28 episodes

a Boss with no friends

A BOSS with no friends Abigail Santiago

    • Business
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a Boss with no friends

    EP 28: The Best of A Boss with No Friends

    EP 28: The Best of A Boss with No Friends

    Take a trip down memory lane as we look at some of the best moments from the A Boss with No Friends podcast!
    In this episode, you will be revisiting some of the best advice and biggest revelations about friendships as a female entrepreneur from your host, Abigail Santiago. You will also be re-examining some of the best female friendships you can have in your life and the types of female friendships you should avoid at all costs. 
    So tune in now and have a listen to some of the Best snippets from A Boss with No Friends! 
     
    KEY POINTS:
    EP 16: The 5 Kinds of Women We Need As Friends EP 17: 5 Signs Your Friend May Be Jealous with You EP 9: Dealbreakers in Friendship EP 2: 10 Ways to Spot a Fake Friend EP 22: How to Show Up as Your Authentic Self with Ludmila Woodruff  
    QUOTABLES:
    “There's certain times you allow these boundaries to get crossed time and time and time again when all you have to do is go to another room. All you had to do was walk away. All you had to do was say goodbye. And those are things that we need to learn how to do.”
    “If they're talking about someone else to you, it is only a matter of time before they are talking about you.”
     
    PRODUCTS / RESOURCES:
    Have any burning questions? Send them over to ABWNF@mckenleyrae.com
    Abigail on Instagram @abigailsantiago - instagram.com/abigailsantiago
    Shop the Mckenley Rae Boutique: mckenley-rae.com





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    • 15 min
    EP 27: Building Female Friendships in a Male-Dominated Industry with Kristina Aguilera

    EP 27: Building Female Friendships in a Male-Dominated Industry with Kristina Aguilera

    Whether it’s your race or gender, being the minority in any industry can be an isolating and difficult experience, and real estate investor Kristina Aguilera was no stranger to that feeling.
    But instead of falling victim to that circumstance, Kristina built a community of strong women within this male-dominated industry that has helped her and her fellow female entrepreneurs elevate and grow over the years. 
    Tune in as Kristina shares what it’s been like to work and build female friendships in a male-dominated industry. Abigail and Kristina also chat about boundaries, staying authentic, the power of vulnerability in female friendships, and so much more in this episode! 
     
    KEY POINTS:
    Being a woman in a male-dominated industry.  How to stay authentic in your female friendships.  The importance of shared values and goals. How to uplift and uphold your friendship circle.  The power of vulnerability in female friendships.  Balancing your feminine and masculine as a female entrepreneur.  How to take ownership over your needs.  The importance of setting and sticking to your boundaries.   
    QUOTABLES:
    “If you don't know who you are inside and what you need, how can you expect your friends to know how to show up for you?”
    “When you find that one person and it comes with friends and relationships, when people accept you as you are, you can't do anything but grow.”
     
    PRODUCTS / RESOURCES:
    Kristina Aguilera
    IG | @kristinaaguilera_ - instagram.com/kristinaaguilera_/
     
    Elevate your purpose, your mission, and yourself at the Innovative Income Summit:  innovativeincomesummit.com 
     
    Have any burning questions? Send them over to ABWNF@mckenleyrae.com
    Abigail on Instagram @abigailsantiago - instagram.com/abigailsantiago
    Shop the Mckenley Rae Boutique: mckenley-rae.com





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    • 47 min
    EP 26: Taking a Friendship Break

    EP 26: Taking a Friendship Break

    In this episode, Abigail answers another commonly asked question about female friendships: Is it possible to take a break from your friends without “breaking up”? 
    Spoiler Alert - the answer is yes! But how exactly do you communicate that to your friends? How do you know it’s time to take a break? How does stepping away from your friendships make them stronger? Tune in as Abigail dives deep into those questions, and learn how to rekindle your friendships with the people you love today! 
     
    KEY POINTS:
    Why do we need to take breaks from our friends?  How taking a break can strengthen your friendships.  Signs you need to take a friendship break.  Friendship red flags to look out for.  How to communicate the break with your friends.   
    QUOTABLES:
     “None of us are perfect, so no friendship will ever be perfect.”
     
    PRODUCTS / RESOURCES:
    Have any burning questions? Send them over to ABWNF@mckenleyrae.com
    Abigail on Instagram @abigailsantiago - instagram.com/abigailsantiago
    Shop the Mckenley Rae Boutique: mckenley-rae.com





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    • 22 min
    EP 25: The Lonely Road to Successful Entrepreneurship with Michelle Akers of Live in Fashion

    EP 25: The Lonely Road to Successful Entrepreneurship with Michelle Akers of Live in Fashion

    The road to successful entrepreneurship can be an extremely fulfilling one, but can also leave you feeling a little lonely at times…
    In this episode, we are joined by Michelle Akers, founder of the Live in Fashion boutique, to share her journey as a solo female entrepreneur with us today. Abigail and Michelle chat about dealing with loneliness as a female entrepreneur, the importance of saying no, how to nurture genuine friendships, and so much more!
    Tune in and learn how to elevate yourself and your circle of friends with Abigail and Michelle today. 
     
