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Dec 20, 2016

What is your WORD for 2017? with Dana & NJ. In this episode, Dana and NJ talk about creating a word for the new year and why it's important for business. This episode is sponsored by My Proxy Fox.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Why one would pick a word for the year.
  • NJ and Dana reveal their words for 2017.
  • What to do with a word for the year.
  • Help with picking a word if you're struggling.

Our Podcast Sponsor: My Proxy Fox

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • Picking a word helps me set a name to my goals for the year. - Dana
  • For me, this word is very tender. - NJ

Connect with Dana & NJ

Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

NJ : Website / Instagram (her total happy place)

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We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both of us hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

Dec 16, 2016

This is a Nurture Your Business segment with Dana. Dana asks an important business building question of what is feeding your funnel - the answer is inside this episode and it will change how you think of an optin.

 

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • What is a funnel feeder?
  • Starting at the end of the funnel and working backward.
  • Outlining what it looks like to create a funnel.
  • How flipping the way you think about an optin will make you a better business owner.

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Can I quote you on that?

  • The optin is just the beginning of the funnel, but it's not the first thing you should think about or focus on. - Dana
  • If you said what am I going to create that's going to feed my funnel, you'd think about it differently. - Dana

Connect with Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

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Dec 16, 2016

What to do when you are an accidental entrepreneur with Ariana Sylvester. In this episode of the Boss Mom Podcast, Ariana shares how her husband led her into her entrepreneurial life and all about how they run three businesses.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Ariana's accidental journey into entrepreneurship.
  • Working with her husband.
  • Her and her husband's long-term goal and life plan.
  • The importance of goal setting and knowing where it is you want to go in business.
  • The power of words in a partnership.
  • Handling overwhelm as an entrepreneur couple.
  • Giving things you enjoy up for work.
  • Finding out how others learn about entrepreneurship.

10 Point Path Webinar: 

The free webinar by Dana on the 10 point path to running a successful business. It's meant to help you understand where you're at in your business. Sign up today so you don't miss out.

Tuesday December 20 1:00pm Pacific time.

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • We're transcending the online and offline world with our businesses. - Ariana
  • You have to know where you want to go and how you're going to get there. - Dana
  • You have to make sure that your spouse or partner is on the same page as you with your business goals. - Ariana

More about our guest, Ariana Sylvester.

Not your typical Entrepreneur, she's the Reality Checker & partner for her crazy Entrepreneur husband Tom. Ariana manages a total of 3 businesses from home, along with their two young children. A rental property business with 18 units, a wine & liquor store, and an online business coaching & training membership site.

Startup Academy - The Business School for Entrepreneurs. Everything we wish we'd had when we started! An online "How To" manual for small business owners, that brings it back to the basics to help you start & grow your business the right way. Find out more at http://serialstartups.co/join

Facebook / Website

Connect with Dana: Instagram / The Boss Mom Facebook community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

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Dec 13, 2016

What you need to start or simplify your business with Dana & NJ. In this episode, Dana and NJ give an essential checklist for getting started in your business or where to go next if you have started your business. This episode is sponsored by Gifts Happen Here.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Bootstrapping your Business.
  • What you need to start your business on a budget.
  • Building your own brand.
  • Why it's important to create a business plan and have a why.
  • Starting at the problem you want to solve and finding an ideal client.
  • Making money, having thresholds and number of sales.
  • Start talking to people and build content.

Our Podcast Sponsor: Gifts Happen Here

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Find a gift for anyone on your list,or yourself at Gifts Happen Here. The company was founded to provide high-quality embroidered items at amazing prices. They handcraft the design and you can get it monogrammed. Don't wait to fulfill your shopping list for the holiday season by visiting Gifts Happen Here.

For free shipping through the end of the year, use the code BossMom.

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • Done is better than perfect. - NJ
  • Think about the end in mind financially and write out how you will get there. - NJ
  • You will grow out of your beginner market. - Dana

Connect with Dana & NJ

Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

NJ : Website / Instagram (her total happy place)

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
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  3. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review.
  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
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We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both of us hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

Dec 9, 2016

This is a Nurture Your Business segment with Dana. Dana passionately shares how to get more time back in your day and how hiring someone makes a monetary difference in your business. This show is sponsored by Redefining Mom.

