How do you make sure that the business you start will be everything you want it to be? A business plan can help put you on the right path. Being Boss has partnered with Freshbooks to create a Business Plan Template; and in this episode, Emily walks you through every step of using that template […]
Emily has had her product-based business, Almanac Supply Co, for one year now! So today we’re checking in on what she’s learned in her first year of business, how fraudy feelings come up even when you’ve had other businesses, the bumps and failures along the way, and some of the habits and routines she’s cultivated […]
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, […]
When is the last time you refreshed your business contracts? In today’s episode, we’re talking with Christina Scalera about the importance of having a solid contract for your business and what specific things you might need to include in yours. Our business without a contract is like when kids have their toys scattered all over […]
As creative entrepreneurs with varied interests, it can be difficult to figure out what it is that you want to do in your business. Nathalie Lussier joins us to talk about her journey in moving from one business idea to another, getting feedback along the way, and ultimately building an online business that is fulfilling […]
So you’re thinking about building your own signature program, course, or product? Maya Gaddie joins us on the Being Boss Podcast to talk all about creating a signature program that you can be known for in your business. Learn about what it takes to make a signature program, how to go about making iterations and […]
Want months of clients booked in advance? Meet Halley Gray, of Evolve and Succeed, she teaches coaches, designers, and VAs how to launch their services in her signature program, Be Booked Out. She talks with us about unique, authentic, and genuine marketing strategies and is spilling all of her sales page secrets.
Tara Gentile is joining us on the podcast again to talk about business models and creating a legacy business. We’ve been working with Tara in her mastermind group to plan for huge growth in Being Boss, so we’re talking about some of the problems we’ve faced, what we need to do to reach the goals […]
We’re so excited to finally have a lawyer on the show! Autumn Witt Boyd is an attorney who offers legal solutions for creative entrepreneurs—including contracts, copyrights, trademarks, and entity formation.
Today we’re talking about what it means to be boss—if we had to record Episode #1 all over again, what would we say now? We’re diving into boss mindset, boss habits & routines, setting boundaries, cultivating your creative pack, and living the boss life.
Last week we launched our new website, beingboss.club – so today we want to talk all about how to create a launch and see it through (there is nothing worse then hearing crickets after a launch). So we’re walking through our launch experience, how we made decisions for the new Being Boss website, what we did […]
Today we’re jamming on client relationships for creative entrepreneurs – everything from firing a client from hell to keeping the dream clients well … dreamy. This episode is going to be great for any of you service-based creatives who rely on clients for a paycheck, and for any creative entrepreneurs who are struggling with defining […]
Today we’re chatting about the pros and cons of what it means to stay small in your business. Now at the beginning of the New Year we hear so many creatives talk about growing, and expanding, and increasing their social media presence and followers, but at the same time finding more intimacy and a close-knit […]
David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of Ruby on Rails, founder and CTO at Basecamp, and best selling author, is joining us today on the Being Boss podcast to talk about finding the “golden egg” in your business and improving your odds to build something successful—not through over-glorified risks, but through sharing your knowledge, switching strategies once […]
Online marketing genius, Brian Clark of Rainmaker Digital (formerly CopyBlogger Media) and host of the Unemployable podcast, joins us today to talk about online marketing and what it truly takes to grow a wildly successful business.
In this episode, the 4 Goal-Setting Business Questions worksheet was mentioned. Download your copy here!
Having an employee handbook isn’t just important if you have employees, it’s important if you are your own employee so that you can set boundaries and rules for the way that you want to work. In today’s minisode, we’re sharing how you can create your own employee handbook give yourself the structure you need in […]
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.
What do you do if you’re inspired to be an entrepreneur and you feel like you have the drive to be your own boss, but you don’t know what to do? We’re talking about how to find your calling and what to do with that motivation to be your own boss when you don’t quite […]
Can you build a business that is purely seasonal? In today’s minisode, we’re talking about what your year might look like if you’re running a seasonal business and some things to keep in mind if this is the route you choose to take as a creative entrepreneur.
Consider this a 10-minute crash course in getting started with your business. We’re sharing the first steps you need to know to get started in your new business, what business steps you need to take, and what questions you should be asking as a new business owner—especially if you’re unsure about what you don’t know.
How do you choose a business name? Today’s minisode is all about what to name your business—whether it’s your own name or a creative name—and how that impacts your business.
We’ve been getting a lot of questions lately on how to start a business and those first steps needed to set up shop, so we’re pulling a minisode from the archives all about getting started in your new business. We cover what business steps you need to take and what questions you should be asking as […]
What happens if you have a dream to be your own boss and you want that fulfilling, creative freedom that comes from setting your own working hours, but you’re not sure that you have what it takes to have the self-discipline and the hustle to go at is as your own boss? In today’s minisode, […]
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.
Today we’ve got a listener question about how to decide what to name your business. We’re talking about the merits of using your own name vs. having a different business name, how big of a deal your business name really is, and the value of just getting something out there and allowing yourself to change […]