:10 Minutes to Being Boss

Bite-Sized Business Advice for Entrepreneurs

A bite-sized show for creative entrepreneurs where we take listener questions and give out actionable insights, tools, and tactics in around 10 minutes. Join Emily Thompson and her plucky sidekick Corey Winter every Monday as you start your work week.


Making decisions in your business can be hard and overwhelming, and not only does it affect the trajectory of your career and your life, but, as a business owner, your decisions have an impact on the lives and careers of your team, your vendors, and even your clients and customers. But all that aside, you […]

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When you start your own business, you’re putting yourself in the position to have a million different opportunities at your doorstep. It’s overwhelming, which is why you need to have a system in for prioritizing projects and opportunities so that you’re taking the right steps in our business. In this episode, Emily shares a simple […]

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Fraudy feelings are the worst, especially if you are a human being who goes out in the world and tries to do great things. But as a boss, it is your job to overcome them, to stop them in their tracks. In this episode, Emily dives deep into imposter syndrome (aka imposter complex) and how […]

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As creative business owners, we all want to be influencers. Maybe not the influencers of Instagram fame, but we do want to influence our customers and our audiences – it’s why we show up in our brands and on social media. But how do you gain the power of influence and how do you wield […]

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6 productivity tips to help you find focus in your work and hone your craft as a creative, business owner, or entrepreneur.

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Your money mindset has a huge effect on your ability to show up in your business and reach your goals. In this episode, I’m taking you through one of a simple and quick money mindset exercise to have you bringing some awareness to your feelings around money and expanding your idea of what’s possible in […]

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As a professional podcaster (like, I get paid to podcast) who started a podcast before they were as plentiful as Instagram accounts, I know a thing or two about showing up and creating content in this medium. In this video, I’m sharing my top 6 lessons (plus a few sub-lessons), I’ve learned from 6 years […]

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Setting goals are an important part of growth, but not everyone sets goals the same way. No matter *how* you set goals, in this video I’m sharing 4 goal-setting business questions to assist you in clarifying 4 goals that every business owner should set for themselves and their business. Then, how you tackle them is […]

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Navigating 2021 presents its own set of challenges as we pick back up our lives and work, with the baggage that 2020 has left us in tow. In this episode, I’m sharing why the transition into this new year isn’t like any old New Year’s flip, and sharing my top 4 habits for bringing yourself […]

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Question: “I struggle with making long-term goals, but I desperately want to move my business forward with intention. How do I create goals for myself that move the needle while still working in the way that I work best?”

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Question: “How do you manage pricing for friends, especially those you want to help but know can’t pay full price?”

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Question: “We all hear that creativity fuels you, but I find that my creative work drains me. Am I doing it wrong?”

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Question: “How do you disconnect from the day-to-day operations to do big-picture planning in your business?”

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Question: “How do I build a higher converting website?”

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Question: “As I’ve grown my following by sharing content that positions myself as an expert, I have a lot of people asking for my time, input, and suggestions. How do I politely decline the conversation while not alienating someone who’s a fan? I find that I’m dedicating about 30 minutes or more per day helping […]

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