today on the Being Boss podcast to talk about harnessing the power of social media marketing and giving your content the attention it deserves.
Dec 15, 2015
#49 - Self Care and Herbal Medicine with Lindsay Kluge
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Herbalist and nutrition expert, Lindsay Kluge of Ginger Tonic Botanicals, is joining us today on Being Boss to talk about herbal medicine, the mind-body connection, and self-care. Because even as you're doing the work to be boss, it's important to make sure you're treating your body right too!
Dec 08, 2015
#48 - Boss Integrity with Jay Pryor
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Kathleen has mentioned him countless times in previous episodes, so this week we're excited to welcome life coach, Jay Pryor on the Being Boss podcast to talk about some of his coaching techniques and the valuable lessons he uses to help his coaching clients on living with integrity and being impeccable with your word.
Dec 01, 2015
#47 - You Need a Budget with Jesse Mecham
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This week we're joined by Jesse Mecham, the founder of YouNeedABudget.com. We're getting real about budgeting your money for both your business and your personal life, but also shifting your mindset so it's not a scary thing. Jesse shares the emotional aspect of money, and creating awareness around your bank account.
Nov 24, 2015
#46 - Finding Focus in Your Creative Business
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Many creatives are talented or interested in LOTS of things. Or some creatives know they have a creative spirit, but feel like a jack of all trades / master of none. So today we’re talking about finding your creative focus and how to shift your focus if you want to change directions or add more to the mix.
Nov 17, 2015
#45 - The Golden Egg with David Heinemeier Hansson
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David Heinemeier Hansson - creator of Ruby on Rails, founder and CTO at Basecamp, and best selling author is joining us today on the Being Boss podcast to talk about finding the "golden egg" in your business and improving your odds to build something successful.
Nov 10, 2015
#44 - Creativity & Magic
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After coming back from our boss vacation in New Orleans, we're talking about the magic we experienced when a group of creative bosses get together and how we can apply that magic to our businesses and everyday lives through making time for play and through realizing that sometimes it just has to be the right time for the magic to happen.
Nov 03, 2015
#43 - Live from NOLA
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Today we have a very special episode because we recorded LIVE in New Orleans with 75 other bosses and we’re going to be answering their questions quick fire style—about the future of Being Boss, getting a little woo woo in your business, hiring and keeping your team happy, and handling naysayers and negativity.
Oct 27, 2015
#42 - Brené Brown
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Today we're joined by Dr. Brené Brown, whom you might know from her TED talk on vulnerability, or her books Daring Greatly and more recently Rising Strong. Today she's talking with us about vulnerability as a creative, how to deal with the messy second act of rejection, perfectionism, and discomfort, and getting clear about whose opinions matter.
Oct 20, 2015
#41 - Social Media, Newsletters, and Content Marketing
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Should I have a newsletter? Should I be on Facebook? Should I be on Twitter? Should I be on Instagram? Should I be on Pinterest? Should I be blogging? Should I have a podcast? These are all things our listeners often ask us, so today we're digging into content marketing and give you some casual, practical advice on how to make it work for you as a boss.
Oct 13, 2015
#40 - Feeling Boss
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We talk a lot about how to be boss in this podcast, but to day we're talking about feeling boss and what sorts of things we and our listeners do to put them in the boss mindset—from bright red lipstick to making big investments for yourself (like a new car) to feeling like a boss when you have employees
Oct 06, 2015
#39 - Do What You Love with Brian Clark of Copyblogger
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Online marketing genius, Brian Clark of Rainmaker Digital (formerly CopyBlogger Media) and host of the Unemployable podcast, joins us this week to talk about online marketing and what it truly takes to grow a wildly successful business.
Sep 29, 2015
#38 - For Creatives Who Hate Selling with Jason Zook
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Today we're talking with our other boss boyfriend, Jason Zook. You might know Jason from the Invisible Office Hours podcast with Paul Jarvis or one of his many projects including selling advertising space on his body or selling his last name. Jason is talking with us about some of his projects and how to embrace what makes you different so that you can fuel your creative self.
Sep 22, 2015
#37 - Making Decisions Like A Boss
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Many creatives that we work with struggle with decision-making and saying no. Today we're discussing what to say no to and what to say yes to, narrowing in on your dream clients and offerings, making decisions about your creative path, and the boss power that comes with being a decision-maker.
Sep 15, 2015
#36 - Don't be a Lazy Entrepreneur with Tommy Walker of Shopify
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Today Tommy Walker of Shopify's Enterprise Ecommerce blog is joining us to talk about procrastination, feeling overwhelmed or scared, and how not to be a lazy entrepreneur without burning out by raising the bar, meeting your deadlines, not getting too precious about the work, and the importance of mentors.
