Episode #180 // Being Boss as a Freelancer or Employee

"You can have that entrepreneurial bug without actually wanting to be a solo business owner."
- Caitlin Brehm

The Being Boss employees are taking over! Emily and Kathleen have mentioned that you can be boss without being THE boss, so the Being Boss employees are sharing how they are boss in freelance, contractor, and employee capacities.

“You can have that entrepreneurial bug without actually wanting to be a solo business owner.” -Caitlin Brehm

“Saving energy for yourself can be hard when you want to give your clients the absolute best of you.” -Sharon Luecke

“It’s important to realize that if you’re someone else’s employee, your boss can help you get future projects.” -Corey Winter

“It’s in the in-between where you really learn a lot of things and where you can grow.” -Sharon Luecke

“Bring ideas to the table. If you’re an employee, you don’t have to strictly stick to your task list.” -Corey Winter

“The bossness comes in going beyond your job description.” -Caitlin Brehm

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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Who are the Being Boss employees?
  • Finding fulfillment as a business owner vs. find fulfillment in working for someone else
  • Pros and cons of working in a contract or freelance capacity
  • Pursuing ongoing projects vs. doing one-off work
  • How to find new clients and build working relationships to match the capacity in which you want to work
  • Pitching yourself to get more freelance opportunities
  • How to be a boss within a team or as an employee

RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE

MORE FROM Corey Winter

MORE FROM Caitlin Brehm

MORE FROM Sharon Luecke

MORE FROM KATHLEEN

Braid Creative

MORE FROM EMILY

Indie Shopography
Almanac Supply Co.
Rock Your Web Design Business

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