254 episodes

Dive into entrepreneurship with Monica Allen, an entrepreneur with over 20 years of business ownership. This podcast is for you if you desire to start your own business & defy the odds of failure or you are less than 5 years into your business & desire to grow your revenue and profit. Learn from diverse entrepreneurs and experts about marketing, team dynamics, finances, social media, and more. Entrepreneurship might feel isolating at times, but with this podcast by your side, you'll never walk alone. Elevate your business game and master your entrepreneurial life and truly become a BOSS. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/becomeyourownboss/support

Become Your Own Boss: Tips for Starting and Growing Your Own Small Business Monica Allen

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 61 Ratings

Dive into entrepreneurship with Monica Allen, an entrepreneur with over 20 years of business ownership. This podcast is for you if you desire to start your own business & defy the odds of failure or you are less than 5 years into your business & desire to grow your revenue and profit. Learn from diverse entrepreneurs and experts about marketing, team dynamics, finances, social media, and more. Entrepreneurship might feel isolating at times, but with this podcast by your side, you'll never walk alone. Elevate your business game and master your entrepreneurial life and truly become a BOSS. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/becomeyourownboss/support

    207 - Sailing into Business Success: What a Disney Cruise Can Teach Us

    207 - Sailing into Business Success: What a Disney Cruise Can Teach Us

    Join Monica as she share her latest adventure aboard a Disney Cruise and uncover the invaluable business lessons discovered along the way. From creating a joyful workplace and the power of subtle branding to the importance of logoed apparel and customer appreciation, this episode is packed with insights that can transform your business. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, you'll find practical tips and inspiration to bring a touch of Disney magic to your own ventures. Don't miss these takeaways from one of the happiest places on earth!



    Episode Quote: Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends. ~Walt Disney



    Helpful Entrepreneurial Resources from Become Your Own Boss:
    ⁠Get Monica's FREE ebook⁠⁠ 1⁠⁠1 Essential Secrets to Small Business Success⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
    Join the⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Become Your Own Boss Community⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
    Get your⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠Become Your Own Boss Planner⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    Ways to reach Monica:

    Instagram: @becomeyourownbosspodcast
    Email: monica@monicaallen.com




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    • 10 min
    206 - THROWBACK: Fast Pass to Success: Ways to Maximize Every Moment

    206 - THROWBACK: Fast Pass to Success: Ways to Maximize Every Moment

    In this throwback episode, we explore how to reclaim your time, grow your business, and leave a lasting legacy. Join Monica as she shares personal stories and practical strategies to help you Fast Pass your life. Discover the DOTS methodology—Delegate, Outsource, Technology & Tools, Simplify—that she uses to maximize her time and achieve her goals. From leveraging household help to implementing time-saving tools like Instacart and Trainual, you'll learn actionable tips to streamline your life and business. Plus, get inspired by her family’s amusement park adventures and the legacy she aims to create.



    Don’t forget to check out our Live Life by Your Design Workshop happening on July 8th. Register here and take control of your time to live a life designed by you!



    Episode Quote: The Bad News is time flies. The good news is You’re the Pilot. ~ Michael Altshuler



    Helpful Entrepreneurial Resources from Become Your Own Boss:
    ⁠Get Monica's FREE ebook⁠ 1⁠⁠1 Essential Secrets to Small Business Success⁠⁠⁠⁠
    Join the⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠Become Your Own Boss Community⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
    Get your⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Become Your Own Boss Planner⁠⁠⁠⁠

    Ways to reach Monica:

    Instagram: @becomeyourownbosspodcast
    Email: monica@monicaallen.com




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    • 23 min
    205 - Halfway There...Reflecting and Realigning for Success

    205 - Halfway There...Reflecting and Realigning for Success

    As we approach the halfway mark of 2024, it's the perfect time to reassess the goals we set at the beginning of the year. In this episode, Monica reflects on the importance of reviewing our progress and the powerful role that systems and habits play in achieving our dreams. She shares insights from James Clear's Masterclass and discusses her personal method of keeping goals front and center. Tune in for a motivating discussion that will inspire you to take a fresh look at your goals and set a clear path for the rest of the year.

    Episode Quote:

    If successful and unsuccessful people share the same goals, then the goal cannot be what differentiates the winners from the losers. ~James Clear (Atomic Habits)



    Register Now for the Live Life By Your Design Workshop:


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    • 15 min
    204 - The Life Blood of Your Business

    204 - The Life Blood of Your Business

    On this episode Monica revisits her interview with Jennifer Grayer from the very early days of the podcast where they discuss the 2 key components of every business: customers and employees. Without either of them, your business cannot exist.

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    • 15 min
    203 - Embracing Tenacity: Lessons from the Past, Drive for the Future

    203 - Embracing Tenacity: Lessons from the Past, Drive for the Future

    In this episode, Monica reflects on the journey of the past four years by sharing an early episode from exactly four years ago. She discusses the importance of balancing work and vacation and highlights the challenge of planning content in advance to stay consistent.

    Listeners will revisit an episode from the podcast's early days, gaining timeless insights and inspiration encourages listeners to persist through challenges and pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.

    Episode Quote: The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is mere tenacity. ~Amelia Earhart



    Helpful Entrepreneurial Resources from Become Your Own Boss:
    ⁠Get Monica's FREE ebook 1⁠⁠1 Essential Secrets to Small Business Success⁠⁠⁠
    Join the⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Become Your Own Boss Community⁠⁠⁠⁠
    Get your⁠ ⁠⁠Become Your Own Boss Planner⁠⁠⁠

    Ways to reach Monica:

    Instagram: @becomeyourownbosspodcast
    Email: monica@monicaallen.com


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    • 9 min
    202 - The Power of Curiosity

    202 - The Power of Curiosity

    In this episode of "Become Your Own Boss," Monica explores the transformative power of curiosity. Discover how asking the right questions can deepen your connections, enhance your problem-solving skills, and make you more likable. Plus, we'll discuss a memorable lesson from the musical Hamilton and share practical tips on how to cultivate curiosity in your daily life. Tune in to learn how curiosity can elevate your personal and professional relationships.

    Episode Quote: I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. ~Albert Einstein

    Helpful Entrepreneurial Resources from Become Your Own Boss:
    ⁠Get Monica's FREE ebook⁠ 1⁠⁠1 Essential Secrets to Small Business Success⁠⁠⁠⁠
    Join the⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠Become Your Own Boss Community⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
    Get your⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Become Your Own Boss Planner⁠⁠⁠

    Ways to reach Monica:

    Instagram: @becomeyourownbosspodcast
    Email: monica@monicaallen.com




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    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

tsemanskee ,

Value Bomb!

This podcast has a ton of actionable strategies and tactics for building a business. It was my pleasure to offer a few unique Instagram metrics insights to help business owners get results from their social media efforts. Honored to be among the brilliant minds here!💖

Hates allot ,

So good!

I love your podcast! You and your guest share practical tips and experience with your listeners. The episode lengths are a perfect way for me to effortlessly get nuggets of information and inspiration!

Play_DR22 ,

Thank you Monica!

I have appreciated your practical explanation of business development for business beginners. I also appreciate that you role real-life, family life, into the mix as that impacts decisions so much. Thank you for this podcast! Dinalynn Rosenbush | The Language Of Play

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