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

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

Being Boss is an exploration of not only what it means, but what it takes to be boss as a creative business owner, freelancer, or side-hustler. Join host Emily Thompson as she explores the mindsets, habits, and tactics of harnessing your creative ambitions and embracing the adventure of starting and growing your own business so that you can make money doing work you love.

#242 - Edit Your Words and Your Brand with Tasha Harrison + Tara Street
Tara Street and Tasha Harrison join the podcast today to talk about editing... your words, your brand, your offering... and why you need to embrace the ever-evolving nature of growing as a human and as a business.Get full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts.Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJoin the Being Boss Community: beingboss.club/community...

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#241 - Own Who You Are with Michelle Khouri
Michelle Khouri is back again, this time to talk with Emily about the importance of sharing your story, why own who you are, and how you can let your story fuel your business. Get full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts.Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJoin the Being Boss Community: beingboss.club/community...

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#240 - How to Thrive When You Work Alone
In this all new era of Being Boss, Emily is all alone and she's focused on making sure she continues to thrive. She's going over how to control your negative self-talk, setting yourself up for success, creating proof of your accomplishments, investing in yourself, and so much more. Get full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts.Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJoin the Being Boss Community: beingb...

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#239 - PART 2: The Future of Being Boss
In this final part of the biggest conversation we've ever shared at Being Boss, Michelle Khouri wraps up her interview of Emily and Kathleen by covering how they'll share content that they created together, what support systems they leaned on for this decision, what's next for Kathleen, and what the future holds for Being Boss. Listen to Part 1 of this interview: https://beingboss.club/podcast/the-being-boss-partnershipGet full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on Apple Podc...

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#238 - PART 1: The Being Boss Partnership
In this landmark Being Boss episode, Emily and Kathleen are interviewed by Michelle Khouri about their burnout and how it led Kathleen to make the decision to sell her ownership stake of Being Boss. Listen to Part 2 of this interview: https://beingboss.club/podcast/future-of-being-bossGet full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on Apple PodcastsFollow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJoin the Being Boss Community: beingboss.club/community...

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#238 - PART 1: The Being Boss Partnership
In this landmark Being Boss episode, Emily and Kathleen are interviewed by Michelle Khouri about their burnout and how it led Kathleen to make the decision to sell her ownership stake of Being Boss. Part 2 of this interview, "The Future of Being Boss," airs on August 18, 2020.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#237 - Authenticity in Marketing with Vivian Kaye of KinkyCurlyYaki
Live from the "Make Time to Shine" Being Boss Conference, Vivian Kaye of KinkyCurlyYaki joins Emily and Kathleen to explore the topics of personal branding and marketing with authenticity. The three of them also talk about finding gaps in the market, battling fraudy feelings, what's changing in the world of ecommerce, and so much more. Get full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on Apple PodcastsFollow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJoin the Being Boss Community: bein...

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#236 - Make Time to Shine
Emily is taking this special episode to recap the wisdom that was dropped during the virtual Being Boss Conference back in April. You’ll hear from Tara McMullin on why you should still promote your business in uncertain times, Autumn Witt Boyd on a very creative marketing idea, Vivian Kaye on the importance of displaying your passion in your business, and so many more.Get full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on Apple PodcastsFollow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJo...

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#235 - Creating a Business Plan
How do you make sure that the business you start will be everything you want it to be? A business plan can help put you on the right path. Being Boss has partnered with Freshbooks to create a Business Plan Template; and in this episode, Emily walks you through every step of using that template to create your own business plan.Get full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on Apple PodcastsFollow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJoin the Being Boss Community: beingboss.club...

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#234 - The Power of Conversation
Live from the "Make Time to Shine" Being Boss Conference, Emily and Kathleen discuss the most powerful tool of Being Boss: conversation. They dive into ways in which conversation can elevate creativity and how to have conversations with yourself, your community, your business partners, and your customers. Get full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on Apple PodcastsFollow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJoin the Being Boss Community: beingboss.club/community...

