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Being Boss® is an exploration of what it takes to be boss as a creative business owner, entrepreneur, freelancer, or side-hustler. Join host Emily Thompson as she explores the mindsets, habits, and tactics of harnessing your creative ambitions and embracing the adventure of starting and growing your own business so that you can make money doing work you love. Brought to you by HubSpot Podcast Network.

Being Boss: Mindset, Habits, Tactics, and Lifestyle for Creative Entrepreneurs Being Boss

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    • 4.6 • 87 Ratings

Being Boss® is an exploration of what it takes to be boss as a creative business owner, entrepreneur, freelancer, or side-hustler. Join host Emily Thompson as she explores the mindsets, habits, and tactics of harnessing your creative ambitions and embracing the adventure of starting and growing your own business so that you can make money doing work you love. Brought to you by HubSpot Podcast Network.

    #302 - Intentional Content Creation with Kathleen Shannon

    #302 - Intentional Content Creation with Kathleen Shannon

    Content creation has become an important part of how we promote our businesses online. But how do you approach your content strategy responsibly and with intention? In this episode, Emily and Kathleen discuss the current state of content marketing, the pros and cons of creating content, and the evolution of content creation since they started their journeys.

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    #301 - Redefining Good Enough with Carrie Severson

    #301 - Redefining Good Enough with Carrie Severson

    What does it mean to be good enough? Many entrepreneurs look to others for the answer. Trying to find validation and examples of what success should look like from the outside. In this episode, author Carrie Severson joins Emily to discuss how she learned to stop questioning her enoughness. And instead asked what her life could be if she accepted herself. Carrie shares what it means to feel enough, how to define success for yourself, and practical steps to recover from burnout. 

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    • 58 min
    #300 - What It Means To Do The Work

    #300 - What It Means To Do The Work

    What does it mean to do the work? After 7 years and 300 episodes, Emily reboots the very first Being Boss podcast episode. She explores why doing the work is what separates the hobbyists from the professionals, why it is critical to also have a devotion to the craft of business, and why having self-awareness is necessary for getting what you want. This concept continues to be a cornerstone of our conversations in our community and other entrepreneurs. Because when you show up to do the work, you are being boss.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    #299 - Releasing the Sense of Urgency in Business with Erica Courdae

    #299 - Releasing the Sense of Urgency in Business with Erica Courdae

     A sense of urgency can be good in some situations, but operating a business in constant hustle mode isn’t healthy. In this episode, Emily of Being Boss talks with Erica Courdae about releasing the belief that everything is urgent. They share insightful tips on handling conflict, why it’s okay to be wrong sometimes, and how to respond instead of react as a brand or business owner. 

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    #298 - Money Magic and Financial Wellness with Jessie-Susannah Karnatz

    #298 - Money Magic and Financial Wellness with Jessie-Susannah Karnatz

    How does your relationship with money affect your life, business, family, community, and even the world? You might be surprised to learn that financial wellness is one of the most meaningful and impactful practices you can cultivate. In this episode, Emily interviews Jessie-Susannah Karnatz, the Money Witch, about money magic and rituals for financial well-being. They discuss money for creatives, healers, and spiritual workers, and share how finances and community impact are directly linked.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    #297 - How to Empower Yourself at Work & Have a Side Hustle with Alanah Joseph

    #297 - How to Empower Yourself at Work & Have a Side Hustle with Alanah Joseph

    Having a day job can be a huge bonus when pursuing your creative boss goals. Many entrepreneurs keep their day jobs, which is both valid and sustainable in business. In this episode, Emily chats with Alanah Joseph, Head of Creator Partnerships at Hubspot and creator of the Ambitious Black Woman channel. They discuss tips for pursuing a passion project, finding fulfillment in a creative side hustle, and what to look for in a remote job. 

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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
87 Ratings

87 Ratings

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An ESSENTIAL podcast for creative entrepreneurs!

I absolutely LOVE this podcast! Emily's in-depth teaching and advice, combined with the incredible featured guests, makes this podcast an essential listen for creative entrepreneurs who are building their dream businesses. Thank you Emily!

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