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

Being Boss: Mindset, Habits, Tactics, and Lifestyle for Creative Entrepreneurs
Being Boss is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs, freelancers, and side-hustlers, whether you’re wanting to quit your day job or have been your own boss for a while now. Authors and “business besties” Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon dig into t

#217 - Your Wolfpack
Oct 8 • 71 min
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.
#216 - Own Your Weird with Jason Zook
Sep 10 • 63 min
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.
#215 - Travel, Perspective, and Impact
Aug 13 • 66 min
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,…
#214 - Boundaries
Jul 9 • 76 min
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.
#213 - Word of Mouth Marketing
Jun 11 • 57 min
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…
#212 - How to Get Better at What You Do
May 14 • 69 min
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…
#211 - Instagram and Blogging
Apr 9 • 64 min
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…
Join us for #BeingBossGuatemala!
Mar 14 • 5 min
Being Boss has partnered with Cooperative for Education to host a charitable trip to Guatemala where we will help educate children out of poverty, and we’re inviting you to help us accomplish our goal! Join Emily, Kathleen, and the team at CoEd this July.…
#210 - Speaking, Photoshoots, and Monthly Intentions
Mar 12 • 64 min
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…
#209 - Rest for Productivity
Feb 12 • 62 min
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…
Emily’s Top 2 Things for Being a Business Boss
Jan 17 • 6 min
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!
#208 - Word of the Year + Having More Fun
Jan 15 • 63 min
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…
#207 - Self-Limiting Beliefs and Goal Setting
Dec 18, 2018 • 38 min
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…
#206 - Company of One with Paul Jarvis
Dec 11, 2018 • 58 min
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.
#205 - First Year of Business at Almanac Supply Co
Dec 4, 2018 • 60 min
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…
#204 - Your Brightest Life with Caroline Kelso Zook
Nov 27, 2018 • 61 min
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…
#203 - Build a Community For Your Business with Jadah Sellner
Nov 20, 2018 • 60 min
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…
#202 - Non-Profit and For-Purpose Business Model with Shawanda Mason-Moore
Nov 13, 2018 • 54 min
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…
#201 - Health, Body, and Business with Ali Shapiro
Nov 6, 2018 • 58 min
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…
#200 - Surprising Business Lessons – LIVE from New Orleans
Oct 30, 2018 • 69 min
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…
#199 - Crystals for Creatives with Hibiscus Moon
Oct 23, 2018 • 63 min
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…
#198 - Tarot, Spiritual Baths, & Creative Business with Tatianna Tarot
Oct 16, 2018 • 57 min
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…
BONUS - Style & Business with Diadora Luxe
Oct 11, 2018 • 49 min
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…
#197 - Modern Mystic Kelley Knight
Oct 9, 2018 • 58 min
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…
#196 - Everyday Tarot with Biddy Tarot
Oct 2, 2018 • 51 min
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…
#195 - Branding for Business
Sep 25, 2018 • 57 min
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…
#194 - Money Planning with Farnoosh Torabi
Sep 18, 2018 • 65 min
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…
#193 - Online Courses
Sep 11, 2018 • 51 min
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…
#192 - Cultivating Optimism
Sep 4, 2018 • 59 min
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…
MINISODE - Mandatory Lazy Day
Aug 31, 2018 • 11 min
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…
#191 - Rituals and Routines
Aug 28, 2018 • 69 min
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,…
MINISODE - Your Employee Handbook
Aug 24, 2018 • 8 min
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…
#190 - Choose Wonder Over Worry with Amber Rae
Aug 21, 2018 • 57 min
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…
MINISODE - Creating Boss Boundaries
Aug 17, 2018 • 9 min
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…
#189 - Communicate + Collaborate
Aug 14, 2018 • 62 min
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…
MINISODE - What’s in Your Orbit?
Aug 10, 2018 • 12 min
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…
#188 - Going From Boss to CEO
Aug 7, 2018 • 64 min
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…
MINISODE - The Scientific Method for Bosses
Aug 3, 2018 • 14 min
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…
#187 - She Caused a Riot with Hannah Jewell
Jul 31, 2018 • 62 min
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…
MINISODE - Finding Your Values
Jul 27, 2018 • 15 min
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…
#186 - Digital Boundaries
Jul 24, 2018 • 74 min
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.
MINISODE - What’s Next for the Podcast?
Jul 20, 2018 • 6 min
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.
#185 - Spend Less Money and Make More Time with Cait Flanders
Jul 17, 2018 • 64 min
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.
MINISODE - Finding Your Online Creative Community
Jul 13, 2018 • 5 min
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.
#184 - Homeschool + Daycare
Jul 10, 2018 • 63 min
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…
MINISODE - Our Business Bestie Origin Story
Jul 6, 2018 • 5 min
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…
#183 - Kintsugi Wellness with Candice Kumai
Jul 3, 2018 • 72 min
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.
MINISODE - Say What You Want
Jun 29, 2018 • 12 min
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…
#182 - Values and Partnering - Live from Printers Row Lit Fest
Jun 26, 2018 • 52 min
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…
MINISODE - How to Get a Book Deal
Jun 22, 2018 • 12 min
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…
#181 - Community Over Competition with Natalie Franke
Jun 19, 2018 • 58 min
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.
