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Annie LaCroix, from Brainy Boss Consulting, reveals everything she has learned as a leader and small business owner to increase effectiveness and efficiency. Annie interviews other small business owners and experts that can lend insight to the business of running a small team. Also, Annie provides a weekly Power 10 that includes quick tip to get more done on a daily basis. Although Annie certainly hasn't figured it all out yet, she knows that all micropreneurs are on a journey very few people understand and she wants to share lessons learned and lessons in progress to help others in similar situations. If you identify as a workaholic, control freak or perfectionist and you are looking for your people, find them in this podcast. Get more done in less time and learn new tools to make your business more efficient.

Annie LaCroix, from Brainy Boss Consulting, reveals everything she has learned as a leader and small business owner to increase effectiveness and efficiency. Annie interviews other small business owners and experts that can lend insight to the business of running a small team. Also, Annie provides a weekly Power 10 that includes quick tip to get more done on a daily basis. Although Annie certainly hasn't figured it all out yet, she knows that all micropreneurs are on a journey very few people understand and she wants to share lessons learned and lessons in progress to help others in similar situations. If you identify as a workaholic, control freak or perfectionist and you are looking for your people, find them in this podcast. Get more done in less time and learn new tools to make your business more efficient.
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United States

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Annie LaCroix, from Brainy Boss Consulting, reveals everything she has learned as a leader and small business owner to increase effectiveness and efficiency. Annie interviews other small business owners and experts that can lend insight to the business of running a small team. Also, Annie provides a weekly Power 10 that includes quick tip to get more done on a daily basis. Although Annie certainly hasn't figured it all out yet, she knows that all micropreneurs are on a journey very few people understand and she wants to share lessons learned and lessons in progress to help others in similar situations. If you identify as a workaholic, control freak or perfectionist and you are looking for your people, find them in this podcast. Get more done in less time and learn new tools to make your business more efficient.

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@abrainyboss

Language:

English

Contact:

509-433-1372


Episodes

Hiring a Virtual Assistant with Linda Schwartz

4/23/2019
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If you have ever thought about hiring a VA but didn’t know where to start, check out this episode. Linda Schwartz from the She Shed Podcast gives a full tutorial on the entire process. Learn how to write an application that weeds out unqualified candidates. Create a selection process to determine the best fit from qualified candidates. Develop video training to keep everyone on the same page. See full show notes at Brainy Boss

Duration:00:58:20

Power 10: Trello

4/19/2019
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This is a super quick Power 10 about the Project Management Tool called Trello. It is my very favorite way to organize all the things my team is working on.

Duration:00:04:57

Friendships in Business with Lauren Cates

4/16/2019
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Lauren Cates, Founder of Healwell, opens up about what it is like to run a business with her best friend and life partner. Lauren talks about mistakes the three of them have made in negotiating a business while honoring the relationships that exist outside the business. Lauren provides some great tools that the three of them use now to respect each other in and out of the business. If you have a business where dual relationship exists, this podcast is a MUST listen!

Duration:00:46:16

Power 10: Wellbeing

4/12/2019
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As business owners, we often forget to take care of ourselves. In this episode, I chat about my own experience with lack of self-care and a few ideas on how to create space for wellbeing.

Duration:00:09:14

The Importance of Routine with Ward Sandler

4/9/2019
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Ward Sandler, from MemberSpace, talks to us about his routine and the importance of sleep, deep work, and meditation. Brainy Boss

Duration:00:18:30

Power 10: Running Late

4/5/2019
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This is the podcast in which I say how I really feel about people running late and offer up some definitions about time. I've got some good controversial topics in here, take a listen and let me know what you think. Comment at Brainy Boss

Duration:00:09:07

Accomplishment through Adversity with Holly Hartley

4/2/2019
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Holly Hartley, from Rediscovery of Me, chats with us about maintaining momentum in the midst of adversity. She has an fascinating story about working with students who have significant life challenges. Holly’s honesty around her personal experiences is so helpful and so relatable. Now, Holly works with people to help reconnect with the extraordinary person inside each of us. See full show notes at Brainy Boss.

