Episode 16 // Launching and Running a Debt-Free Business

April 21, 2015

In today’s episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about how they build successful businesses with little money and NO investors because as much as they believe in investing in your business and hiring talent to help your business, you shouldn’t have to spend cash you don’t have.

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"Get something up and going first. Get the experience. Start making some money and then invest."
- Emily Thompson

Discussed in this Episode

  • Different debt and credit mindsets and how it can affect your business and life
  • The first things we invested in/necessary tools when starting our businesses
  • Thinking of employees as an investment
  • What to invest in first if you're not a designer or developer
  • Trading services and winging it to find your start
  • Using caution when making an investment—knowing you're going to use it and that it will help your business grow
  • Things we invested in after a year in business
  • Investing in networking events, conferences, and courses/continuing education
  • Things we're investing in now
  • How we're doing with Being Boss: what we've invested in to get started!


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