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#233 - Find Your Business Bestie with Megan Flatt
Connections are an important part of growing as a business owner, so Emily's business bestie Megan Flatt is on this episode to talk about networking, how to share resources and knowledge, recognizing when relationships aren't a good fit, and how you can find your own business bestie. Get full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on Apple PodcastsFollow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJoin the Being Boss Community: beingboss.club/community...

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#232 - Building a Mindful + Responsible Business
Business owners don't always know how to react to the world around us, so Emily is diving into the steps that you can take to build a mindful and responsible business, touching on the themes of values, how to uncover your most impactful action, and more. Get full show notes for this episode here---Listen to more Being Boss shows on Apple PodcastsFollow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubJoin the Being Boss Community: beingboss.club/community...

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#231 - Business as Creative Expression with Maia Toll of Herbiary
Author and business owner Maia Toll joins us today to talk  about using your business as an outlet for your creative expression, how to use intuition in your business, and how you can stay motivated for the long haul. Maia also took some time to tell us the fascinating story of how she became an entrepreneur and what led her to write her book series. Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Face...

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#230 - Being a Creative
Putting aside the strict business talk, Emily and Kathleen discuss the importance of being a creative, the difference between a creative process and a business process, what being creative actually looks like, cooking, and how to keep going when you get blocked. Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#229 - Healthy Money Habits with Danetha Doe
Finance expert Danetha Doe joins Emily in this episode to talk about addressing your money stories, combating scarcity mindset, tips for building a solid financial foundation, how the shifting economy is changing our relationships with money, and so much more. Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#228 - Sustainable Business Practices
Ebbs and flows are inevitable, so having sustainable business practices is key for long-term success. Kathleen joins Emily today to talk about those basic practices, which include starting small and bootstrapping, leveraging what you already have, marketing tactics, not over-committing to social media, and big picture CEO-level management.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebo...

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#228 - Sustainable Business Practices
Ebbs and flows are inevitable, so having sustainable business practices is key for long-term success. Kathleen joins Emily today to talk about those basic practices, which include starting small and bootstrapping, leveraging what you already have, marketing tactics, not over-committing to social media, and big picture CEO-level management.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebo...

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#227 - Q+A Part 2: Scaling, Seasons, and Sales Funnels
Emily recently hosted a Q&A session in the Being Boss Community, and now we're publishing her answers in a two-part series. In this second episode, Emily answers questions about scaling a business based on highly personalized services, dealing with the lack of inspiration, readying your business for starting a family, and more.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/being...

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#226 - Q+A Part 1: Contractors, Company Culture, and Cold Calls
Emily recently hosted a Q&A session in the Being Boss Community, and now we're publishing her answers in a two-part series. In this first episode, Emily tackles navigating uneasy feelings around onboarding a contractor into your top-secret processes, how to overcome overwhelm as a multi-passionate and totally prolific creative, how to maintain company culture as a remote team, how to determine the most important metrics to track in your business, and how to cold call like a boss. This episode is sponsored b...

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Make Time to Shine: A Virtual Conference by Being Boss
The Being Boss Conference is a 3-day virtual conference for business owners, creatives, and entrepreneurs filled with speaker sessions, panels, live podcast recordings, creative workshops, and more. All enjoyed from the comfort and safety of your own home!Find out more at BeingBoss.club/Conference...

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#225 - Pandemic ready? Coronavirus and Your Business
In this special episode, Emily and Kathleen take some time to talk about the Coronavirus pandemic, the lessons you can learn from it, the opportunities you can find in it as a creative business owners, and our top tips for working from home (especially if your kids are home with you.)This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being B...

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#224 - Brand Strategies for Growing Your Business
Kathleen joins Emily today to discuss the ever-evolving nature of business branding, defining what exactly branding is, what to do with your brand when your business becomes more complex, and what to do when your ideas outgrow the business and brand that you've already built. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on F...

