Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own Terms

Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own Terms

Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own Terms

Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own Terms


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From the creators of the hit podcast comes an interactive self-help guide for creative entrepreneurs, where they share their best tools and tactics on "being boss" in both business and life.

Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson are self-proclaimed "business besties" and hosts of the top-ranked podcast Being Boss, where they talk shop and share their combined expertise with other creative entrepreneurs. Now they take the best of their from-the- trenches advice, giving you targeted guidance on:

    The Boss Mindset: how to weed out distractions, cultivate confidence, and tackle "fraudy feelings"
  • Boss Habits: including a tested method for visually mapping out goals with magical results
  • Boss Money: how to stop freaking out about finances and sell yourself (without shame)

With worksheets, checklists, and other real tools for achieving success, here's a guide that will truly help you "be boss" not only at growing your business, but creating a life you love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762490462
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 1,148,103
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Emily Thompson founded Indie Shopography, a design and strategy studio for online entrepreneurs, in 2009. Emily has worked to help makers, coaches, and designers develop an online business model, strategize and launch websites, and grow their online business. She lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee with her life and business partner, David, and their daughter.

Kathleen Shannon is the founder of Braid Creative and Consulting, a boutique branding agency and consultancy she co-owns with her sister. Together they have helped thousands of creative entrepreneurs authentically brand and position themselves as creative experts. Kathleen also does creative coaching and is regularly invited to speak on personal branding at design conferences and retreats. She lives in Oklahoma City with her husband and son.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to being Boss 8

Being boss isn't just a way of working-it's a way of life.

Chapter 1 What it means to be boss 22

Being boss is owning who you are, knowing what you want, and actually making it happen.

Chapter 2 Boss Mindset 38

Being boss is believing that you've got this.

Chapter 3 Establishing Boss Boundaries 76

Being boss is knowing when and where to draw the line.

Chapter 4 Habits and Routines 104

Being boss is a daily practice.

Chapter 5 Do the Work 140

Do the work. Get paid, Make it rain.

Chapter 6 Live your Life 176

Do the work so you can live your life-on your terms.

Acknowledgments and Thank-Yous 193

Index 194

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