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

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Being Boss® is an exploration of what it takes to be boss as a creative business owner, entrepreneur, 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. Brought to you by HubSpot Podcast Network.

Being Boss® is an exploration of what it takes to be boss as a creative business owner, entrepreneur, 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. Brought to you by HubSpot Podcast Network.

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United States

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Being Boss® is an exploration of what it takes to be boss as a creative business owner, entrepreneur, 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. Brought to you by HubSpot Podcast Network.

Language:

English


Episodes

#263 - Simplifying Your Business Model with Tara McMullin

7/20/2021
Running a business that generates revenue for years to come requires a strong yet simple business model. When a creative business has too many offers in place or cannot operate effectively, valuable time and resources get wasted. In this episode, businesses strategist Tara McMullin shares her expert process of how to simplify your business—and how doing so can make you more profitable. Tara and Emily discuss why your main offer matters most, the art of maintaining your vision, and how to...

Duration:00:58:28

#262 - Taking Time Off as a Business Owner with Dana Kaye

7/6/2021
While boss life allows the benefits of personal freedom, deciding when and how to take a vacation from your business can be challenging. In this episode, Dana Kaye of Kaye Publicity, Inc. shares how she learned to balance responsibility and freedom, what she does to set up her team for success, and why vacations are essential if you want your personal and business life to thrive. Dana and Emily talk about the ways they’ve learned to overcome stress when it comes to stepping away from work...

Duration:01:04:40

#261 - Planning a Successful Rebrand with Gabrielle Blades

6/22/2021
What is a rebrand? When is it time for rebranding and company change? How can your business launch a rebrand that lasts? Figuring out a rebrand strategy is essential, but so is the meaning behind it. In this episode, Emily talks with Gabby from Blades Creative, discussing how to rebrand a creative business. Gabby shares her journey and tells us about her fun rebrand announcement process. She offers insight on how including her true personality in her brand helped her land more dream clients...

Duration:01:02:21

#260 - Selling with Testimonials with Eman Ismail

6/8/2021
As a creative entrepreneur or small business owner, making the sale can be the most intimidating part of the job. But with one addition to your process, it can be a whole lot easier. That addition is client testimonials. In this episode, Eman Ismail from InkHouse joins us to talk about the power of business testimonials; from how to ask for review from clients, to how to use testimonial marketing, and how testimonials can help you understand your customer and business better. Get full...

Duration:01:02:29

#259 - Building Your Business to Scale with Alicia Butler Pierre

5/25/2021
Building a strong business is likely a high priority for you, whether you're a solopreneur or an entrepreneur looking to scale. You want your business operations to run efficiently and effectively so you can be ready to grow. But what is business operations exactly? Alicia Butler Pierre from the Business Infrastructure podcast and Equilibria, Inc. joins us in this episode to share her framework for business infrastructure and how to set up your business for profitable growth. Get full...

Duration:00:54:33

#258 - 4 Mindset Shifts Entrepreneurs Must Make to Achieve Success

5/11/2021
When it comes to pursuing the path of an entrepreneur, the positions that we put ourselves in as decision-makers, creators, community leaders and change-makers can be a breeding ground for mindset challenges. Finding success requires business mindset shifts and having the perseverance to continue to improve yourself, skill sets, and endeavors. In this episode, we provide essential entrepreneurial resources for tackling 4 common not-boss mindsets so that you can embody a successful...

Duration:00:35:56

#257 - Project Management and Building Systems for Creatives and Freelancers with Mary Williams

4/27/2021
Project management is an important skillset for entrepreneurs – it's the work that will allow you to take a big idea and turn it into reality. But as business owners in the modern age, we tend to think of project management not as the skillset, but as the tool, the shiny piece of software that we believe will lessen the load. In reality, without understanding the basics of project management and of the systems and processes that make up your business, the software will not help, as Mary...

Duration:01:01:50

#256 - E + K: How to Improve Focus as a Multi-Passionate Creative

4/13/2021
Kathleen Shannon joins to share a conversation on handling distractions and finding focus as a multi-passionate creative. From dealing with shiny object syndrome to narrowing in on your core genius and dedicating yourself to becoming great at something, we discuss the process and benefits of improving your focus. Get full shownotes 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...

Duration:00:58:28

#255 - Manifesting Money with Pamela Chen

3/30/2021
Expand your capacity for success and manifest the money you want to make with your business. In this episode, join in to hear from Pamela Chen, a spiritual entrepreneur who's talking about manifesting, and not the watered-down platitudes of practicing positivity and creating a mood board, but the real magic of reprogramming yourself for success and abundance and calling in what you desire. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> _____ Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on...