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#223 - Social Media Marketing for Online and Local Business with Ellen Matis
Boss friend Ellen Matis joins Emily in this episode to talk about creating boundaries for social media, the impact that local community involvement can have on your life and business, and why it's important to invest in your community and neighbors. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/being...

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#222 - Productivity Hacks
Being productive can be a challenge. In fact, a majority of Being Boss subscribers admit that time management is their biggest struggle. Emily and Kathleen team up in this episode to share their tips, resources, and hacks they use to better manage their workload, which includes how they handle distractions, how they deal with emails and tasks, and why they track their time. They even break down their day-to-day routines to show how they structure their work and life to maximize their efficiency. This episod...

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#221 - Plan a Happy Life with Stephanie Fleming of Happy Planner
A happy life doesn’t just fall in your lap, so we’ve brought in Stephanie Fleming of Happy Planner to talk about how to plan out your happy life. We’re also talking about navigating pivotal life moments, cultivating happiness and creative freedom, fraudy feelings, and so much more.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss...

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#220 - Plan Out Your Year with 20/20 Vision
Whether it's once a quarter or once a year, there's never a bad time to do some business planning. To get 2020 off to a great start, Emily and Kathleen discuss the different methods for creating a plan, what types of plans you can benefit from making, and how to commit to actually following through with them. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @b...

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#219 - Burnout + Buyout
This time last year, Emily and Kathleen felt burnout that prompted them to scale back their workload. One year removed from that fatigue, they're looking back at what caused the burnout and how it affected their businesses, personal health, and partnership. And with all of that in the past, they are also ready to share some news about some big changes here at Being Boss. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---...

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NOW OPEN: Being Boss Conference and Community
After years of testing and changing, chatting with you, listening to you, traveling with you, and growing with you, we’re showing up for the next phase of Being Boss, and… it’s all about you. Today, we have two big announcements! Tickets are now on sale for the Being Boss Conference and registration is now open for the Being Boss Community.Find out more:- BeingBoss.club/Conference- BeingBoss.club/Community...

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#218 - Gratitude Practices for Abundance
Practicing gratitude is essential for being a boss, so Emily and Kathleen are using this episode to talk about why gratitude is so important, how and why to implement gratitude into your relationships, and practices for showing appreciation in your work and life. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on...

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#218 - Gratitude Practices for Abundance
Practicing gratitude is essential for being a boss, so Emily and Kathleen are using this episode to talk about why gratitude is so important, how and why to implement gratitude into your relationships, and practices for showing appreciation in your work and life. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on...

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#217 - Your Wolfpack
Friendships and connections are important when you're running a business, so Kathleen and Emily are taking some time to talk about cultivating a community, finding your wolfpack, nurturing relationships with business besties, and more.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, Podia, and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.co...

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#216 - Own Your Weird with Jason Zook
Our long-time boss boyfriend, Jason Zook, is back on the podcast today to talk with us about the tangle of work + identity, the things you learn from sticking to your entrepreneur path, and owning your weird.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, Podia, and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#216 - Own Your Weird with Jason Zook
Our long-time boss boyfriend, Jason Zook, is back on the podcast today to talk with us about the tangle of work + identity, the things you learn from sticking to your entrepreneur path, and owning your weird.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, Podia, and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here---Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#215 - Travel, Perspective, and Impact
Fresh off of their trip to Guatemala, Emily and Kathleen are ready to talk about traveling, the importance of seeing new places, and the positive impact your business can have in the world. They are also opening up about their experience in Guatemala, meeting their sponsored kids, and taking life for granted.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, Podia, and Acuity Scheduling.Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Be...

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#214 - Boundaries
This month we're talking about boundaries. We’re diving in with defining what boundaries are, how to tell when you need better boundaries, and how to create healthy boundaries professionally and personally.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, Podia, and Timely.Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#213 - Word of Mouth Marketing
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...

