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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

#303 - Be Your Own Project Manager with Jackie Cahill

5/24/2022
Project management can change your world as a business owner. More importantly, it can bring your big vision to life. In this episode, Emily of Being Boss discusses all things project management with Jackie Cahill, the Senior Project Manager at Biddy Tarot. They share some of the top time management skills every entrepreneur needs, how to identify project priorities, and tips for becoming your own project manager. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss...

Duration:00:58:52

#302 - Intentional Content Creation with Kathleen Shannon

5/17/2022
Content creation has become an important part of how we promote our businesses online. But how do you approach your content strategy responsibly and with intention? In this episode, Emily and Kathleen discuss the current state of content marketing, the pros and cons of creating content, and the evolution of content creation since they started their journeys. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you...

Duration:01:12:35

#301 - Redefining Good Enough with Carrie Severson

5/10/2022
What does it mean to be good enough? Many entrepreneurs look to others for the answer. Trying to find validation and examples of what success should look like from the outside. In this episode, author Carrie Severson joins Emily to discuss how she learned to stop questioning her enoughness. And instead asked what her life could be if she accepted herself. Carrie shares what it means to feel enough, how to define success for yourself, and practical steps to recover from burnout. Get full...

Duration:00:57:57

#300 - What It Means To Do The Work

5/3/2022
What does it mean to do the work? After 7 years and 300 episodes, Emily reboots the very first Being Boss podcast episode. She explores why doing the work is what separates the hobbyists from the professionals, why it is critical to also have a devotion to the craft of business, and why having self-awareness is necessary for getting what you want. This concept continues to be a cornerstone of our conversations in our community and other entrepreneurs. Because when you show up to do the work,...

Duration:01:01:50

#299 - Releasing the Sense of Urgency in Business with Erica Courdae

4/26/2022
A sense of urgency can be good in some situations, but operating a business in constant hustle mode isn’t healthy. In this episode, Emily of Being Boss talks with Erica Courdae about releasing the belief that everything is urgent. They share insightful tips on handling conflict, why it’s okay to be wrong sometimes, and how to respond instead of react as a brand or business owner. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple...

Duration:01:05:13

#298 - Money Magic and Financial Wellness with Jessie-Susannah Karnatz

4/19/2022
How does your relationship with money affect your life, business, family, community, and even the world? You might be surprised to learn that financial wellness is one of the most meaningful and impactful practices you can cultivate. In this episode, Emily interviews Jessie-Susannah Karnatz, the Money Witch, about money magic and rituals for financial well-being. They discuss money for creatives, healers, and spiritual workers, and share how finances and community impact are directly...

Duration:01:01:16

#297 - How to Empower Yourself at Work & Have a Side Hustle with Alanah Joseph

4/12/2022
Having a day job can be a huge bonus when pursuing your creative boss goals. Many entrepreneurs keep their day jobs, which is both valid and sustainable in business. In this episode, Emily chats with Alanah Joseph, Head of Creator Partnerships at Hubspot and creator of the Ambitious Black Woman channel. They discuss tips for pursuing a passion project, finding fulfillment in a creative side hustle, and what to look for in a remote job. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen...

Duration:01:00:49

#296 - The Power of Community over Competition with Erica Courdae & Tasha L. Harrison

4/5/2022
A lot of business owners get stuck feeling lonely and overwhelmed in their creative work. This is why finding a business community is one of the most life-changing things you can do in entrepreneurship. In this episode, Emily chats with Erica Courdae (DEI teacher & founder of Pause on the Play) and Tasha L. Harrison (romance author & writing community leader). The three of them discuss the importance of healthy friendships, and how to adopt a “community over competition” mindset as business...

Duration:01:05:54

#295 - Tracking Business Metrics for Success

3/29/2022
Love it or hate it, math is a successful business owner's best friend. Numbers let you see the truth of business performance. In this episode, Emily and Corey of Being Boss talk about numbers and business metrics. They share why metrics matter and how to consistently tune in to your business’ data to make improvements. Learn how to befriend the key metrics in business as a creative entrepreneur. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website,...

Duration:01:04:46

#294 - Running a Small Retail Business: Lessons Learned

3/22/2022
After four years of running an online product shop, Almanac Supply Co. became a retail store. In this episode, Emily of Being Boss shares the most important lessons she’s learned from running this small retail business. She explains how she started an online shop, what it takes to run a retail store, and tips for success when selling online and in-person. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen...