Duration:00:26:00

BONUS EPISODE: Don't Wait Project with Lisa Bradshaw

3/30/2019
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This is a unique episode in the sense that it is not about ordinary day to day business organization. I talk with Lisa Bradshaw about what it takes to organize a multi-state tour. Lisa has systems and processes in place to make sure everything goes smoothly. She also talks about how to handle it when things DON'T go smoothly. If you have considered any type of traveling with your business whether it is public speaking or a publicity tour or anything else, this bonus episode will give you...

Duration:00:30:01

Power 10: Twitter

3/29/2019
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This week I am learning about Twitter- yes, it is 2019 and I still haven't quite figured it out. But hey, today I share with you the top five tips I have been taught for getting the most out of this platform. I also make up a couple of twitter-centric words along the way.

Duration:00:06:47

Keeping Creative Focus with Jeff Biletnikoff

3/26/2019
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Jeff and I sit down to a great conversation about keeping track of things without losing creativity. Jeff explains how a calendar can actually enhance creativity by helping us remember important ideas for a future date. He also discusses what it is like to have one foot in the corporate world and one in the solopreneur world.

Duration:00:35:32

Power 10: Deep Work

3/22/2019
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Do you have a Deep Work habit? If this is a new concept, check out this week's Power 10. I discuss what Deep Work is and three ways to incorporate it into any schedule. Links to resources discussed in the show can be found at Brainy Boss.

Duration:00:08:03

Does Your Social Media Strategy Make Sense with Mark Shaw

3/19/2019
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Mark Shaw is passionate about how we view our engagement in social media. If you are unhappy with your results and you feel like you waste time on social media, listen to Mark lay down some truth about how most of us are all wrong about our approach. I learned a ton!

Duration:00:36:57

Power 10: Email Management

3/15/2019
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This week I discuss 5 quick tips for getting control of overwhelming email. See show notes and links to resources at Brainy Boss.

Duration:00:08:06

Writing Your Conclusion- in Life and Work with Ruth Werner

3/12/2019
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Writing your conclusion first, integrating color into your work flow, knowing when flailing around is productive and when it isn't and more...these are the pearls of wisdom Ruth lays down in this episode in which she discusses what it is like to keep self-motivated while working alone. If you are a person who works independently, this podcast is for you. Also, if you are some struggling with where you are going and how you are going to get there, listen to what Ruth has to say about writing...

Duration:00:39:12

Power 10: Breaking Up with Busy

3/7/2019
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Are you ready to Break Up with Busy? Hear my story about Breaking Up with Busy and how everything started to improve.

Duration:00:10:14

Clear: How to Simplify Your Life and Live more Fearlessly with Annick Magac

3/5/2019
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Our March book is Clear:How to Simplify Your Life and Live More Fearlessly by Annick Magac. Annick is our guest today, here to discuss her book. However, our conversation gets deep and we have a great time discussing all the clutter, physical and mental, that holds us back. Tune in as Annick lays down some amazing insight that will make you want to order up her book right away. For show notes and to contact Annick, click here.

Duration:00:36:30

Power 10: Social Sabbatical

3/1/2019
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Are you ready for a Social Sabbatical? Listen to Annie discuss the pros, cons and how-tos of taking a social media break. She also throws out a challenge-are you up for it? Become an email subscriber at BrainyBoss.co

Duration:00:06:41

Insurance for Small Biz with Sa El

2/26/2019
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Sa discusses everything you need to know about insurance for small business owners. Plus, he adds some great motivation for anyone struggling on their career path. Show notes can be found at Brainy Boss

Duration:00:43:14

Automation with Michelle Mosher

2/19/2019
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Michelle talks to us about how she improved her company reach and efficiency through automation. Lots of great tips for business owners looking to move their client meetings to an online space. Check out the show notes at Brainy Boss.

Duration:00:29:41