MINISODE - Tips for Scaling Your Business
Jun 15, 2018 • 12 min
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.
#180 - Being Boss as a Freelancer or Employee
Jun 12, 2018 • 75 min
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.
MINISODE - Do you need to be on Facebook?
Jun 8, 2018 • 14 min
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.
#179 - Pitching & PR with Brigitte Lyons
Jun 5, 2018 • 73 min
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.
MINISODE - Using Instagram as a Creative Entrepreneur
Jun 1, 2018 • 13 min
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.
#178 - Saying No with Rebecca Jarvis
May 29, 2018 • 57 min
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.
MINISODE - When Your Dream Client Can’t Afford You
May 25, 2018 • 9 min
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.
#177 - Stop Feeling Like Shit with Andrea Owen
May 22, 2018 • 57 min
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.
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on Let It Out
May 18, 2018 • 18 min
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…
#176 - Women in the Workforce
May 15, 2018 • 57 min
Our friends at Freshbooks have 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…
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on the Startup Pregnant Podcast
May 11, 2018 • 12 min
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…
#175 - Growing a Creative Business with Tara Street
May 8, 2018 • 71 min
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.
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily on The Creative Penn
May 4, 2018 • 10 min
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.
#174 - Figure It Out as You Go with Cathy Heller
May 1, 2018 • 65 min
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…
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on the Creative Empire Podcast
Apr 27, 2018 • 13 min
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…
#173 - Seasonal Work and Life
Apr 24, 2018 • 74 min
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.
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on Truth Telling
Apr 20, 2018 • 13 min
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…
#172 - Why you need better contracts with Christina Scalera
Apr 17, 2018 • 71 min
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.
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily on What Works
Apr 13, 2018 • 13 min
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…
#171 - The Being Boss Book
Apr 10, 2018 • 61 min
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…
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily & Kathleen on The Secret Library Podcast
Apr 6, 2018 • 20 min
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.…
#170 - Connection + Diversity with Monique Melton
Apr 3, 2018 • 64 min
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.
MINISODE - Are you obsessed with your hustle?
Mar 30, 2018 • 16 min
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…
#169 - Drawing from Your Content to Write a Book with Ezzie Spencer
Mar 27, 2018 • 73 min
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…
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily on Proof to Product
Mar 23, 2018 • 13 min
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…
#168 - Money, Mindset, and Energy with Danetha Doe
Mar 20, 2018 • 56 min
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.
MINISODE - Stop Adding More Value
Mar 16, 2018 • 17 min
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…
#167 - Making a Podcast
Mar 13, 2018 • 48 min
We’re launching a new podcast: Making a Business. So let’s take a minute to get meta and talk about podcasting.
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on One Part Podcast
Mar 9, 2018 • 17 min
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…
#166 - Alignment with Your Business with Melyssa Griffin
Mar 6, 2018 • 67 min
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…
MINISODE - When Partnerships Go Sour
Mar 2, 2018 • 15 min
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.
#165 - Life and Work as a Full-Time Artist with Amira Rahim
Feb 27, 2018 • 46 min
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.
BOSSES IN THE WILD: Kathleen on The Best Ever Show
Feb 23, 2018 • 12 min
This week, Kathleen is talking all about her journey in investing in real estate over on the Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever podcast.
#164 - Bringing Mindfulness to Your Work with Leah Weiss
Feb 20, 2018 • 58 min
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.
MINISODE - Fraudy Feelings that Come with Perspective
Feb 16, 2018 • 21 min
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…
#163 - The problem with the present moment – we’re talking about meditation
Feb 13, 2018 • 47 min
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…
MINISODE - How to Fire an Employee
Feb 9, 2018 • 16 min
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…
#162 - Getting a Day Job with Becky Simpson
Feb 6, 2018 • 55 min
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…
MINISODE - How to Consistently Pay Yourself
Feb 2, 2018 • 9 min
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.
#161 - Side Hustle with Chris Guillebeau
Jan 30, 2018 • 45 min
Chris Guillebeau joins us to talk about what it means to have a side hustle and how to create boundaries, containers, and rules to help you do the work that affects the job market today. We’re talking about funneling your drive to be a creative…
MINISODE - How Moving Affects Your Business
Jan 26, 2018 • 17 min
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.
#160 - Building a Customer-Focused Business with Brooke Castillo
Jan 23, 2018 • 63 min
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.
MINISODE - Word of the Year
Jan 19, 2018 • 25 min
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.
#159 - Bringing Awareness to Gender and Race with Yolanda T. Cochran
Jan 16, 2018 • 70 min
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…
MINISODE - I want to be an entrepreneur, but I don’t know what to do
Jan 12, 2018 • 14 min
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.
#158 - Tarot Archetypes to Build Business Confidence with Brigit Esselmont of Biddy Tarot
Jan 9, 2018 • 64 min
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…
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on The Sparkle Hour
Jan 5, 2018 • 12 min
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 feel…
#157 - A Year in Review
Jan 2, 2018 • 64 min
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.
MINISODE - Photo Shoots & Video Shoots for Business Owners
Dec 29, 2017 • 17 min
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.
