111 episodes

It is time to rethink the way we work in our own small businesses. We can get away from the 24/7 hustle and constant grind by being smarter with our business. This podcast, hosted by Annie LaCroix, is all about intentional hustle through better systems, routines, and mindset.
Listen twice a week as Annie answers listener questions and interviews other small business owners.

The Brainy Boss Podcast Annie LaCroix

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.9, 29 Ratings

It is time to rethink the way we work in our own small businesses. We can get away from the 24/7 hustle and constant grind by being smarter with our business. This podcast, hosted by Annie LaCroix, is all about intentional hustle through better systems, routines, and mindset.
Listen twice a week as Annie answers listener questions and interviews other small business owners.

    Episode 17: Focus Friday - Job Costing (Part 4 of 4)

    Episode 17: Focus Friday - Job Costing (Part 4 of 4)

    February's Focus Friday series is all about Job Costing.


    What You Will Learn In This Series:


    what is job costing


    why do we need to calculate job cost


    what are the primary values you need to compute for job cost


    how to get the estimated overhead rate


    how to get the total cost per job


    keeping track of job costs


    Part 4 marks the end of this series and will walk you through how to keep track of costs and changes that occur throughout the year.


    Don't forget to download the FREE eBook that is associated with this series:


    https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season (https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season)

    • 9 min
    Episode 16: Enhancing Intuition for Business Decisions

    Episode 16: Enhancing Intuition for Business Decisions

    In this episode, Annie LaCroix shares her insight on why we should hone our intuition and how being mindful about our inner voice can help us make better business decisions.


    Head over to my new website for the FULL show notes: https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season (https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season)

    • 11 min
    Episode 15: Focus Friday - Job Costing (Part 3 of 4)

    Episode 15: Focus Friday - Job Costing (Part 3 of 4)

    February's Focus Friday series is all about Job Costing.


    What You Will Learn In This Series:


    what is job costing


    why do we need to calculate job cost


    what are the primary values you need to compute for job cost


    how to get the estimated overhead rate


    how to get the total cost per job


    keeping track of job costs


    Part 3 shows you how to calculate for the total cost per job by using the sum of your direct cost, direct labor, and overhead rate.


    Don't forget to download the FREE eBook that is associated with this series:


    https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season (https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season)

    • 10 min
    Episode 14: Why do we resist routine?

    Episode 14: Why do we resist routine?

    If you think that you are the only one who resists routine, well, you are not alone! As humans, we do this all the time.


    In this episode, Annie LaCroix shares her insight on why we resist routine, why it's actually beneficial for us, and how to establish a routine that works for you.


    Read the FULL show notes here: https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season (https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season)

    • 13 min
    Episode 13: Focus Friday - Job Costing (Part 2 of 4)

    Episode 13: Focus Friday - Job Costing (Part 2 of 4)

    February's Focus Friday series is all about Job Costing.


    What You Will Learn In This Series:


    what is job costing


    why do we need to calculate job cost


    what are the primary values you need to compute for job cost


    how to get the estimated overhead rate


    how to get the total cost per job


    keeping track of job costs


    Part 2 shows you how to calculate the estimated overhead rate using two other values: annual direct labor and annual estimated overhead.


    Don't forget to download the FREE eBook that is associated with this series:


    https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season (https://www.annielacroix.com/current-season)

    • 11 min
    Episode 12: Dealing with Negativity

    Episode 12: Dealing with Negativity

    Dealing with negativity can often feel like you're up against a black hole. Entrepreneurs and even those who aren't into business face negativity all the time.


    So, how do you face this ugly monster without dragging yourself down?


    In this episode, Annie LaCroix shares her insight on why negativity often affects us more than positivity does and how we can deal with it responsibly.


    Read the FULL show notes here: https://www.annielacroix.com/ (https://www.annielacroix.com/)

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

iPodcastEdit ,

Essential for any entrepreneur!

This podcast is great for those entrepreneurs who are stuck in the grind and are working themselves to death trying to grow. You need to work smarter not harder, and this podcast is a great resource for that!

sjb309 ,

WOW! My new favorite podcast!

I have binged Annie’s podcast and cannot say enough about how AMAZING and actionable it is. I love the solo episodes where Annie opens up about how she runs her business and how to find more time in your day by automating tasks and systems (a topic that has been so helpful to learn about as my business grows). If you want to scale your business, listen to every episode and TAKE NOTES. You will learn so much!

VPugliese ,

A greta combo of interviews and solo shows for those looking for business freedom!

Annie does a wonderful job of combining great interviews with interesting guests, and solo shows that teach a ton. I really enjoy the Focus Fridays- I just found the Brainy Boss Podcast and binged the Focus Fridays! These ideas, thoughts and concepts are what entrepreneurs need to build a life of freedom!

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