Sep 08, 2015
#35 - How to Set Goals Like a Boss with Paul Jarvis
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We're welcoming back our "Being Boss boyfriend," Paul Jarvis, to talk about setting goals and focusing on what you want (rather than on fear). And digging in deep to the different approaches and views when it comes to goal setting.
Sep 01, 2015
#34 - Building the Whole30 Empire with Melissa Hartwig
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to run an empire like Whole30? We chatted with Whole30 founder and NYT best-selling author, Melissa Hartwig. We've got the exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what it means to build an empire as a creative entrepreneur.
Aug 25, 2015
#33 - Self Care For Mom Bosses with Rebecca Egbert
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To the working moms, mom-to-be’s, and mamapreneurs—this episode is for you! We’re talking with postpartum health expert Rebecca Egbert about self care—mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually—for mothers who are also boss.
Aug 18, 2015
#32 - Face Your Fears Like A Boss
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Here are the five biggest fears of creative entrepreneurs and the patterns of fear we've seen from the hundreds of creatives we coach and work with. We're getting specific about what we’re afraid of so that we can the find courage and clarity to get back to work like a boss.
Aug 11, 2015
#31 - How to Make the Daily Grind Dreamy
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This week we're exploring how to make the daily grind a little more dreamy. Even though we love our jobs as creative entrepreneurs, we're no strangers to getting bogged down in the day-to-day unglamorous side of things. So we're talking about how to get in the right mindset with your dream job, so you can be more productive and happy too.
Aug 04, 2015
#30 - Being A Breadwinning Boss
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We're answering a few questions from our Being Boss listeners—from what it feels like to be a working mom and the breadwinner of your family, to having successful business partnerships and managing personality conflicts.
Jul 28, 2015
#29 - Working From Home
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As creative entrepreneurs, you (usually) get to choose where you want to work. So today we want to talk about the pros and cons of working from home and tips on how to establish work / life balance & boundaries so you can work from home like a boss.
Jul 21, 2015
#28 - Summer Vacation
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Emily and Kathleen talk about what they've been up to this summer and give you a little peek behind the curtain on how taking a vacation has affected business, and how they keep their business running even while they're away.
Jul 14, 2015
#27 - Organizing Like a Boss with Val Geisler
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Jul 07, 2015
#26 - Better Together with Lisa Congdon and Clay Walsh
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What happens when you go into creative entrepreneurship with your significant other? And what about when you've established a business as a creative solopreneur and then ask your significant other to quit a dreamy job and work with you? Today's episode gives us answers to these questions and more.
Jun 30, 2015
#25 - Your Capacity to Have with Brooke Castillo
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Brooke Castillo joins Emily and Kathleen on Being Boss to talk about her coaching philosophy and help us expand our minds to allow abundance into our lives.
Jun 23, 2015
#24 - How to Fall in Love with Your Business with Jennifer Dopazo
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If you're are feeling overwhelmed by your to-do lists or by what you should be doing or supposed to be doing for your dream job, we're welcoming guest, Jennifer Dopazo to help us give you advice on how to fall back in love with your business by carving out your own business path and finding your way through passion projects.
Jun 16, 2015
#23 - Giving It All Away
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Today's topic is content sharing, social media, and our philosophy of giving it all away in a way that helps you set yourself up as a creative expert so you can Be Boss and attract dreamy clients.
Jun 09, 2015
#22 - Finding the Confidence to Invest in Your Business with Talia Chai
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Talia is a Braid Method and IndieBOOM dream client who is a nutritionist and a wellness, health, and beauty coach to help her clients live a happier, healthier, and more beautiful life through health, lifestyle, and wellness changes. We wanted to introduce you to someone who has recently just leveled up their game to give some insight on Being Boss in the beginning stages of creative entrepreneurship.
Jun 02, 2015
#21 - Finding Your Chief Initiative with Tara Gentile
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In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome special guest, Tara Gentile. Tara is a business strategist and coach for creative entrepreneurs to help them grow their influence in a way that works toward your unique communication strengths. She's also the author of The Art of Earning, The Art of Growth, and Quiet Power Strategy.
May 26, 2015
#20 - Push Goals with Chalene Johnson
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In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome special guest, Chalene Johnson, the fitness celebrity behind TurboFire and PiYo as well as the voice behind podcasts The Chalene Show and Build Your Tribe. Chalene is also a NYT best selling author, motivational speaker, and is the CEO of her business and lifestyle coaching company, Team Johnson.
May 19, 2015
#19 - Communicate Like A Boss
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In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about communication – whether it’s in-person, over Skype, via email, on the telephone or even text. We cover managing your inbox and writing effective emails to talking about phone phobias and the best way to handle miscommunications.
