Episode 320

3 Must-Have Lists to Create the Life You Want

September 20, 2022

Small business owners and entrepreneurs are most often masters of the to-do list. But it is easy to get caught up in the daily grind when your focus is so narrow. In this episode, Emily shares 3 lists you can use for seeing past your daily to-do list and open yourself up to the future. The practice of keeping each of these lists will help you pinpoint what you want to say no to, claim more of the things you want, and name the big accomplishments you want to experience.

Episode Transcript
"Your values are very much so the core of who you are, they are what you hold most true and most important to yourself."
- Emily

Discussed in this Episode

  • Why understanding your values are a core piece of Being Boss
  • Practicing boundaries by creating a list of things that you will not do
  • How a Things I Will Not Do list will help you say no more easily
  • Pinpointing things you want & claiming them for yourself with a Want List
  • How the practice of keeping a Want List can help fight burnout
  • Keeping a Bucket List to capture the big things want to experience or accomplish in your life
  • Using the Inner Mentor practice as a way to start or grow your Bucket List
  • Examples of things you might want to include on each of your lists

Resources Mentioned

Hosts + Guests

Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Almanac Supply Co