Leadership expert Sally Netherwood joins the show today to talk about how business owners can give and receive new levels of support by focusing on being leaders. Sally and Emily discuss how leadership fits into the Being Boss mantra, how leadership contrasts with management, and what it takes to be an effective leader.
Especially after writing our book, Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work + Live Life on Your Own Terms, we’ve gotten lots of questions about how we collaborate so strongly and maintain strong communication despite being in separate locations and also having separate businesses of our own. Today we’re sharing our tips and tactics for […]
Jenni Brown and Sophie Davies of Prim’d Marketing share the ins and outs of business partnerships when it comes to navigating your roles in a partnership and finding your sweet spot in roles, boundaries, and work/life balance.
In today’s episode of Being Boss, Emily and Kathleen talk about communication – whether it’s in-person, over Skype, via email, on the telephone or even text. We cover managing your inbox and writing effective emails to talking about phone phobias and the best way to handle miscommunications.
In this episode, the What’s Working / Kinda / Not worksheet was mentioned. Download your copy here!
It’s not something any of us enjoys doing, but if you’re a business owner who’s growing a team, at some point you’re probably going to have to fire someone. We’re sharing our tips on how to fire an employee gently, how to know when it’s time to let someone go, and the logistics of getting […]
We think that all business owners should work with a coach at some point. So we’re talking all about how to hire a coach, what questions to ask, how much you can expect to pay, and how it works.
Where do you start when it comes to growing your team and hiring your first employees as a solopreneur? We’re sharing our tips on how to level-up when it comes to surrounding yourself with the right people who can help you grow your business and be boss along the way.
Today’s minisode is all about encouraging team member initiative and creating a friendly, collaborative environment with your employees and team members.
Today’s minisode is all about how to ask for help in running your business. We talk about the different ways we have asked for help in our own businesses and the kind of impacts that work has done—for both our businesses and our relationships.
Today’s minisode is all about how to hire a Virtual Assistant (VA). We’re sharing our own experience with hiring and working with VAs, and how and when to consider it for your own business.
This minisode is all about hiring—When is the right time to hire someone and what is the right capacity to hire someone? We giving our tips for first hires and our perspective on the question of “If I hire someone, does it make my work less me?”