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#212 - How to Get Better at What You Do
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, Podia, and Timely.Get full show notes for this epi...

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#211 - Instagram and Blogging
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes...

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Join us for #BeingBossGuatemala!
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--- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: faceb...

#210 - Speaking, Photoshoots, and Monthly Intentions
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, and Timely.Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Faceboo...

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Introducing One Plus One
Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there are flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One Plus One, the show about the spark that drives two original thinkers to ultimate success. We’ll unearth the stories of Paul McCartney & John Lennon, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Beyonce & Jay-Z, Shaq & Kobe, and many more, and learn what it is about their chemistry that led them to greatness. Subscribe to One Plus One today at wondery.fm/boss...

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#209 - Rest for Productivity
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, Pitney Bowes, and Timely. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss ...

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Emily's Top 2 Things for Being a Business Boss
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.--- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclubFollow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

#208 - Word of the Year + Having More Fun
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, ...

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#207 - Self-Limiting Beliefs and Goal Setting
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook...

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#206 - Company of One with Paul Jarvis
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#205 - First Year of Business at Almanac Supply Co
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @bei...

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#204 - Your Brightest Life with Caroline Kelso Zook
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on In...

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#203 - Build a Community For Your Business with Jadah Sellner
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: fa...

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#202 - Non-Profit and For-Purpose Business Model with Shawanda Mason-Moore
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Foll...

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#201 - Health, Body, and Business with Ali Shapiro
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.This episode is sponsored by ...

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#200 - Surprising Business Lessons – LIVE from New Orleans
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Podia Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingb...

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#199 - Crystals for Creatives with Hibiscus Moon
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Podia Get full show notes for this e...

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#198 - Tarot, Spiritual Baths, & Creative Business with Tatianna Tarot
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.This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Podia Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: ...

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BONUS - Style & Business with Diadora Luxe
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 ...

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#197 - Modern Mystic Kelley Knight
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Podia Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Kelley on Instagram: @modernmystic_shop F...

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#196 - Everyday Tarot with Biddy Tarot
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Podia Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Brigit on Instagram: @biddytarot Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @...

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#195 - Branding for Business
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Podia Get full show notes for this episode here --- ...

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#194 - Money Planning with Farnoosh Torabi
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Podia Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Farnoosh on Instagram: @farnooshtobari Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitte...

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#193 - Online Courses
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Podia Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being B...

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#192 - Cultivating Optimism
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @bein...

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MINISODE - Mandatory Lazy Day
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbo...

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#191 - Rituals and Routines
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being...

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MINISODE - Your Employee Handbook
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @b...

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#190 - Choose Wonder Over Worry with Amber Rae
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Amber Rae on Instagram: @heyamberrae Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitt...

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MINISODE - Creating Boss Boundaries
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on...

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#189 - Communicate + Collaborate
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show not...

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MINISODE - What's in Your Orbit?
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbos...

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#188 - Going From Boss to CEO
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. Take the What Type of CEO Are You? Quiz here! This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Bein...

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MINISODE - The Scientific Method for Bosses
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on T...

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#187 - She Caused a Riot with Hannah Jewell
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Hannah on Twitter: @hcjewell Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter...

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MINISODE - Finding Your Values
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @being...

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#186 - Digital Boundaries
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: faceboo...

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MINISODE - What's Next for the Podcast?
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#185 - Spend Less Money and Make More Time with Cait Flanders
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Cait on Instagram: @caitflanders Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on ...

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MINISODE - Finding Your Online Creative Community
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#184 - Homeschool + Daycare
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being ...

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MINISODE - Our Business Bestie Origin Story
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbosscl...

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#183 - Kintsugi Wellness with Candice Kumai
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Candice on Instagram: @candicekumai Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbos...

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MINISODE - Say What You Want
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#182 - Values and Partnering - Live from Printers Row Lit Fest
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! This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow B...

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MINISODE - How to Get a Book Deal
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @b...