Duration:00:46:36

#293 - Finding Your Passion & Purpose in Life Using Astrology with Natalie Walstein

3/15/2022
Everyone has a calling in life. Astrology can help business owners align with theirs. In this episode, Emily of Being Boss dives deep with Natalie Walstein, a career astrologer and business coach. They discuss birth charts, what astrology can reveal about your life, and how your zodiac chart can help you discover what your cosmic calling truly is. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to...

Duration:00:52:03

#292 - Setting Boundaries, Expectations, and Standards in Business with Kathleen Shannon

3/8/2022
What’s the difference between boundaries, expectations, and standards? While all three are must-haves in business, knowing when and how to use them is important for everyone. In this episode, Emily and Kathleen discuss the importance of setting boundaries and upholding your standards. They share tips for knowing your boundaries and why it’s important to communicate expectations properly in work collaborations. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows...

Duration:01:02:53

#291 - How to Hire Employees for Your Business

3/1/2022
Once you know what things to consider before hiring someone for your business, how do you actually make your first hire? In this episode, Emily and Corey of the Being Boss team continue the discussion on how to hire employees for the first time. They cover everything from job listings to interviews to trusting your gut instinct. Listen as they cover creative and effective tips you can use when hiring for the first time, and where you can find support. Get full shownotes for this episode...

Duration:01:11:17

#290 - What to Do Before Hiring Employees for Your Small Business

2/22/2022
If you can no longer keep up with all the work in your business, it might be time to consider hiring. In this episode, Emily and Corey of the Being Boss team talk about how to hire employees when growing your business. They share the different types of employees to work with, how to prepare for your first hire, and tips for building effective employee relationships. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple Podcasts, or wherever...

Duration:01:03:30

#289 - Heal Your Relationship with Rest and Overcome Creative Burnout

2/15/2022
Why is it so hard for bosses to rest when running a business? In this episode, Emily shares her experience with creative burnout and how she learned to heal her relationship with rest. She explains the importance of rest in order to show up and “do the work”. Emily also offers tips on how you can commit to getting the types of rest that fuel you toward greater fulfillment in life and business. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on...

Duration:00:42:48

#288 - Becoming a Top Food Blogger and Author with Joy the Baker

2/8/2022
What does it look like to run a profitable blog? In this episode, Emily of Being Boss chats with Joy the Baker, a successful food blogger, author, and teacher. Joy shares her process of becoming a self-taught baker, monetizing her blog, and publishing several cookbooks. They discuss how to make a business out of doing what you love, and ways for online businesses to stand out in the real world. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website,...

Duration:00:56:52

#287 - Intentions for Small Business Success at Every Level with Kali Edwards

2/1/2022
One of the best things about running a business is that you get to choose what success means for you. In this episode, Emily Thompson of Being Boss talks with web designer Kali Edwards about the benefits of intentionally keeping business small. Kali shares her experience in building a small business, staying true to herself in what she offers, and overcoming the comparison trap to “make it big”. Together they explore how redefining intentions for business can create a holistic work/life...

Duration:00:55:49

#286 - Podcast Trends for 2022 with JJ Ramberg

1/25/2022
What can podcasters and listeners do to make their podcast experience better? In this episode, Emily of Being Boss chats with JJ Ramberg, co-founder of Goodpods: an award-winning podcast sharing app. They discuss the predicted trends for podcasting in 2022, how to find better episodes in a saturated industry, and how creators can monetize their podcasts. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen...

Duration:00:43:16

#285 - Legal Requirements for Running an Online Business in 2022 with Autumn Witt Boyd

1/18/2022
How can you follow online business laws to save yourself legal trouble as a boss? In this episode, Emily of Being Boss chats with Autumn Witt Boyd, a business lawyer and legal contracts expert. They discuss all things small-online-business legal, and Autumn shares the specific things you need to protect yourself as a business owner in 2022. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more Being Boss shows on our website, on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to...

Duration:00:52:51

#284 - Social Media Trends for 2022: What You Need to Know with Andréa Jones

1/11/2022
Trying to level up your social media presence this year? In this episode, Emily of Being Boss chats with social media strategist Andréa Jones about the social media trends for 2022. They discuss what people are engaging with most, and how to stay on top of social media trends while still showing up authentically. They also explain what creative business owners can do to make the most of their social media marketing strategies. Get full shownotes for this episode here >> — Listen to more...

Duration:01:00:01