Episode #200 // Surprising Business Lessons – LIVE from New Orleans

"The goal is to prefer your life to your work."
- Emily Thompson

We’re celebrating 200 episodes of the Being Boss podcast live from our Being Boss NOLA vacation! Today we’re digging into the business lessons we’ve learned over 200 episodes and we’re hearing from some of the bosses at our vacation as well. There’s so much good stuff in here about mindset, boundaries, habits & routines, community, and living your life.

“Company culture is an important part of your business as well.” -Kathleen Shannon

“Project management is a skill that I think everyone should have if you want to run a business.” -Emily Thompson

“Getting narrow is important—especially for creatives who need to figure out what they’re doing next.” -Emily Thompson

“Whenever you’re highly systemized and create too many processes, it kills the magic.” -Emily Thompson

“The goal is to prefer your life to your work.” -Emily Thompson

TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • The mindsets we've cultivated over 200 episodes at Being Boss
  • What exactly makes an entrepreneur?
  • Practicing your values
  • Habits & routines we've cultivated
  • The importance of project management as a business owner
  • Lessons on setting boundaries for your business
  • Nurturing and creating community as a creative entrepreneur
  • What we've learned about doing the work
  • Getting narrow vs. staying broad
  • Lessons in building a boss life

RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE

MORE FROM KATHLEEN

Braid Creative

MORE FROM EMILY

Indie Shopography
Almanac Supply Co.
Rock Your Web Design Business

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What has been the biggest lesson you've learned in your own business? Or what is the biggest lesson you've learned from Being Boss?

One thought on “Episode #200 // Surprising Business Lessons – LIVE from New Orleans

  1. As I mention in this episode I was surprised to learn that unlike a lot of entrepreneurs I’m risk-averse! I like to get paid for my gig rather than investing resources into something that I’m not confident will be a sure thing!

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