#156 - Design Thinking with Jeremy Bailey
Dec 26, 2017 • 62 min
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.
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Emily & Kathleen on The Legal Road Map
Dec 22, 2017 • 17 min
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…
#155 - Keeping Perspective with Alexandra Franzen
Dec 19, 2017 • 59 min
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.
MINISODE - The Dick Van Dyke Effect
Dec 15, 2017 • 7 min
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.
#154 - Becoming an Enthusiastic Leader with Tara Gentile
Dec 12, 2017 • 61 min
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.
BOSSES IN THE WILD - Kathleen on Hardcore MBA
Dec 8, 2017 • 7 min
Kathleen is a guest on the Hardcore MBA podcast this week talking about the work / life blend and pu…
BONUS - We Wrote a Book!
Dec 6, 2017 • 24 min
The Being Boss book cover is here!
#153 - Forget passion, follow curiosity with Kelsey Murphy
Dec 5, 2017 • 61 min
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.
MINISODE - Running a Seasonal Business
Dec 1, 2017 • 8 min
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.
#152 - The Uncaged Life with Rebecca Tracey
Nov 28, 2017 • 54 min
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.
MINISODE - What We’re Currently Reading
Nov 24, 2017 • 16 min
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.
#151 - Changing Business Models
Nov 21, 2017 • 60 min
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…
MINISODE - Why we closed the Being Boss Facebook group
Nov 17, 2017 • 14 min
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.
#150 - The Impostor Complex with Tanya Geisler
Nov 14, 2017 • 58 min
It’s time for our favorite topic: fighting those fraudy feelings! Or as Tanya Geisler calls it: the Impostor Complex.
MINISODE - Stepping into an Identity
Nov 10, 2017 • 6 min
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
#149 - Online Business with Nathalie Lussier
Nov 7, 2017 • 58 min
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.
MINISODE - Being Boss NOLA 2017 Recap
Nov 3, 2017 • 21 min
We just got back from our Being Boss New Orleans Vacation 2017, so let’s talk about it!
#148 - Woo and Curiosities Live from NOLA
Oct 31, 2017 • 43 min
We’re coming at you live from our podcast recording at Being Boss New Orleans!
MINISODE - Setting Up Shop 101
Oct 27, 2017 • 10 min
Consider this at a 10-minute crash course in getting started with your business.
#147 - You don’t need more confidence with Tara Mohr
Oct 24, 2017 • 60 min
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.
MINISODE - Sending Clients Gifts
Oct 20, 2017 • 16 min
Should you send your clients gifts to finish an engagement? Today we’re talking all about client gifts (and employee/collaboration gifts!)
#146 - Art and Politics with Julia Kirt
Oct 17, 2017 • 57 min
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.
MINISODE - How to Find Brand Ambassadors
Oct 13, 2017 • 13 min
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.
#145 - NaNoWriMo & Writing Your Story with Grant Faulkner
Oct 10, 2017 • 58 min
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.
MINISODE - Is Podcasting Hard?
Oct 6, 2017 • 10 min
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.
#144 - Untame Yourself with Elizabeth DiAlto
Oct 3, 2017 • 55 min
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.
MINISODE - Time Management for Creative Entrepreneurs
Sep 29, 2017 • 8 min
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 …
#143 - Dealing with Burnout
Sep 26, 2017 • 50 min
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 organiz…
MINISODE - Pricing for Creative Entrepreneurs
Sep 22, 2017 • 9 min
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…
#142 - Tap into Your Pleasure with Arielle Loren
Sep 19, 2017 • 57 min
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 s…
MINISODE - Byron Katie’s 4 Questions
Sep 15, 2017 • 12 min
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 a…
#141 - Digital Detox and Productivity with Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook
Sep 12, 2017 • 55 min
We’re jamming with our boss boyfriends, Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook! We’re talking about all things digital detoxes, publishing a book, and moneti…
MINISODE - Passive Income
Sep 8, 2017 • 18 min
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 reve…
#140 - Building a Quality Product with Karen Young of Oui Shave
Sep 5, 2017 • 57 min
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 decide…
MINISODE - How to Hire a Coach
Sep 1, 2017 • 20 min
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
#139 - Energetic Boundaries
Aug 29, 2017 • 51 min
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 …
MINISODE - Niching With Your Ideal Client
Aug 25, 2017 • 10 min
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 d…
#138 - Niching Down with Jessica Mehring
Aug 22, 2017 • 54 min
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 h…
MINISODE - Naming Your Business
Aug 18, 2017 • 21 min
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
#137 - Get Unstuck and Do the Work
Aug 15, 2017 • 42 min
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 wor…
MINISODE - You Can Talk About Money
Aug 11, 2017 • 11 min
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 excus…
#136 - Creative Pep Talk with Andy J. Pizza
Aug 8, 2017 • 58 min
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
MINISODE - Self-Care for Creative Entrepreneurs
Aug 4, 2017 • 9 min
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 s…
#135 - White Hot Truth with Danielle LaPorte
Aug 1, 2017 • 51 min
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 …
MINISODE - Magic in Business
Jul 28, 2017 • 9 min
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 businesse…
#134 - Rejection and Resilience with Jessica Lauren
Jul 25, 2017 • 54 min
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 c…
MINISODE - How To Start A Business
Jul 21, 2017 • 10 min
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 …
#133 - Launching Before You’re Ready with Merideth VanSant
Jul 18, 2017 • 38 min
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 busin…
MINISODE - Turn Up the Volume
Jul 14, 2017 • 8 min
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 exampl…
#132 - Maker Boss with Nicole Bisby
Jul 11, 2017 • 55 min
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 hirin…
MINISODE - Scheduling White Space
Jul 7, 2017 • 18 min
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.