May 12, 2015
#18 - Collaborate Like a Boss
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In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about creative collaboration and partnering up. We've both had creative collaborations in the past and are obviously collaborating with Being Boss, so we're taking you through the steps of what it takes to create a successful, dreamy partnership that works.
May 05, 2015
#17 - How to Sell Your Creative Work with Kendrick Shope
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Kendrick Shope is a sales boss who works with creative entrepreneurs to give them the tools, knowledge, and support they need to up-level their sales abilities, so that they can sell more, make more money, and do more of what they love. In this episode we're talking about how to sell your product or service as a creative entrepreneur.
Apr 28, 2015
#16 - Launching and Running a Debt-Free Business
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In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about how they build successful businesses with little money and NO investors because as much as they believe in investing in your business and hiring talent to help your business, you shouldn't have to spend cash you don't have.
Apr 21, 2015
#15 - Finding Your Rat People with Paul Jarvis
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In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome Paul Jarvis, a web designer who has worked with big deals like Marie Forleo, The Highline in New York, and Mercedes-Benz. He’s a best selling author and his books include Be Awesome at Online Business, The Good Creative, and he’s even written a vegan cookbook. You may know Paul from his newsletter called The Sunday Dispatch or his podcast called Invisible Office Hours.
Apr 14, 2015
#14 - Redefining the Dream Job with Hey, Sweet Pea
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In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome Elise and Scott Grice from Hey, Sweet Pea. Elise and Scott are online educators and coaches helping creative entrepreneurs redefine what success means to them so they live a dream life according to their own definition.
Apr 07, 2015
#13 - The Jealous Curator with Danielle Krysa
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In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome their first guest, Danielle Krysa of TheJealousCurator.com who shares her experiences with self-doubt and that criticizing voice we each have in our heads as well as her journey of using that self-doubt to fuel her success.
Mar 31, 2015
#12 - How to Be Boss Even When You Feel Like A Fraud
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In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about feeling like a fraud, falling into the comparison trap, and coping with perfectionism.
Mar 24, 2015
#11 - Get Paid Like a Boss
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In this episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen talk about getting paid – from the nitty gritty logistics of collecting money to getting in the right mindset to get paid like a boss without feeling guilty about it.
Mar 17, 2015
#10 - Personal Branding
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In this episode of Being Boss, Kathleen shares why it’s important for creative entrepreneurs to blend who they are with what they do.
Mar 10, 2015
#9 - How To Do Like A Boss
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In this episode of Being Boss, Kathleen and Emily share how they organize their to-do lists and actually get it done.
Mar 03, 2015
#8 - Being Boss and Being Mom
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Being boss and being a parent is no picnic. In today’s episode of Being Boss Kathleen and Emily share how they manage being boss while also being working moms. This episode is for new parents, and creative entrepreneurs who are thinking about starting a family, but don’t know how they’ll manage it all.
Feb 24, 2015
#7 - Your Website is Your Most Valuable Employee
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In this episode of Being Boss Kathleen asks Emily (website expert extraordinaire) all things web and how creative entrepreneurs can make little (and big) shifts in their site to attract more dream clients and get more business.
Feb 17, 2015
#6 - Staying Motivated and Happy
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In today’s episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen share ways you can stay happy and motivated to do the work through a cold winter (or during a summer slump).
Feb 10, 2015
#5 - Grow Your Business Even When You're on Vacation
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In this episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen teach you how to be boss, and even grow your business when you’re on vacation or even an extended maternity leave. We’re going to talk about why vacation is important for the creative entrepreneur and how to grow your team so they can do the work even when you’re out living the dream.
Feb 03, 2015
#4 - How to Be Boss When You're Afraid of Failing
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In this episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen discuss the fear of failure, not having enough experience, leaping from the day job to the self-made dream job, and bridging the gap between where you are and where you want to be.
Jan 27, 2015
#3 - Redefining Professional
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In this episode Kathleen and Emily talk about what it means to be professional and making your own rules when you are your own boss.
Jan 20, 2015
#2 - What To Do When You're Freaking Out About Money
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In the second episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen discuss the thing most creatives are afraid to think about, much less talk about – MONEY. Specifically, what to do when you’re freaking out about money.
Jan 13, 2015
#1 - Do the Work
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Welcome to our very first episode of Being Boss – a podcast for creative entrepreneurs. In this episode Kathleen and Emily share a little background on our journey to becoming friends and creative powerhouses in our businesses. The theme of this episode is all about "doing the work". In other words, going from being just a creative to being a creative entrepreneur.
Jan 06, 2015
#0 - Welcome to Being Boss
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Welcome to Being Boss. Find more at www.beingboss.club
Jan 05, 2015