Episode 11

Get Paid Like a Boss

March 17, 2015

In today’s episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen talk about getting paid – from the nitty gritty logistics of collecting money to getting in the right mindset to get paid like a boss without feeling guilty about it.

Episode Transcript
"It's okay to love what you do and make good money doing it."
- Kathleen Shannon

Discussed in this Episode

  • Going from being “just a creative” to a business person
  • How to have money conversations with your clients
  • Learning how to sell your products and services with confidence
  • Hiring an accountant to help you set up business and getting your finances in order
  • The nitty gritty of collecting payments from clients, fee structures, paying yourself, and tracking your income and expenses
  • Setting up clear expectations and drafting contracts so there is no question when it comes to what you’re doing and how you’re getting paid
  • Getting clarity around what you’re selling
  • Explaining how a sales funnel works and how to create client trust
  • Practice talking about money so you can get comfortable with it

Resources Mentioned

Hosts + Guests

Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Almanac Supply Co

Kathleen Shannon
Kathleen Shannon


Braid Creative