#131 - Be Brave with Kristen Kalp
Jul 4, 2017 • 56 min
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 busin…
#130 - Getting a Book Agent with Laura Lee Mattingly
Jun 27, 2017 • 56 min
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 publ…
#129 - Committing to Your Passion Project with Kendra Aronson
Jun 20, 2017 • 68 min
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 …
#128 - Pinterest for Your Brand with Natalie Hughes
Jun 13, 2017 • 57 min
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 …
#127 - The Comparison Trap with Vasavi Kumar
Jun 6, 2017 • 52 min
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…
#126 - Profit First with Mike Michalowicz
May 30, 2017 • 53 min
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. Sponsore…
#125 - Developing Your Signature Program with Maya Gaddie
May 23, 2017 • 55 min
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 mak…
#124 - Building a Business with Jessie Pepper
May 16, 2017 • 46 min
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 Fres…
#123 - Evolving Your Business with Elizabeth Dehn
May 9, 2017 • 45 min
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 successf…
#122 - Hosting Offline Events
May 2, 2017 • 59 min
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 offli…
#121 - Get More Clients with Halley Gray of Evolve and Succeed
Apr 25, 2017 • 56 min
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 mark…
#120 - Nurture Your Land (and Yourself) with Mary Reynolds
Apr 18, 2017 • 65 min
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 co…
#119 - Comparison and Envy
Apr 11, 2017 • 38 min
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 Clou…
#118 - Understanding Your Personality Type with Mickie Lara
Apr 4, 2017 • 61 min
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, ho…
#117 - Maker Business Side-Hustle with Sami Jo Jensen
Mar 28, 2017 • 65 min
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…
#116 - Being a New Mom + Business Owner with Arianna Taboada
Mar 21, 2017 • 60 min
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.
#115 - Finding Your Voice
Mar 14, 2017 • 57 min
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 …
#114 - Blog to Book Deal with Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant
Mar 7, 2017 • 62 min
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 i…
#113 - Navigating Your Roles to Find Your Sweet Spot with Prim’d Marketing
Feb 28, 2017 • 57 min
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.
#112 - Creativity Comes First with Laura Tremaine
Feb 21, 2017 • 59 min
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.
#111 - Marie Forleo on Productivity & Intuition
Feb 14, 2017 • 56 min
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 car…
#110 - F*ck Fear with Jay Pryor
Feb 7, 2017 • 65 min
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.
#109 - Packaging, Positioning, and Process with Tara Street
Jan 31, 2017 • 58 min
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 m…
#108 - Leaving the Day Job
Jan 24, 2017 • 50 min
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…
#107 - Meet Emily & Kathleen
Jan 17, 2017 • 57 min
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-sh…
#106 - Being a Working Creative with Nicole Elle
Jan 10, 2017 • 56 min
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.
#105 - Behaving Like a Boss
Jan 3, 2017 • 42 min
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.
#104 - End of Year Prompts
Dec 27, 2016 • 59 min
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.
#103 - Pricing & Money Management
Dec 20, 2016 • 60 min
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.
#102- Defining Success
Dec 13, 2016 • 54 min
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.
#101 - Putting Your Money Where Your Happy Is with Sarah Von Bargen
Dec 6, 2016 • 51 min
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 w…
#100 - Best of Being Boss
Nov 29, 2016 • 80 min
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 h…
#99 - Dealing with Bullies in Business
Nov 22, 2016 • 59 min
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 ab…
#98 - Your Inner Critic is a Big Jerk with Danielle Krysa
Nov 15, 2016 • 62 min
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 inn…
#97 - Boundaries for Getting What You Want
Nov 8, 2016 • 48 min
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 l…
#96 - Tarot in Business with Biddy Tarot
Nov 1, 2016 • 57 min
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, so today we decided to invite Brigit on the show to talk all a…
#95 - Success without Sacrifice with Jenny Shih
Oct 25, 2016 • 62 min
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 grin…
#94 - Money Mindset
Oct 18, 2016 • 63 min
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 …
#93 - Jasmine Star on Authenticity and Haters
Oct 11, 2016 • 50 min
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 i…
#92 - Creating a Business Model with Tara Gentile
Oct 4, 2016 • 80 min
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 …
#91 - Food Freedom Forever with Melissa Hartwig
Sep 27, 2016 • 49 min
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 proces…
#90 - Side-Hustling Your Creative Career with Beryl Ayn Young
Sep 20, 2016 • 47 min
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…
#89 - When Your Metrics Suck
Sep 13, 2016 • 38 min
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, w…
#88 - Prioritizing Relationships in Work + Life
Sep 6, 2016 • 53 min
Today’s episode is all about relationships—making friends, sustaining and maintaining relationships with your partners, being a mom, and networking.
