Our relationship with money, both at an energetic and practical level, is huge in business. Here you can find what you need to define money for yourself, set yourself up for financial success, consistently pay yourself, and find ways to use money to give back and make our world a better place.
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Finance expert Danetha Doe joins Emily in this episode to talk about addressing your money stories, combating scarcity mindset, tips for building a solid financial foundation, how the shifting economy is changing our relationships with money, and so much more.
We know that money is a favorite boss topic, but it’s also one of the biggest boss struggles, so we’ve invited one of America’s leading personal finance authorities, Farnoosh Torabi, on Being Boss to talk all about earning, saving, spending, and investing—like a boss.
Cait Flanders, author of The Year of Less, shares how spending less money opened up more space for intentional decision-making around being a better freelancer and creative entrepreneur and living a creative life of her own making.
What’s your money story? Danetha Doe is joining us on Being Boss to encourage us to dig into our money stories so we can develop a better relationship with money—on both an energetic and practical level. We’re talking about how we define money for ourselves, getting energetically aligned so we can accept more abundance into […]
If you’re a business owner, you have to pay yourself. Mike Michalowicz, author of Profit First, joins us to talk about the importance of embracing profit and paying yourself from your business in order to grow a healthier and happier business.
Let’s get specific about money management. Today we’re getting really nitty gritty with how to manage your finances as a creative entrepreneur—from tracking profit to planning launches to saving for retirement.
Sarah Von Bargen, a blogger and writer who believes that yes is more fun than no is joining us today on Being Boss. She helps her readers and clients find more money and more happiness and make their more interesting and intentional. So we’re talking with her about making an intentional shift in your business […]
Today’s episode comes from our Freshbooks Live in Toronto Being Boss event. Recorded live from the headquarters of our favorite accounting and invoicing system, there couldn’t be a better place for us to talk about money. Money is the biggest stressor for creative entrepreneurs, so today we’re talking about what to do when you’re freaking […]
When we have a guest on our site to talk about how to become rich, we’re not talking about how to make a quick buck. Ramit Sethi is the author of the New York Times bestseller, I Will Teach You To Be Rich and writes for over 1 million monthly readers on his website where […]
This week we’re joined by Jesse Mecham, the founder of YouNeedABudget.com. We’re getting real about budgeting your money for both your business and your personal life, but also shifting your mindset so it’s not a scary thing. Jesse shares the emotional aspect of money, and creating awareness around your bank account.
Today we’re answering a few questions from our Being Boss listeners—from what it feels like to be a working mom and the breadwinner of your family, to having successful business partnerships and managing personality conflicts.
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.
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.
In the second episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen discuss the thing most creatives are afraid to think about, much less talk about – MONEY. Specifically, what to do when you’re freaking out about money.
10 Minutes to Being Boss
Your money mindset has a huge effect on your ability to show up in your business and reach your goals. In this episode, I’m taking you through one of a simple and quick money mindset exercise to have you bringing some awareness to your feelings around money and expanding your idea of what’s possible in […]
Making a Business
We’re busting out the numbers and calculations in this episode! We’ve been talking about mindset and boundaries and more of the thinking and planning aspects of a product business. Now we’re going to dig into the specifics of pricing—both for retail and wholesale, figuring out your profit margins, and balancing supply, inventory, and distribution.
We’ve got a listener wondering what they should do when their dream client can’t afford their services. So we’re offering tips on getting in the right mindset to approach your dream client with what you want to charge and how to price your services fairly.
When it comes to being boss, you have to be able to pay yourself, so we’re breaking down exactly how to do just that—from focusing on marketing your services so you can get more clients to literally writing yourself a check.
How do you price yourself and your work when you’re first starting out as a creative entrepreneur? We’re talking practical math equations to find the minimum amount you need to live, pricing with your gut, and having conversations about money with your friends or fellow trusted creatives.
Passive income is a great way for creative entrepreneurs to earn extra income “while you sleep.” In this minisode, we’re sharing our experiences with passive income and the truth about what’s involved in making money with passive income streams of revenue.
We want you to feel good about getting paid like a boss. But it’s hard to do that if you feel guilty or bad about talking about money and worth. So in this minisode, we’re talking about being okay with talking about money and not letting it be an excuse to shy away from something you […]
Not everyone feels the need to monetize their passion projects—but what if you do want to? We’re talking a little more specifically about how to monetize passion projects and what to consider when you are trying to monetize.
How do you handle raising your prices when you’re booking out far in advance? In this minisode, we’re sharing tips on setting a cutoff date for prices and booking in advance.
What do you do when you’re freaking out about money even if you’re making a good amount of money in your business? We’re sharing tips on how to really know your numbers and get your spending under control so you don’t feel like you’re living invoice to invoice.
Is tiered pricing the way to go if you feel like your full pricing is too high for some clients you want to work with? How can you create packaging for your offering that allows you to work with dreamy clients while still preserving the integrity of your business? We’re sharing our thoughts on how […]
How do you communicate price increases to existing clients so that you can level up your business? In today’s minisode, we’re sharing tips on how to raise your prices and manage existing clients’ expectations at the same time.
What if you don’t feel confident about charging for your services? We always believe that you need to be compensated in some way, and while our first piece of advice will always be to clearly communicate an actual monetary price, there are other ways to be compensated for your work. In this minisode—live from Freshbooks headquarters in […]
Which tools and services should you invest in for your creative business when you’re first starting out as a creative entrepreneur? Today’s Being Boss minisode comes from our live Being Boss event at Freshbooks headquarters in Toronto.
Today’s minisode is all about how to finance a launch and where to invest your money when you’re just getting started.
In today’s minisode, we are talking about our philosophies about discounts and sales, and how to work them into your selling strategy without undermining your regular pricing.
Today’s question comes from Kali at our live recording at Being Boss Miami about how to know you’re ready to make a boss investment or major purchase in your business. We’re coaching Kali through how to know whether or not the purchase of an office space will be worth it.
We’ve got Mike McDerment, the co-founder and CEO of Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, joining us to talk all about billing for creatives, the fears around talking about money and getting paid—like a boss.
Minisodes are back! Today we’re talking about getting a job—especially when you’re at a crossroads between needing more cash and wanting to start your own business. We’re answering one of our listener’s questions about settling for a job vs. doing what you really want to do.