Duration:01:03:02

#254 - How to Build a Life that Supports Your Business with Megan Flatt

3/16/2021
Most business owners want to build their business to support their life, crafting the ideal work/life balance. But as we go along this entrepreneurial journey, things often begin revolving entirely around our work. In this episode, join Emily and her business bestie, Megan Flatt, as they talk about entrepreneurship, motherhood, and what it takes to build a life that supports your business. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on...

Duration:00:57:33

#253 - Being an Influencer with Vivian Kaye

3/2/2021
To explore the topic of influence and how we, as business owners, wield influence in our life and work, Vivian Kaye returns to give a look inside how to stay authentic when you have attention of tens of thousands of followers. In this episode, Vivian shares her experience of the growth of her influence, and how she uses her platform to fuel her personal brand, a product brand, and her mission to make an impact in the world. Get full show notes for this episode here >> --- Listen to more...

Duration:00:48:54

#252 - How to Grow Your Business Like a Boss with Autumn Witt Boyd

2/16/2021
Our go-to boss lawyer, Autumn Witt Boyd, rejoins the podcast today to talk about growing your business. She goes into detail about all of the methods and tactics that she used herself to expand her own business over the past 6 years. 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: @beingbossclub Join the Being Boss Community: beingboss.club/community

Duration:00:56:35

#251 - How to Cultivate Hobbies as a Creative Entrepreneur

2/2/2021
When you're a creative, there's often a whole heap of overlap between your work and what you do for fun. But making time for doing things that you enjoy that have NOTHING to do with work is important, even if it requires a bit more effort and intention. In today's episode, Emily shares with you the importance of strategizing your way into pursuing your hobbies and tips for helping you make it do. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website,...

Duration:00:52:23

#250 - Being a Multi-Passionate Creative Entrepreneur with D'ana Joi Spencer and Dana Kaye

1/19/2021
Two multi-passionate creatives, D'ana Joi Spencer and Dana Kaye, join Emily in a conversation that navigates through the definition of being a multi-passionate creative entrepreneur, whether or not you should be focusing your endeavors, and the pros and cons of being our kind of boss. 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: @beingbossclub Join the...

Duration:01:03:51

#249 - 7 Habits of a Successful CEO

1/5/2021
2020 did a number on our basic structures: our boundaries, habits, and routines that we've been creating over the years, which means that now is the perfect time to get back to the basics. To help you start making that move, this episode is all about successful habits of CEOs, the decision-maker for your business (which is likely YOU). 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...

Duration:00:53:51

#248 - What Worked in 2020 with Tara McMullin

12/22/2020
Surely 2020 wasn’t ALL bad, right? Podcast guest regular Tara McMullin joins Emily to talk about what worked in 2020, what the year taught us about business and what we can carry into 2021, backing away from goal setting, and experimenting with removing due dates. 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: @beingbossclub Join the Being Boss Community:...

Duration:01:03:06

#247 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Check-In with Erica Courdae

12/8/2020
Erica Courdae joins Emily to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion in business in the six months following the murder of George Floyd. They also check-in on the DEI commitments made by businesses, the difference between being explicit and implicit with your values and intentions, and staying grounded in the face of adversity. 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...

Duration:01:05:32

#246 - Time Management for Business Owners

11/24/2020
According to our annual listener survey, year after year, time management is the biggest struggle for bosses. In a year where all of the rules of normal business operations have been thrown out the window, Emily is revisiting what it means to manage your time by prioritizing the right tasks to get the job done, by spending less time doing more, and by giving you plenty of time leftover to live your life. Get full show notes for this episode here --- Listen to more Being Boss shows on our...

Duration:00:50:46

#245 - Get + Give Support Through Leadership with Sally Netherwood

11/10/2020
Leadership expert Sally Netherwood joins the show today to talk about how business owners can give and receive new levels of support by focusing on being leaders. Sally and Emily discuss how leadership fits into the Being Boss mantra, how leadership contrasts with management, and what it takes to be an effective leader. 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...

Duration:00:59:56

#244 - Astrology, Luck, and Divine Timing in Business with Mecca Woods

10/27/2020
Mecca Woods joins Emily to explore the vast world of astrology and discern the most important pieces for using it to plan for business. Recorded live at the Gathering: Guided by Intuition online event. 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: @beingbossclub Join the Being Boss Community: beingboss.club/community

Duration:01:07:28