#87 - Mixing Friends and Business with Shauna Haider and Gala Darling
Aug 30, 2016 • 52 min
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.
#86 - Being Boss for Makers and Artists Nicole Stevenson
Aug 23, 2016 • 55 min
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…
#85 - Organizing and Attending Conferences & Retreats with Kristy Oustalet
Aug 16, 2016 • 73 min
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 th…
#84 - Little Steps to Big Change with Katie Lee
Aug 9, 2016 • 59 min
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 s…
#83 - Find Your Style with Tiffany Ima
Aug 2, 2016 • 58 min
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 w…
#82 - Feeling Good in Work & Life
Jul 26, 2016 • 58 min
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…
#81 - Business as an Artist with Brenda Mangalore
Jul 19, 2016 • 59 min
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…
#80 - Sleep Like a Boss with Christine Hansen
Jul 12, 2016 • 57 min
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…
#79 - Setting Goals with The Chalkboard Method
Jul 5, 2016 • 55 min
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)…
#78 - Making Art for a Living with Becky Simpson
Jun 28, 2016 • 52 min
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 busine…
#77 - Fuel Your Hustle with Amy Kuretsky
Jun 21, 2016 • 62 min
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. …
#76 - Making a Difference with Your Business with Shop Good
Jun 14, 2016 • 84 min
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 transl…
#75 - Podcast Like a Boss
Jun 7, 2016 • 65 min
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 podca…
#74 - Lunar Abundance with Ezzie Spencer
May 31, 2016 • 49 min
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 …
#73 - Legal Advice for Entrepreneurs with Autumn Witt Boyd
May 24, 2016 • 57 min
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: -Wor…
#72 - Seasons of Creating with Nicole Antoinette
May 17, 2016 • 67 min
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.
#71 - Journaling with Katie Dalebout
May 10, 2016 • 69 min
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 …
#70 - What It Means to Be Boss (Live from Miami)
May 3, 2016 • 43 min
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.
#69 - SEO Made Easy with Caitlin Brehm
Apr 26, 2016 • 63 min
SEO & Content Strategist, Caitlin Brehm, shares how to create genuine content that reaches the audience, community & clients you want to call your own.
#68 - Being an Earth Conscious Boss
Apr 19, 2016 • 57 min
In honor of Earth Day: What we as business owners can do to make an environmental impact, be more sustainable, and be conscious of our relationship with the Earth.
#67 - Work and Life Partners with David Austin
Apr 12, 2016 • 49 min
Today is a very special episode because we’re bringing Emily’s partner in crime—both in work and life—on the show. David Austin is not only Emily’s main squeeze and the father of her child, he’s also her partner at Indie Shopography and our Chief Finan…
#66 - Managing Your Calendar with Gavin Zuchlinski of Acuity Scheduling
Apr 5, 2016 • 57 min
Today we’re talking to Gavin Zuchlinski, founder of Acuity Scheduling, all about time management and taking control of your calendar. We’re also talking about setting boundaries with your time and integrating calendar automation systems into your busin…
#65 - How to Take Care of Yourself Like a Boss
Mar 29, 2016 • 38 min
We recently took a trip to New Orleans—just the two of us—and decided to record an episode on self care because if you don’t take care of yourself, then how can you expect to be boss? We’re talking about building a healthy foundation, fitness, food, be…
#64 - Email Marketing Tips and Best Practices with Nathan Barry of ConvertKit
Mar 22, 2016 • 42 min
Today we’re talking with Nathan Barry, the founder of ConvertKit. He’s talking with us today about all things email marketing: How ConvertKit works for bloggers and creative entrepreneurs, the ins and outs of creating valuable opt-ins, how to nurture y…
#63 - Launch Like a Boss
Mar 15, 2016 • 42 min
Last week we launched our new website, – so today we want to talk all about how to create a launch and see it through (there is nothing worse then hearing crickets after a launch). So we’re walking through our launch experience, how we m…
#62 - Partnering Up: Roles and Communication
Mar 8, 2016 • 72 min
Today we’re talking though some of that hard conversations that go into partnering up. This is something that we’ve had to do a lot behind the scenes here at Being Boss, so we thought we’d get really open and vulnerable about how to partner up in your …
#61 - Fitness for Bosses with Jason Harrison
Mar 1, 2016 • 86 min
Today we’re talking to Jason Harrison of Present Tense Fitness. Jason is a personal trainer and lifestyle coach, and since you know that we love to occasionally geek out about fitness—especially when it parallels the journey of creatives—we’re going to…
#60 - Motivation, Inspiration, Discipline & Action
Feb 23, 2016 • 55 min
Today’s we’re jamming on getting in the boss mindset by looking at the difference between motivation, inspiration, discipline, and action – and practical action steps you can take to get inspired, motivated and disciplined to do the work even if it mig…
#59 - Finding Balance in Business & Life with Meg Keene
Feb 16, 2016 • 96 min
Today we’re talking to Meg Keene, who built the empire that is A Practical Wedding. She’s written a best selling book under the same name and just launched A Practical Wedding Planner which is a must read for any of you boss listeners who are getting m…
#58 - Creating Content with Erica Midkiff
Feb 9, 2016 • 81 min
Today’s boss guest is our good friend and content coach Erica Midkiff. She’s talking with us about finding your voice, why writing is important, making time to create content, how to get past creative blocks, and what to do when you feel like nobody is…
