44 episodes

Blake and Jacob Morgan met at a conference ten years ago and it was love at first sight. One month later Blake packed a suitcase and moved to SF to be with Jacob. They've been inseparable ever since but it wasn't always easy. They have weathered many disappointments and wins together whether that was short-term jobs, layoffs, failed businesses, rejections and everything in-between. They've taken their critical lessons learned and turned them into a new co-hosted podcast teaching you to Be Your Own Boss, because that's exactly what they've each done in their own way. Jacob has had his own business for 13 years, and Blake for almost 5. They both laughingly deem themselves unemployable, and have figured out how to work for themselves. They want to give you the short-cuts so you don't have to struggle. Jacob has written five published books and Blake has published two books. They have presented at hundreds of conferences, built and sold online products, have their content viewed by millions each year, and even enjoy sitting side by side every single day as they navigate the sometimes unpredictable and rough waters of self-employment. They've learned how to manage entrepreneurship, marriage, parenthood and much more. This podcast brings you the insights and stories on how they did it - Blake and Jacob want to make life easier for you as you navigate your own road to self-employment and entrepreneurship, whether it's a distant dream or something you've already started on now.

The Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) Podcast Blake and Jacob Morgan

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.8 • 29 Ratings

Blake and Jacob Morgan met at a conference ten years ago and it was love at first sight. One month later Blake packed a suitcase and moved to SF to be with Jacob. They've been inseparable ever since but it wasn't always easy. They have weathered many disappointments and wins together whether that was short-term jobs, layoffs, failed businesses, rejections and everything in-between. They've taken their critical lessons learned and turned them into a new co-hosted podcast teaching you to Be Your Own Boss, because that's exactly what they've each done in their own way. Jacob has had his own business for 13 years, and Blake for almost 5. They both laughingly deem themselves unemployable, and have figured out how to work for themselves. They want to give you the short-cuts so you don't have to struggle. Jacob has written five published books and Blake has published two books. They have presented at hundreds of conferences, built and sold online products, have their content viewed by millions each year, and even enjoy sitting side by side every single day as they navigate the sometimes unpredictable and rough waters of self-employment. They've learned how to manage entrepreneurship, marriage, parenthood and much more. This podcast brings you the insights and stories on how they did it - Blake and Jacob want to make life easier for you as you navigate your own road to self-employment and entrepreneurship, whether it's a distant dream or something you've already started on now.

    How To Create A Content Calendar

    How To Create A Content Calendar

    Consistency is everything when you have your own business. As an entrepreneur, no matter what your product or service is, you want to put out great content in a thoughtful, meaningful way that allows your potential customers to find you. Great content also keeps you relevant and at the top of mind for your followers.

    • 41 min
    How To Set Goals for 2021

    How To Set Goals for 2021

    The beginning of the new year brings the opportunity for entrepreneurs to set new goals for their business and for their personal life. It’s hard to know where you want to go and to be able to keep track of how your business is doing if you don’t have a specific direction you’re going in and benchmarks in place to measure.

    Today we are sharing how we set our goals each year. By using these tips, we are confident you can set some pretty aggressive but achievable goals for 2021 and beyond.

    • 26 min
    Why Now is a Great Time To Be An Entrepreneur

    Why Now is a Great Time To Be An Entrepreneur

    There has never been a better time to be an entrepreneur. Even though we are living in uncertain times, these are also exciting times for innovation, exploration, and new businesses.

    If you have been considering a move into entrepreneurship, now may be the best time for you to jump in and today we are sharing the top 10 reasons why.

    • 19 min
    Hey Couples! Here’s How to Fight Fair

    Hey Couples! Here’s How to Fight Fair

    Disagreements and arguments are a part of life. It happens between spouses, friends, coworkers, and family. It’s something you can’t avoid, but there is a way to fight fairly and in a way that is healthy. When you learn to fight the right way both sides can come to a solution that they both feel good with while avoiding hurt feelings and anger.

    • 31 min
    7 Tips For Becoming a Better Public Speaker

    7 Tips For Becoming a Better Public Speaker

    Even in normal times most of us have had to speak up during a meeting or maybe you’ve been asked to speak at a conference. Any time you talk to a group of people whether it is 10 people or 1,000 people it is important to be able to present yourself and your company well.

    As professional speakers, we have a lot of experience speaking to large groups of people around the world and today we are sharing 7 tips for becoming a better public speaker.

    • 40 min
    How To Start Building Your Team

    How To Start Building Your Team

    As your business grows you are going to have to start building a team to help you. Having a team is crucial so that you don’t spread yourself too thin, because that is when work quality can suffer. It also isn’t good on your health and wellbeing to try to do everything on your own.

    But how do you know when you need help, what tasks you should get help with, and where to go to find people? We are answering all of these questions and more in today’s episode.

    • 28 min

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29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Nikki.Chowdhury0009 ,

Blake and Jacob share honest tips and advice

This husband and wife duo are very open and honest in this podcast about entrepreneurship. They hold nothing back while sharing their experiences. They both went from full time corporate jobs to running their own successful businesses and they have learned a lot along the way, so they have a lot of great tips and advice to share.

Marjaana Manninen ,

Entrepreneurs at any level should listen

Whether you have been an entrepreneur for several years or you have just started thinking of going off on your own, this podcast has great tips and advice for running your own business and everything that goes along with that.

LNSentrpreneur ,

Playful Informative Real

Loving this content Blake and Jacob so organically deliver! As a human, entrepreneur, partner, friend and all of my other hats I find this podcast very helpful to my professional and personal piggy bank.

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