“Authentically Being Boss” with Kathleen Shannon

Have you ever wanted someone to lift the curtain and tell the truth about the messiness of motherhood and business, share what it takes to have a business partner, and be super honest about imposter syndrome on social media? If you want a backstage pass to what it really looks like to being your own boss when time is your most precious asset, this episode is for you.

In today’s conversation, I get cozy with Kathleen Shannon, the co-author of the book, Being Boss.

Tune in and listen below:


What you'll hear (and don't want to miss!)

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Resources + links mentioned:

Being Boss

Being Boss Podcast

Being Boss by Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon

What’s Working, Kind of Working and Not Working

Connect with Being Boss on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest!

Braid Creative

Connect with Braid Creative on Facebook and Twitter!


Key Quotes:

“It’s just so funny how metrics and numbers can completely just skew our perception of the humans behind the (social media) accounts.” [1:35]

“Show up and be yourself, because I believe that is one of the best things we can do for other women, is to tell our truth. It “I’m doing the best I can with what I’ve got, and I’m being as honest as possible and show up and being seen anyway.” [4:32]

“That’s where our podcast really struck a chord, is that we were hitting publish on the business bestie conversations that we were having that so many people were craving.” [26:41]

“I think that’s what part of being boss is; really assessing what you value and how you’re compensated. Right now, time is my compensation more than anything.” [28:07]

“We can allow other people to step in. We don’t have to do it all.” [33:05]

“The more honest we can be, the more it diffuses any challenges.” [46:17]


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