#57 - I Will Teach You to Be Rich with Ramit Sethi
Feb 2, 2016 • 63 min
When we have a guest on our site to talk about how to become rich, we’re not talking about how to make a quick buck. Ramit Sethi is the author of the New York Times bestseller, I Will Teach You To Be Rich and writes for over 500,000 monthly readers on …
#56 - Owning Your Creative Expertise with Tara Street
Jan 26, 2016 • 77 min
Today we’re excited to have Kathleen’s sister and business partner for Braid Creative, Tara Street. We’re talking all about owning your creative expertise—whether you’re a boss on a team or THE boss of your own business—so that you can assure your clie…
#55 - Playing Big with Tara Mohr
Jan 19, 2016 • 62 min
This week we’re welcoming Tara Mohr, an expert on women’s leadership and well-being. Tara helps women play bigger in sharing their voices and bringing forward their ideas in work and in life. Tara’s book, Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Wan…
#54 - Managing Clients
Jan 12, 2016 • 72 min
Today we’re jamming on client relationships for creative entrepreneurs – everything from firing a client from hell to keeping the dream clients well … dreamy. This episode is going to be great for any of you service-based creatives who rely on clients …
#53 - The Value of Staying Small
Jan 5, 2016 • 62 min
Today we’re chatting about the pros and cons of what it means to stay small in your business. Now at the beginning of the New Year we hear so many creatives talk about growing, and expanding, and increasing their social media presence and followers, bu…
#52 - New Years Resolutions
Dec 29, 2015 • 67 min
Today we’re talking about New Years resolutions, what went well in 2015, what sucked, and what we’re looking forward to accomplishing in 2016. We decided to bring on our boss boyfriends, Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook, to chat with us about this topic!
#51 - Getting Witchy with Carolyn Elliott
Dec 22, 2015 • 82 min
Carolyn Elliott of Bad Witches Magazine is joining us today to help us indulge our woo woo side. We found Carolyn in our Being Boss Facebook group when she posted a link to an article she wrote on Medium about her bizarre philosophies that helped her g…
#50 - Meet Edgar with Laura Roeder
Dec 15, 2015 • 58 min
Laura Roeder, founder of Edgar—a new social media automation tool designed to prevent updates from going to waste—is joining us today on the Being Boss podcast to talk about harnessing the power of social media marketing and giving your content the att…
#49 - Self Care and Herbal Medicine with Lindsay Kluge
Dec 8, 2015 • 83 min
Herbalist and nutrition expert, Lindsay Kluge of Ginger Tonic Botanicals, is joining us today on Being Boss to talk about herbal medicine, the mind-body connection, and self-care. Because even as you’re doing the work to be boss, it’s important to make…
#48 - Boss Integrity with Jay Pryor
Dec 1, 2015 • 73 min
Kathleen has mentioned him countless times in previous episodes, so this week we’re excited to welcome life coach, Jay Pryor on the Being Boss podcast to talk about some of his coaching techniques and the valuable lessons he uses to help his coaching c…
#47 - You Need a Budget with Jesse Mecham
Nov 24, 2015 • 52 min
This week we’re joined by Jesse Mecham, the founder of We’re getting real about budgeting your money for both your business and your personal life, but also shifting your mindset so it’s not a scary thing. Jesse shares the emotional…
#46 - Finding Focus in Your Creative Business
Nov 17, 2015 • 69 min
Many creatives are talented or interested in LOTS of things. Or some creatives know they have a creative spirit, but feel like a jack of all trades / master of none. So today we’re talking about finding your creative focus and how to shift your focus i…
#45 - The Golden Egg with David Heinemeier Hansson
Nov 10, 2015 • 60 min
David Heinemeier Hansson - creator of Ruby on Rails, founder and CTO at Basecamp, and best selling author is joining us today on the Being Boss podcast to talk about finding the “golden egg” in your business and improving your odds to build something s…
#44 - Creativity & Magic
Nov 3, 2015 • 64 min
After coming back from our boss vacation in New Orleans, we’re talking about the magic we experienced when a group of creative bosses get together and how we can apply that magic to our businesses and everyday lives through making time for play and thr…
#43 - Live from NOLA
Oct 27, 2015 • 90 min
Today we have a very special episode because we recorded LIVE in New Orleans with 75 other bosses and we’re going to be answering their questions quick fire style—about the future of Being Boss, getting a little woo woo in your business, hiring and kee…
#42 - Brené Brown
Oct 20, 2015 • 52 min
Today we’re joined by Dr. Brené Brown, whom you might know from her TED talk on vulnerability, or her books Daring Greatly and more recently Rising Strong. Today she’s talking with us about vulnerability as a creative, how to deal with the messy second…
#41 - Social Media, Newsletters, and Content Marketing
Oct 13, 2015 • 84 min
Should I have a newsletter? Should I be on Facebook? Should I be on Twitter? Should I be on Instagram? Should I be on Pinterest? Should I be blogging? Should I have a podcast? These are all things our listeners often ask us, so today we’re digging into…
#40 - Feeling Boss
Oct 6, 2015 • 62 min
We talk a lot about how to be boss in this podcast, but to day we’re talking about feeling boss and what sorts of things we and our listeners do to put them in the boss mindset—from bright red lipstick to making big investments for yourself (like a new…
#39 - Do What You Love with Brian Clark of Copyblogger
Sep 29, 2015 • 47 min
Online marketing genius, Brian Clark of Rainmaker Digital (formerly CopyBlogger Media) and host of the Unemployable podcast, joins us this week to talk about online marketing and what it truly takes to grow a wildly successful business.