    KEY POINTS / MAIN TAKEAWAYS:
    Making friends as a businesswoman.  The loneliness of entrepreneurship.  Getting clear on your Why as a business owner. How to pull yourself out of your loneliness.  The key to nurturing genuine friendships.  The importance of learning how to say no.  Live in Fashion’s signature piece.   
    QUOTABLES:
     “The world is gonna come for you. And you have to be ready.”
    “To be a better woman, to be a better business owner, to be a better friend to you, I have to maybe say no to you from time to time.”
     
    PRODUCTS / RESOURCES:
    Live in Fashion by Michelle Akers
    Website: liveinfashion.com
    Instagram @liveinfashion - instagram.com/liveinfashion
    Facebook: facebook.com/liveinfashioncom
    Twitter: twitter.com/liveinfashion
     
    Michelle Akers
    Instagram @_michelleakers_ - instagram.com/_michelleakers_
     
    Have any burning questions? Send them over to ABWNF@mckenleyrae.com
    Abigail on Instagram @abigailsantiago - instagram.com/abigailsantiago
    Shop the Mckenley Rae Boutique: mckenley-rae.com





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    • 30 min
    EP 24: How to Stand Up to Your Narcissistic Friend

    EP 24: How to Stand Up to Your Narcissistic Friend

    Often manipulative, self-absorbed, and attention-seeking, narcissistic friends can potentially have negative effects on your mental well-being if you don’t know how to deal with them properly. That is why in this episode, you will find out how to spot the traits of a narcissistic friend and ways to deal with them with your host, Abigail Santiago. You will also learn how to set boundaries with your narcissistic friend, and when it’s time to simply walk away and move on from that narcissistic friendship. Don’t let your narcissist friend take control over you and your friendship circles - tune in and learn how to speak up for yourself and stand your ground. 
     
    KEY POINTS / MAIN TAKEAWAYS:
    How to spot a narcissist. Understanding the root of narcissism.  Toxic patterns of a narcissistic friend.  Ways to deal with a narcissist.  Dealing with pushback and manipulation from a narcissist. How to move on from a narcissistic friendship.   
    QUOTABLES:
     “Remember, as you feel worse and worse, a narcissist feels better.”
    “If you catch them lying, if you catch them manipulating, or blatantly disrespecting other people, there is no reason to think that they will not do the same thing to you.”
    “We don't have to belittle ourselves to salvage someone else's ego.”
     
    PRODUCTS / RESOURCES:
    Have any burning questions? Send them over to ABWNF@mckenleyrae.com
    Follow Abigail on Instagram @abigailsantiago - https://www.instagram.com/abigailsantiago/
    Shop the Mckenley Rae Boutique here: https://mckenley-rae.com/





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    • 37 min
    EP 23: Submission Day! Signs My Friend Likes My Husband and How to Deal With It

    EP 23: Submission Day! Signs My Friend Likes My Husband and How to Deal With It

    Ever had that sneaking suspicion over that one friend who was a little too friendly with your partner? Or is your gut telling you that one of your friends could be a secret admirer of your significant other? If your answer is yes, you’re not the only one. 
    In this episode, Abigail receives an anonymous letter from someone having that exact same problem and shares her thoughts and advice with us. From asking too many questions to liking one too many pictures, Abigail will identify the signs that your friend has feelings for your partner and give some advice on how to deal with it. 
    Do you also have a question you would like to ask Abigail? Send them over to ABWNF@mckenleyrae.com
     
    KEY POINTS / MAIN TAKEAWAYS:
    Signs your friend has feelings for your partner.  The importance of trusting your gut.  How to deal with those signs.  Is it time to shed your shady friend?   
    QUOTABLES:
    “As women, our intuition is everything. Ladies, we were born with that for a reason. It's how we suss out the snakes. It's what we do. It's how we figure out if our kids are sick. But it's also how we figure out in the long run if our friend has the hots for our man.”
     
    PRODUCTS / RESOURCES:
    Have any burning questions? Send them over to ABWNF@mckenleyrae.com
    Follow Abigail on Instagram @abigailsantiago - https://www.instagram.com/abigailsantiago/
    Shop the Mckenley Rae Boutique here: https://mckenley-rae.com/





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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Stacy Christine ,

Every woman on earth needs to listen to this episode.

This podcast was outstanding! Ludmila and Abigail hit so many points that all women need to hear. Thank you for this.

mayanna mm ,

On point!

I am SO glad I listened...this podcast is great. Priceless relationship advice... thanks for your passion and for sharing your path to healthy friendships. Looking forward to more episodes!

Precious Rutlin ,

Girl I Need this Podcast In My Life!

I am grateful to have connected to this podcast. I am glad you are addressing the "elephant in the room." As women we have issues navigating friendships especially when we have grown and its time to change our "inner" circle.

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