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Being Boss® is an exploration of not only what it means, but what it takes to be boss as a creative business owner, 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.

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

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Being Boss® is an exploration of not only what it means, but what it takes to be boss as a creative business owner, 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.

    #252 - How to Grow Your Business Like a Boss with Autumn Witt Boyd

    #252 - How to Grow Your Business Like a Boss with Autumn Witt Boyd

    Our go-to boss lawyer, Autumn Witt Boyd, rejoins the podcast today to talk about growing your business. She goes into detail about all of the methods and tactics that she used herself to expand her own business over the past 6 years.

    • 56 min
    #251 - How to Cultivate Hobbies as a Creative Entrepreneur

    #251 - How to Cultivate Hobbies as a Creative Entrepreneur

    When you're a creative, there's often a whole heap of overlap between your work and what you do for fun. But making time for doing things that you enjoy that have NOTHING to do with work is important, even if it requires a bit more effort and intention. In today's episode, Emily shares with you the importance of strategizing your way into pursuing your hobbies and tips for helping you make it do.

    • 52 min
    #250 - Being a Multi-Passionate Creative Entrepreneur with D'ana Joi Spencer and Dana Kaye

    #250 - Being a Multi-Passionate Creative Entrepreneur with D'ana Joi Spencer and Dana Kaye

    Two multi-passionate creatives, D'ana Joi Spencer and Dana Kaye, join Emily in a conversation that navigates through the definition of being a multi-passionate creative entrepreneur, whether or not you should be focusing your endeavors, and the pros and cons of being our kind of boss.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    #249 - 7 Habits of a Successful CEO

    #249 - 7 Habits of a Successful CEO

    2020 did a number on our basic structures: our boundaries, habits, and routines that we've been creating over the years, which means that now is the perfect time to get back to the basics. To help you start making that move, this episode is all about successful habits of CEOs, the decision-maker for your business (which is likely YOU).

    • 53 min
    #248 - What Worked in 2020 with Tara McMullin

    #248 - What Worked in 2020 with Tara McMullin

    Surely 2020 wasn’t ALL bad, right? Podcast guest regular Tara McMullin joins Emily to talk about what worked in 2020, what the year taught us about business and what we can carry into 2021, backing away from goal setting, and experimenting with removing due dates.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    #247 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Check-In with Erica Courdae

    #247 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Check-In with Erica Courdae

    Erica Courdae joins Emily to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion in business in the six months following the murder of George Floyd. They also check-in on the DEI commitments made by businesses, the difference between being explicit and implicit with your values and intentions, and staying grounded in the face of adversity.

    • 1 hr 5 min

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