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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

#271 - Find Clarity through Breathwork with Amy Kuretsky

10/19/2021
We could all use a little deep breath while running a business these days. But something that can have a huge positive impact on our everyday lives is breathwork meditation. In this episode, Emily chats with Amy Kuretsky, a breathwork facilitator and acupuncturist for business owners, on how to use the breath for clarity, and creativity. They discuss the benefits of breathwork, what it does for our well-being, and how to get started with breathwork in a safe, stress-relieving way. Get full...

Duration:01:00:40

#270 - The Magic of Creativity with Chris-Anne

10/12/2021
How can creative business owners equip themselves with the magic of creativity? If you’re a visionary entrepreneur or artist, you likely know the struggle to find a balance between the mundane and the meaningful. In this episode, Emily chats with Chris-Anne, an oracle deck creator, designer, and marketing strategist. Together they explore the power of creativity in business, rituals for finding balance in productivity, and how to create work that fulfills your soul’s higher purpose. Get...

Duration:00:57:30

#269 - Manifesting with Crystals with Pamela Chen

10/5/2021
Crystals are a hot topic these days, and it’s about time! In this episode, Emily chats with Pamela Chen about all things crystals. Pamela is the creator of the Crystal Unicorn Tarot and teacher of Quantum Wealth Coaching. Emily and Pamela discuss how to start manifesting with crystals, what crystals help with manifestation in business, and they each share stories of their powerful experiences with crystals and stones. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss...

Duration:01:07:19

#268 - Rituals for Creativity with Alana Fairchild

9/28/2021
Maybe you’re someone who has found your creative voice by following the nudges on your spiritual journey. Since art and spirituality go so closely hand-in-hand, what can be learned from combining the two in a profitable business? In this episode, artist, writer, and oracle deck creator Alana Fairchild joins us to discuss how she navigates a thriving, healing, spiritually-centered business in today’s world. Alana and Emily talk about their rituals for creativity, overcoming business setbacks,...

Duration:01:02:42

#267 - Community vs Audience vs Market

9/14/2021
Many bosses get confused when it comes to knowing the difference between market, audience, and community. In this episode, Emily of Being Boss sits down with Corey to discuss how you can know your market, sell to your audience, and build a community in order to grow a fulfilling, successful business. Learn how you can nurture all sides of your business at any stage of development. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple...

Duration:00:55:45

#266 - How to Create a Safe Workplace for Diversity with Erica Courdae

8/31/2021
What does diversifying your business mean? These days, many businesses are focused on implementing DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) for building a more inclusive company. But where should you start if you don’t know how to set up inclusive workplace practices? In this episode, Emily talks with Erica Courdae, a professional DEI coach and educator of imperfect allyship. They discuss leadership methods for improving the team environment and prioritizing communication, diversity, and...

Duration:00:57:29

#265 - Market Your Genius with Nikki Nash

8/17/2021
What does it mean to market your genius? In this episode, Emily talks with Nikki Nash about how marketing is changing and how creative entrepreneurs can learn to market their zones of genius. Nikki is an expert marketer, author, motivational speaker, and creator of the Genius Profit Society. Her new book, Market Your Genius, explores the unique approach to how you can market yourself as a business owner. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our...

Duration:00:57:51

#264 - Opening a Retail Store

8/3/2021
Emily opened a store! While Almanac Supply Co. has been running successfully online since 2018, it was finally time to open a physical retail space to get these beautiful crystals and home goods in the hands of customers. In this episode of Being Boss, Corey joins in as co-host to help Emily share the fun, wild story of how Almanac Supply Co. suddenly met a dire need for its own in-person shop, and how exactly she and the team made it happen— in under one month. Emily and Corey discuss the...

Duration:01:04:29

#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