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#181 - Community Over Competition with Natalie Franke
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Natalie on Instagram: @nataliefranke Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being ...

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MINISODE - Tips for Scaling Your Business
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....

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#180 - Being Boss as a Freelancer or Employee
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Caitlin on Instagram: @CaitlinBrehm Follow Corey on Instagram: @CoreyMWinter Follow Sharon on Instagram: @SharonBlueHill Follow Being Boss on Instag...

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MINISODE - Do you need to be on Facebook?
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....

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#179 - Pitching & PR with Brigitte Lyons
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Brigitte on Instagram:...

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MINISODE - Using Instagram as a Creative Entrepreneur
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....

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#178 - Saying No with Rebecca Jarvis
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Rebecca on Instagram: @RebeccaJarvis Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebo...

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MINISODE - When Your Dream Client Can't Afford You
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....

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#177 - Stop Feeling Like Shit with Andrea Owen
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 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Andrea on Instagram: @yourkickasslife Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebo...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on Let It Out
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 This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagra...

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#176 - Women in the Workforce
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! This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 & FabFitFun Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Bei...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on the Startup Pregnant Podcast
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 This minisode is sponsored...

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#175 - Growing a Creative Business with Tara Street
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 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Tara on Instagram: @BraidCreative Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub F...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily on The Creative Penn
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....

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#174 - Figure It Out as You Go with Cathy Heller
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 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Cathy on Instagram: @cathy.h...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on the Creative Empire Podcast
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 >> This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20....

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#173 - Seasonal Work and Life
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on Truth Telling
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....

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#172 - Why you need better contracts with Christina Scalera
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Christina on Instagram: @christinascalera Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub ...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily on What Works
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....

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#171 - The Being Boss Book
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: fa...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily & Kathleen on The Secret Library Podcast
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 talk...

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#170 - Connection + Diversity with Monique Melton
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshboo...

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MINISODE - Are you obsessed with your hustle?
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Fa...

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#169 - Drawing from Your Content to Write a Book with Ezzie Spencer
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Ezzie on Instagram: @ezziespencer Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitt...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily on Proof to Product
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. Get full show notes for this minisode here Listen to Emily...

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#168 - Money, Mindset, and Energy with Danetha Doe
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. This episode is sp...

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MINISODE - Stop Adding More Value
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebo...

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#167 - Making a Podcast
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here Subscribe to our new podcast, Making a Business here --- Follow Being Boss...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on One Part Podcast
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. Get full show notes for this minisode here Listen to Kathleen's episode on One Part Podcast here ...

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#166 - Alignment with Your Business with Melyssa Griffin
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting & Twenty20 Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Melyssa on Instagram: @melyssa_griffin Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @be...

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MINISODE - When Partnerships Go Sour
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Face...

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#165 - Life and Work as a Full-Time Artist with Amira Rahim
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Amira on Instagram: @amirarahimart Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Bei...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD: Kathleen on The Best Ever Show
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. Get full show notes for this minisode here Listen to Kathleen's episode on The Best Ever Show here --- Fol...

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#164 - Bringing Mindfulness to Your Work with Leah Weiss
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on T...

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MINISODE - Fraudy Feelings that Come with Perspective
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com...

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#163 - The problem with the present moment – we’re talking about meditation
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss ...

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MINISODE - How to Fire an Employee
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @b...

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#162 - Getting a Day Job with Becky Simpson
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here ---...

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MINISODE - How to Consistently Pay Yourself
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#161 - Side Hustle with Chris Guillebeau
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Chris on Instagram: @193countries Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbosscl...

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MINISODE - How Moving Affects Your Business
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#160 - Building a Customer-Focused Business with Brooke Castillo
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Brooke on Instagram: @lifecoachschool Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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MINISODE - Word of the Year
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#159 - Bringing Awareness to Gender and Race with Yolanda T. Cochran
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Yolanda on Twitter: @rat_...

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MINISODE - I want to be an entrepreneur, but I don't know what to do
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on...