#38 - For Creatives Who Hate Selling with Jason Zook
Sep 22, 2015 • 72 min
Today we’re talking with our other boss boyfriend, Jason Zook. You might know Jason from the Invisible Office Hours podcast with Paul Jarvis or one of his many projects including selling advertising space on his body or selling his last name. Jason is …
#37 - Making Decisions Like A Boss
Sep 15, 2015 • 58 min
Many creatives that we work with struggle with decision-making and saying no. Today we’re discussing what to say no to and what to say yes to, narrowing in on your dream clients and offerings, making decisions about your creative path, and the boss pow…
#36 - Don’t be a Lazy Entrepreneur with Tommy Walker of Shopify
Sep 8, 2015 • 58 min
Today Tommy Walker of Shopify’s Enterprise Ecommerce blog is joining us to talk about procrastination, feeling overwhelmed or scared, and how not to be a lazy entrepreneur without burning out by raising the bar, meeting your deadlines, not getting too …
#35 - How to Set Goals Like a Boss with Paul Jarvis
Sep 1, 2015 • 70 min
We’re welcoming back our “Being Boss boyfriend,” Paul Jarvis, to talk about setting goals and focusing on what you want (rather than on fear). And digging in deep to the different approaches and views when it comes to goal setting.
#34 - Building the Whole30 Empire with Melissa Hartwig
Aug 25, 2015 • 67 min
Have you ever wondered what it takes to run an empire like Whole30? We chatted with Whole30 founder and NYT best-selling author, Melissa Hartwig. We’ve got the exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what it means to build an empire as a creative entrepre…
#33 - Self Care For Mom Bosses with Rebecca Egbert
Aug 18, 2015 • 82 min
To the working moms, mom-to-be’s, and mamapreneurs—this episode is for you! We’re talking with postpartum health expert Rebecca Egbert about self care—mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually—for mothers who are also boss.
#32 - Face Your Fears Like A Boss
Aug 11, 2015 • 53 min
Here are the five biggest fears of creative entrepreneurs and the patterns of fear we’ve seen from the hundreds of creatives we coach and work with. We’re getting specific about what we’re afraid of so that we can the find courage and clarity to get ba…
#31 - How to Make the Daily Grind Dreamy
Aug 4, 2015 • 55 min
This week we’re exploring how to make the daily grind a little more dreamy. Even though we love our jobs as creative entrepreneurs, we’re no strangers to getting bogged down in the day-to-day unglamorous side of things. So we’re talking about how to ge…
#30 - Being A Breadwinning Boss
Jul 28, 2015 • 61 min
We’re answering a few questions from our Being Boss listeners—from what it feels like to be a working mom and the breadwinner of your family, to having successful business partnerships and managing personality conflicts.
#29 - Working From Home
Jul 21, 2015 • 56 min
As creative entrepreneurs, you (usually) get to choose where you want to work. So today we want to talk about the pros and cons of working from home and tips on how to establish work / life balance & boundaries so you can work from home like a boss.
#28 - Summer Vacation
Jul 14, 2015 • 59 min
Emily and Kathleen talk about what they’ve been up to this summer and give you a little peek behind the curtain on how taking a vacation has affected business, and how they keep their business running even while they’re away.
#27 - Organizing Like a Boss with Val Geisler
Jul 7, 2015 • 61 min
#26 - Better Together with Lisa Congdon and Clay Walsh
Jun 30, 2015 • 67 min
What happens when you go into creative entrepreneurship with your significant other? And what about when you’ve established a business as a creative solopreneur and then ask your significant other to quit a dreamy job and work with you? Today’s episode…
#25 - Your Capacity to Have with Brooke Castillo
Jun 23, 2015 • 41 min
Brooke Castillo joins Emily and Kathleen on Being Boss to talk about her coaching philosophy and help us expand our minds to allow abundance into our lives.
#24 - How to Fall in Love with Your Business with Jennifer Dopazo
Jun 16, 2015 • 47 min
If you’re are feeling overwhelmed by your to-do lists or by what you should be doing or supposed to be doing for your dream job, we’re welcoming guest, Jennifer Dopazo to help us give you advice on how to fall back in love with your business by carving…
#23 - Giving It All Away
Jun 9, 2015 • 45 min
Today’s topic is content sharing, social media, and our philosophy of giving it all away in a way that helps you set yourself up as a creative expert so you can Be Boss and attract dreamy clients.