 

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Why we feel like we need more time in life.
  • We don't always have a great relationship with time.
  • Being motivated by the ability to hire other people.
  • Stimulating the economy through hiring others.
  • A formula for comparing the price for hiring others to your team.
  • Hustling so you can hire someone and make more money.
  • Ways to be more efficient in your business.

Show Sponsor: Redefining Mom

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Monica Froese of Redefining Mom, recently quit her job of 10 years and is now coaching and sharing her secrets on how she did it, and you can quit your corporate job too! This is an investment in you and your family. You both are important. If you have a spark of an idea of how things could be different, let me show you how you can make that happen!

If you want to quit your job, and want to get great support and encouragement from someone who has been there before, check out a free 15-minute working mom action call with Monica!

Make sure that if you are already making plans in 2017 to quit your corporate job, you connect with Monica and have a 15-minute working mom action call.

Referenced in the show:

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Can I quote you on that?

  • Since I'm planning ahead, now goes by faster. - Dana
  • We give ourselves more time by not doing something at all. - Dana
  • You make money by hiring others to help you in your business. - Dana
  • Your time wasted is real money in your business. - Dana

Connect with Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
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  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
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  7. Tap Write a Review at the bottom.
  8. Enter your iTunes password to login.
  9. Tap the Stars to leave a rating.
  10. Enter title text and content to leave a review.
  11. Tap Send.
Dec 8, 2016

Automating Your Business for Maternity Leave with Genavieve Jaffe. In this episode of the Boss Mom Podcast, Gena shares business automation, preparation, and pregnancy as an entrepreneur. This podcast is sponsored by the brand new Trello Training.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How Gena and Jordana decided to become parents.
  • Their entrepreneur journies.
  • Pregnancy and preparing for the baby.
  • How Gena has prepared for pregnancy and motherhood through automation.
  • Living with a newborn baby.
  • Planning for the future as a mom entrepreneur.

Show Sponsor: Dana's Trello Training

The new, revamped Trello training that will change the way you run your business and free up time and resources...it will be your new best friend. It includes Trello boards and you can get it all for FREE

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • As soon as I found out I was pregnant, I knew I needed a maternity plan. - Gena
  • My team is prepared to the be face of my company. - Gena

More about our guest, Gena Jaffe.

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Gena & Jordana are married entrepreneurs who are about to be first-time moms.  Gena is a Sparkly Lawyer for entrepreneurs and Jordana is a Facebook Group Strategist who helps introverted entrepreneurs increase their influence and grow their community without leaving the house or spending a dime.

Gena's Website / Jordana's Website / Facebook 

Connect with Dana: Instagram / The Boss Mom Facebook community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
  2. Tap the Search tab.
  3. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review.
  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
  5. Tap the album art for the podcast.
  6. Tap the Reviews tab.
  7. Tap Write a Review at the bottom.
  8. Enter your iTunes password to login.
  9. Tap the Stars to leave a rating.
  10. Enter title text and content to leave a review.
  11. Tap Send.
Dec 6, 2016

Things Dana & NJ are Obsessed With - Holiday Gift Ideas. In this episode, Dana and NJ give you a pep talk for finishing your business strong so you can start your new year even better. This episode is sponsored by Gracious Gift Wine.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • What Dana and NJ are obsessed with currently.
  • A great marketing tip on Instagram.
  • Things Dana and NJ want to buy.

Our Podcast Sponsor: Gracious Gift Wine

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Gracious Gift Wine is a wine company that gives back to your local community. It was created with a simple goal: feed America’s hungry. When you buy Gracious Gift Wines, they give a percentage of the money spent to the local community depending on the zip code of the shipping. Buy delicious wine for yourself and give back to your community!

Try the Gracious Gift Wine for 15% off your order using code bossmom.

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • An amazing way to do promotion is to give away something through people posting pictures on Instagram. - Dana and NJ
  • We both love a great monogram. - Dana and NJ
  • Subscription boxes are great because they are the gift that keeps on giving. - Dana

Connect with Dana & NJ

Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

NJ : Website / Instagram (her total happy place)

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
  2. Tap the Search tab.
  3. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review.
  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
  5. Tap the album art for the podcast.
  6. Tap the Reviews tab.
  7. Tap Write a Review at the bottom.
  8. Enter your iTunes password to login.
  9. Tap the Stars to leave a rating.
  10. Enter title text and content to leave a review.
  11. Tap Send.

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both of us hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

Dec 2, 2016

This is a Nurture Your Business segment with Dana. Dana talks about building a tactical action plan to spur you forward in your business. This show is sponsored by Redefining Mom.

