being boss is believing that you’ve got this

At Being Boss, we’re on a mission to help creatives, business owners, and entrepreneurs take control of their work + live life on their own terms.

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Meet Emily Thompson

Emily Thompson is the co-founder and host of Being Boss, a resource, podcast, and community for creative entrepreneurs, and founder and CEO of Almanac Supply Co., a retail brand that makes and curates products that help people connect with nature.

For over a decade Emily has worked closely with creatives to help them make money doing work they love, with a focus on building online business models and growing creative businesses.

At Being Boss, Emily hosts the Being Boss podcast and 10 Minutes to Being Boss podcasts to help creatives take control of their work, and hosts the Making a Business podcast, a community-exclusive show that tracks the growth and development of Almanac Supply Co.

Looking for help with your creative business? Learn more about working with Emily.

the Podcast

Being Boss began as a podcast in 2015 by self-proclaimed “business besties” Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson, and was taken over by Emily in 2020. The top-ranked, award winning business podcast boasting over 9 million downloads serves a vast global audience of creative business owners through conversations about what it takes to launch, grow, and run a business, and through interviews with experts including Brené Brown, Marie Forleo, Melissa Urban of The Whole 30, Jasmine Star, Lisa Congdon, Ramit Sethi, and more.

The Being Boss podcast library has expanded beyond the original Being Boss show to include more original content for creative business owners.

Being Boss

256 episodes

Making a Business

27 episodes

Being Boss Minisodes

137 episodes

The Book

From the original hosts of the Being Boss podcast, Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson bring you Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own Terms, giving you hard-hitting business advice along with inspiring lessons on self-care and finding balance.

Published in April 2018 by Running Press.

The Community

Bosses are the coolest people on the planet, so obviously we take a personal interest in making sure that they know each other and have the resources they need to succeed as creative business owners.

From the official Being Boss Community to masterminds and events, we pride ourselves on building the spaces for and connections between our global audience of creatives, from designers and artists to coaches and accountants.

For sponsorship + media inquiries, email us at hello@beingboss.club