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#158 - Tarot Archetypes to Build Business Confidence with Brigit Esselmont of Biddy Tarot
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Brigit on ...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on The Sparkle Hour
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here Listen to Kathleen's episode on The Sparkle Hour Podcast here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub ...

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#157 - A Year in Review
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook:...

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MINISODE - Photo Shoots & Video Shoots for Business Owners
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Foll...

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#156 - Design Thinking with Jeremy Bailey
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Jeremy on Instagram: @jeremybailey Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily & Kathleen on The Legal Road Map
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here Listen to Emily & Kathleen's episode on The Legal Roadmap Podcast here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Bein...

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#155 - Keeping Perspective with Alexandra Franzen
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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MINISODE - The Dick Van Dyke Effect
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.co...

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#154 - Becoming an Enthusiastic Leader with Tara Gentile
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Tara on Instagram: @taragentile Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being ...

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BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on Hardcore MBA
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: f...

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BONUS - We Wrote a Book!
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....

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#153 - Forget passion, follow curiosity with Kelsey Murphy
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Kelsey on Instagram: @kelseymurphy Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @...

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MINISODE - Running a Seasonal Business
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#152 - The Uncaged Life with Rebecca Tracey
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Rebecca on Instagram: @rebeccatracey Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Be...

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MINISODE - What We're Currently Reading
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#151 - Changing Business Models
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @being...

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MINISODE - Why we closed the Being Boss Facebook group
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#150 - The Impostor Complex with Tanya Geisler
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Tanya on Instagram: @tanyageisler Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @...

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MINISODE - Stepping into an Identity
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#149 - Online Business with Nathalie Lussier
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Nathalie on Instagr...

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MINISODE - Being Boss NOLA 2017 Recap
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingb...

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#148 - Woo and Curiosities Live from NOLA
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclu...

MINISODE - Setting Up Shop 101
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub ...

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#147 - You don’t need more confidence with Tara Mohr
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting...

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MINISODE - Sending Clients Gifts
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....

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#146 - Art and Politics with Julia Kirt
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Julia on Instagram: @juliakirt Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Fol...

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MINISODE - How to Find Brand Ambassadors
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....

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#145 - NaNoWriMo & Writing Your Story with Grant Faulkner
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Grant on Instagram: @GrantFaulkner Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/bein...

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MINISODE - Is Podcasting Hard?
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#144 - Untame Yourself with Elizabeth DiAlto
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Elizabeth on Instagram: @elizabethdialto Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitte...

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MINISODE - Time Management for Creative Entrepreneurs
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....

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#143 - Dealing with Burnout
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbosscl...

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MINISODE - Pricing for Creative Entrepreneurs
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: ...

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#142 - Tap into Your Pleasure with Arielle Loren
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Incorporate.com. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Arielle on Instagram: @arielleloren Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbo...

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MINISODE - Byron Katie's 4 Questions
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/be...

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#141 - Digital Detox and Productivity with Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Incorporate.com. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Paul on Instagram: @pjrvs Follow Jason on Instagram: @jasondoesstuff Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on...

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MINISODE - Passive Income
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#140 - Building a Quality Product with Karen Young of Oui Shave
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Incorporate.com. Get full sh...

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MINISODE - How to Hire a Coach
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#139 - Energetic Boundaries
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting and Incorporate.com. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossc...

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MINISODE - Niching With Your Ideal Client
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub ...

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#138 - Niching Down with Jessica Mehring
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Jessica on Instagram: @jamehring Follow Being Boss on I...

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MINISODE - Naming Your Business
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#137 - Get Unstuck and Do the Work
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @bei...

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MINISODE - You Can Talk About Money
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on ...

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#136 - Creative Pep Talk with Andy J. Pizza
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Andy on Instagram: @andyjpizza Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @being...

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MINISODE - Self-Care for Creative Entrepreneurs
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? This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#135 - White Hot Truth with Danielle LaPorte
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Danielle on Instagram: @daniellelaporte Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @...