 

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes: 

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Why it's important to get tactical in your business for next year.
  • Steps for becoming more tactical.
  1. Write down what it is you already have planned.
  2. Make a list of what you want to do and accomplish.
  3. Place the things you want to accomplish on the calendar.
  4. Take a look and see if it makes sense for you.
  5. Look at financial goals for the next year.

Show Sponsor: Redefining Mom

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Monica Froese of Redefining Mom, recently quit her job of 10 years and is now coaching and sharing her secrets on how she did it, and you can quit your corporate job too! This is an investment in you and your family. You both are important. If you have a spark of an idea of how things could be different, let me show you how you can make that happen!

If you want to quit your job, and want to get great support and encouragement from someone who has been there before, check out a free 15-minute working mom action call with Monica! 

Make sure that if you are already making plans in 2017 to quit your corporate job, you connect with Monica and have a 15-minute working mom action call.

Referenced in the show:

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Can I quote you on that?

  • In prepping for the new year, start number one with the things you know. - Dana
  • Find out what will work, then plan for it. - Dana
  • The more confident you are in what you're going to do next year, you then have the end point to get to where your going. - Dana
  • Assign revenue numbers to each goal for the next year. - Dana
  • You have to be willing to committ to what you want to do and not waiver in that. - Dana

Connect with Dana: Instagram / Boss Mom Facebook Community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
  2. Tap the Search tab.
  3. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review.
  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
  5. Tap the album art for the podcast.
  6. Tap the Reviews tab.
  7. Tap Write a Review at the bottom.
  8. Enter your iTunes password to login.
  9. Tap the Stars to leave a rating.
  10. Enter title text and content to leave a review.
  11. Tap Send.
Dec 1, 2016

How to step out and speak in public with Carrie Sharpe. In this episode of the Boss Mom Podcast, Carrie and Dana talk about communication and public speaking to benefit your business. This podcast is sponsored by Home Made Luxe.

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes: 

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Carrie's Boss Mom journey, raising five kids and working at home with her husband.
  • How she got started with speaking.
  • Her coaching and consulting practice.
  • Advice on how to prepare and share your story.
  • Giving your talk in the shower then rehearse on video.
  • Speaking at events and ways that you can speak without traveling.
  • How Carrie keeps recovers from over whelm.

Show Sponsor: Home Made Luxe

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All moms need Mommy Alone Time in their lives so Keitha started Home Made Luxe a DIY Home Decor subscription box. Every month, Keitha from Home Made Luxe sends ladies (and some crafty gents) around the country a gorgeous, Pinterest-inspired home decor project. The best part is that ladies get to walk around their homes and see their beautiful, custom pieces and think about the next mommy alone time moment!

For the special Boss Mom discount of 10% off your first box, use the code BossMom.

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • Homeschooling our kids and running our business from home is a lot of time management. - Carrie
  • I love helping my clients work through their communication challenges. - Carrie
  • Fear is what keeps people from public speaking. - Carrie
  • Every story matters. - Carrie
  • You want to have what you're saying be natural. Rehearsing will help you in this process. - Carrie

More about our guest, Carrie Sharpe.

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Carrie Sharpe is a Communication Consultant and Speaker. She and her husband, Ryan, have five children whom Carrie homeschools. Carrie earned her degree in Political Science and Psychology. She is a Huffington Post Contributor and has spoken across the United States and Canada about marriage, relationships, and communication skills.

Website / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

Connect with Dana: Instagram / The Boss Mom Facebook community (her total happy place)

We love hearing from you guys! If you’ve got a question about today’s episode or want to leave us some inbox love, you can email us at hello@boss-mom.com Or, you can always find both Dana hanging out in our Boss Mom Facebook Community. 

We would LOVE it if you’d leave a podcast rating or review on iTunes. We also know it can be kind of tricky to figure out. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to leave an iTunes rating or review for a podcast from your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Apple’s Podcast app.
  2. Tap the Search tab.
  3. Enter the name of the podcast you want to rate or review.
  4. Tap the blue Search key at the bottom right.
  5. Tap the album art for the podcast.
  6. Tap the Reviews tab.
  7. Tap Write a Review at the bottom.
  8. Enter your iTunes password to login.
  9. Tap the Stars to leave a rating.
  10. Enter title text and content to leave a review.
  11. Tap Send.
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