Episode 43

Live from NOLA

October 27, 2015

Today we have a very special episode because we recorded LIVE in New Orleans with 75 other bosses and we’re going to be answering their questions quick fire style—about the future of Being Boss, getting a little woo woo in your business, hiring and keeping your team happy, and handling naysayers and negativity. We’ve even got Kathleen’s sister and business partner sharing that story about the one time Kathleen tried out for America’s Next Top model…

Episode Transcript
"I've learned to ask myself: 'If this fails, is it worth trying?'"
- Kathleen Shannon

Discussed in this Episode

  • What happened during the Being Boss New Orleans trip
  • Revenue and hiring additional team members
  • The future of Being Boss
  • Talking specific about pricing and income goals
  • Raising your contract rates significantly
  • Woo woo with clients and woo woo in your relationships
  • Having a business partner - dynamics of a relationship, roles, and hard conversations
  • Inspiring and keeping your team happy
  • How to set your personal self from your brand when you are your brand (boundaries)
  • How to find time for your own creative projects/creative release
  • Business titles and explaining what you do
  • Finding a coach that works for you
  • How to talk about being a business owner to your non-entrepreneur friends
  • Handling naysayers and negativity
  • That one time Kathleen tried out for America's Next Top Model...

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Resources Mentioned

Hosts + Guests

Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Almanac Supply Co

Kathleen Shannon
Kathleen Shannon


Braid Creative