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MINISODE - Magic in Business
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Facebook: facebook.com/beingbossclub...

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#134 - Rejection and Resilience with Jessica Lauren
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. This episode is sponsored by Freshbooks Cloud Accounting. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Follow Jessica on Instagram: @norealjewelry Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Fa...

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MINISODE - How To Start A Business
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. This minisode is sponsored by Twenty20. Get full show notes for this minisode here --- Follow Being Boss on Instagram: @beingbossclub Follow Being Boss on Twitter: @beingbossclub ...

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#133 - Launching Before You're Ready with Merideth VanSant
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....

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MINISODE - Turn Up the Volume
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....

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#132 - Maker Boss with Nicole Bisby
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....

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MINISODE - Scheduling White Space
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....

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#131 - Be Brave with Kristen Kalp
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....

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MINISODE - Enjoying the Weekend Like a Boss
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....

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#130 - Getting a Book Agent with Laura Lee Mattingly
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...

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#129 - Committing to Your Passion Project with Kendra Aronson
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....

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MINISODE - Being Boss with Tattoos
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....

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#128 - Pinterest for Your Brand with Natalie Hughes
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....

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MINISODE - Growing Your Team
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....

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#127 - The Comparison Trap with Vasavi Kumar
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....

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MINISODE - How to Devote Time to Your Side Hustle
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....

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#126 - Profit First with Mike Michalowicz
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....

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MINISODE - What Does It Mean to Give It All Away for Free?
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....

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#125 - Developing Your Signature Program with Maya Gaddie
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....

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MINISODE - Positioning: Less is More
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....

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#124 - Building a Business with Jessie Pepper
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....

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MINISODE - How to Stay Focused
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....

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#123 - Evolving Your Business with Elizabeth Dehn
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....

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#122 - Hosting Offline Events
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....

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MINISODE - Marketing Beyond Social Media
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....

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#121 - Get More Clients with Halley Gray of Evolve and Succeed
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....

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MINISODE - Managing Expectations of Free Offerings
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....

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#120 - Nurture Your Land (and Yourself) with Mary Reynolds
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....

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MINISODE - Finding Dream Clients for a Product-Based Business
How do you find your dream clients when you have a product-based business with a diverse range of people buying your product? We're sharing tips for how to do some more market research to get most specific about who your clients are and how you can get more of them. Sponsored by Twenty20....

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#119 - Comparison and Envy
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....

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MINISODE - How to Pitch a Podcast
As a creative entrepreneur, it's important to put yourself in there and find ways to grow your audience, so in today's minisode, we're sharing our best tips for how to pitch yourself as a podcast guest when you don't have a direct connection. Sponsored by Twenty20....

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#118 - Understanding Your Personality Type with Mickie Lara
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...

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MINISODE - Referral Incentives
How do you handle referral incentives in your business? Today we're answering a listener question who recently got asked to give incentives to someone who was sending her great business referrals. We're sharing our tips on how to build that referral relationship and make it work for your business...and what to do if you don't want to offer referral incentives, but just focus on organic referrals....

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#117 - Maker Business Side-Hustle with Sami Jo Jensen
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....

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MINISODE - Raising Your Prices
How do you handle raising your prices when you're booking out far in advance? In this minisode, we're sharing tips on setting a cutoff date for prices and booking in advance....

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#116 - Being a New Mom + Business Owner with Arianna Taboada
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....

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MINISODE - Coaching vs Doing
When do you move from a doing role to a coaching role if you eventually want to coach other creatives but you are still growing your still? We're sharing our tips—as creative and business coaches ourselves—for other creatives who are aspiring to coach as well....

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#115 - Finding Your Voice
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....

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MINISODE - Expanding Your Brand
When it's time for growth, how do you strategically grow your business and your brand beyond just yourself? We're sharing our best tips for how we've grown our own individual brands and Being Boss—both purposefully and accidentally....