#22 - Finding the Confidence to Invest in Your Business with Talia Chai
Jun 2, 2015 • 71 min
Talia is a Braid Method and IndieBOOM dream client who is a nutritionist and a wellness, health, and beauty coach to help her clients live a happier, healthier, and more beautiful life through health, lifestyle, and wellness changes. We wanted to intro…
#21 - Finding Your Chief Initiative with Tara Gentile
May 26, 2015 • 52 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome special guest, Tara Gentile. Tara is a business strategist and coach for creative entrepreneurs to help them grow their influence in a way that works toward your unique communication strengths. …
#20 - Push Goals with Chalene Johnson
May 19, 2015 • 53 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome special guest, Chalene Johnson, the fitness celebrity behind TurboFire and PiYo as well as the voice behind podcasts The Chalene Show and Build Your Tribe. Chalene is also a NYT best selling aut…
#19 - Communicate Like A Boss
May 12, 2015 • 58 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about communication – whether it’s in-person, over Skype, via email, on the telephone or even text. We cover managing your inbox and writing effective emails to talking about phone phobias and the …
#18 - Collaborate Like a Boss
May 5, 2015 • 65 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about creative collaboration and partnering up. We’ve both had creative collaborations in the past and are obviously collaborating with Being Boss, so we’re taking you through the steps of what it …
#17 - How to Sell Your Creative Work with Kendrick Shope
Apr 28, 2015 • 56 min
Kendrick Shope is a sales boss who works with creative entrepreneurs to give them the tools, knowledge, and support they need to up-level their sales abilities, so that they can sell more, make more money, and do more of what they love. In this epis…
#16 - Launching and Running a Debt-Free Business
Apr 21, 2015 • 64 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about how they build successful businesses with little money and NO investors because as much as they believe in investing in your business and hiring talent to help your business, you shouldn’t ha…
#15 - Finding Your Rat People with Paul Jarvis
Apr 14, 2015 • 52 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome Paul Jarvis, a web designer who has worked with big deals like Marie Forleo, The Highline in New York, and Mercedes-Benz. He’s a best selling author and his books include Be Awesome at Online…
#14 - Redefining the Dream Job with Hey, Sweet Pea
Apr 7, 2015 • 60 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome Elise and Scott Grice from Hey, Sweet Pea. Elise and Scott are online educators and coaches helping creative entrepreneurs redefine what success means to them so they live a dream life according…
#13 - The Jealous Curator with Danielle Krysa
Mar 31, 2015 • 58 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen welcome their first guest, Danielle Krysa of who shares her experiences with self-doubt and that criticizing voice we each have in our heads as well as her journey of using that se…
#12 - How to Be Boss Even When You Feel Like A Fraud
Mar 24, 2015 • 61 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about feeling like a fraud, falling into the comparison trap, and coping with perfectionism.
#11 - Get Paid Like a Boss
Mar 17, 2015 • 52 min
In this episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen talk about getting paid – from the nitty gritty logistics of collecting money to getting in the right mindset to get paid like a boss without feeling guilty about it.
#10 - Personal Branding
Mar 10, 2015 • 50 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Kathleen shares why it’s important for creative entrepreneurs to blend who they are with what they do.
#9 - How To Do Like A Boss
Mar 3, 2015 • 48 min
In this episode of Being Boss, Kathleen and Emily share how they organize their to-do lists and actually get it done.
#8 - Being Boss and Being Mom
Feb 24, 2015 • 57 min
Being boss and being a parent is no picnic. In today’s episode of Being Boss Kathleen and Emily share how they manage being boss while also being working moms. This episode is for new parents, and creative entrepreneurs who are thinking about starting …
#7 - Your Website is Your Most Valuable Employee
Feb 17, 2015 • 56 min
In this episode of Being Boss Kathleen asks Emily (website expert extraordinaire) all things web and how creative entrepreneurs can make little (and big) shifts in their site to attract more dream clients and get more business.
#6 - Staying Motivated and Happy
Feb 10, 2015 • 41 min
In today’s episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen share ways you can stay happy and motivated to do the work through a cold winter (or during a summer slump).
#5 - Grow Your Business Even When You’re on Vacation
Feb 3, 2015 • 51 min
In this episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen teach you how to be boss, and even grow your business when you’re on vacation or even an extended maternity leave. We’re going to talk about why vacation is important for the creative entrepreneur and ho…
#4 - How to Be Boss When You’re Afraid of Failing
Jan 27, 2015 • 52 min
In this episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen discuss the fear of failure, not having enough experience, leaping from the day job to the self-made dream job, and bridging the gap between where you are and where you want to be.
#3 - Redefining Professional
Jan 20, 2015 • 40 min
In this episode Kathleen and Emily talk about what it means to be professional and making your own rules when you are your own boss.
#2 - What To Do When You’re Freaking Out About Money
Jan 13, 2015 • 34 min
In the second episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen discuss the thing most creatives are afraid to think about, much less talk about – MONEY. Specifically, what to do when you’re freaking out about money.
#1 - Do the Work
Jan 6, 2015 • 29 min
Welcome to our very first episode of Being Boss – a podcast for creative entrepreneurs. In this episode Kathleen and Emily share a little background on our journey to becoming friends and creative powerhouses in our businesses. The theme of this episod…
#0 - Welcome to Being Boss
Jan 5, 2015 • 6 min
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