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#114 - Blog to Book Deal with Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant
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....

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MINISODE - Client Management
If you're struggling to find a system of communication with your clients or collaborators, this minisode is for you. We're sharing our tips for finding a system of working with others that's outside of just email communication....

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#113 - Navigating Your Roles to Find Your Sweet Spot with Prim'd Marketing
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....

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MINISODE - Non-Business Favorites
Today's minisode is a fun one. We're talking about our favorite non-business podcasts, books, and resources that we love to indulge in. Because being boss doesn't mean you have to be all business all the time....

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#112 - Creativity Comes First with Laura Tremaine
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....

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MINISODE - Connecting Before Conferences
As you're gearing up for business vacations, retreats, and conferences this year, we're sharing tips for connecting with speakers and attendees ahead of time to build relationships and get on someone's radar who you might admire....

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#111 - Marie Forleo on Productivity & Intuition
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....

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#110 - F*ck Fear with Jay Pryor
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....

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#109 - Packaging, Positioning, and Process with Tara Street
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....

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#108 - Leaving the Day Job
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....

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#107 - Meet Emily & Kathleen
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....

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#106 - Being a Working Creative with Nicole Elle
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....

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#105 - Behaving Like a Boss
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....

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#104 - End of Year Prompts
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....

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#103 - Pricing & Money Management
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....

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#102- Defining Success
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....

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#101 - Putting Your Money Where Your Happy Is with Sarah Von Bargen
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....

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#100 - Best of Being Boss
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!...

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#99 - Dealing with Bullies in Business
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....

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#98 - Your Inner Critic is a Big Jerk with Danielle Krysa
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....

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#97 - Boundaries for Getting What You Want
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....

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#96 - Tarot in Business with Biddy Tarot
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....

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#95 - Success without Sacrifice with Jenny Shih
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....

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#94 - Money Mindset
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....

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#93 - Jasmine Star on Authenticity and Haters
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....

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#92 - Creating a Business Model with Tara Gentile
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....

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#91 - Food Freedom Forever with Melissa Hartwig
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....

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#90 - Side-Hustling Your Creative Career with Beryl Ayn Young
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 coachin...

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#89 - When Your Metrics Suck
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....

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#88 - Prioritizing Relationships in Work + Life
Today’s episode is all about relationships—making friends, sustaining and maintaining relationships with your partners, being a mom, and networking....

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#87 - Mixing Friends and Business with Shauna Haider and Gala Darling
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....

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#86 - Being Boss for Makers and Artists Nicole Stevenson
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 / produc...

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#85 - Organizing and Attending Conferences & Retreats with Kristy Oustalet
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 ...

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#84 - Little Steps to Big Change with Katie Lee
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 beau...

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#83 - Find Your Style with Tiffany Ima
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 s...

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#82 - Feeling Good in Work & Life
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...

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#81 - Business as an Artist with Brenda Mangalore
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!...

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#80 - Sleep Like a Boss with Christine Hansen
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...

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#79 - Setting Goals with The Chalkboard Method
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)...

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#78 - Making Art for a Living with Becky Simpson
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 v...

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#77 - Fuel Your Hustle with Amy Kuretsky
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 ge...

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#76 - Making a Difference with Your Business with Shop Good
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 fro...

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#75 - Podcast Like a Boss
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 cons...

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#74 - Lunar Abundance with Ezzie Spencer
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 ...

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#73 - Legal Advice for Entrepreneurs with Autumn Witt Boyd
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 L...

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#72 - Seasons of Creating with Nicole Antoinette
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....

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#71 - Journaling with Katie Dalebout
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 th...

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#70 - What It Means to Be Boss (Live from Miami)
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....

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#69 - SEO Made Easy with Caitlin Brehm
SEO & Content Strategist, Caitlin Brehm, shares how to create genuine content that reaches the audience, community & clients you want to call your own....

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