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Boss Ladies and Babies

By BossLadiesAndBabies
Adventuring through motherhood, building our careers, and not losing our sh*t!
Boss Ladies and Babies is a place for women to come together and find support for all things that come along with motherhood, business, and everything in between! You've found THE podcast for you when you need to feel less alone, commiserate, or laugh over relatable "hot mess moments". Tune in weekly for our Business BLAB minisodes, where we cover our favorite tools and tips to help you OWN your business, and for our full-length episodes, where we go there on all things motherhood and interview amazing Boss Ladies!
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It’s Not Goodbye, It’s See Ya Soon!
This is the last episode before maternity leave! We will be back in October, just in time to celebrate Boss Ladies and Babies 4th BIRTHDAY, and there will be a new member added to The Boss Ladies and Babies family!!  KEY POINTS FROM THIS EPISODE:  -The Thought Process Behind The Decision To Put The Show On Hold -Why Taking A Break Won't Crush Your Business -How Building Your Business Around Your Life And Creating A Personal Brand Will Make Your Dreams Come True -BTS On How Megan Built Her Brand Around Being A Mom -Final Thoughts And Goodbyes Until October   👉 STAY IN TOUCH WHILE WE ARE ON BREAK! Join the email list for updates and news: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/624a43f7a1688a461f03130d Follow along on social for behind the scenes: @bossladiesandbabies Join Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters   👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Radtke Virtual Services 🤩 Brittany is a virtual assistant who specializes in Pinterest.  She loves assisting entrepreneurs who are new to Pinterest.  Not interested in Pinterest? That's fine too, Brittany also offers social media management, data entry, and much more.  If you are ready to reduce your workload and get back the time you need to focus on what you are passionate about, schedule a free discovery call at radtkevirtualservices.com.  Brittany is offering the Boss Ladies and Babies Listeners a special offer, when you book your discovery call, use code "BLAB" for a free Pinterest account mini-audit of your existing Pinterest Account. $100 value for FREE!
17:06
June 30, 2022
Surviving Summer
In this episode we are joined by a very very special guest who, if you’ve been a long time listener, you will definitely recognize! That’s right, former Boss Ladies and Babies co-host Mikki Flaherty joins us to give a life update! We dig into some fun ways to fill the long Summer days, and have a relatable conversation about why Summer can be so hard as a mom! KEY POINTS FOR THIS EPISODE: -Welcoming back and catching up with former co-host Mikki -Learning about Mikki’s adjustment from WFHM to full time working Mom -How to make a plan for your Summer schedule -Fun activities to fill long Summer days -Why it is normal to feel anxious about the kids being home -Facing and working through mom guilt around “making Summer special” 👉Connect With Mikki : @fixerupsandsippycups 👉 Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Tracy Rodriguez🤩 For all those with pain that won’t quit, you do NOT have to keep living this way. Tracy Rodriguez is a Corrective Exercise Specialist giving women the tools to eliminate chronic pain when no other methods have worked. You can snag your free consultation to find pain relief by DMing her on Instagram @tracyrodriguezces or you can visit www.workpainfreeprogram.com to learn more.
01:03:33
June 23, 2022
Business BLAB - Setting Business Boundaries
Today we are going to talk about something big... boundaries. With summer in full swing, it’s crucial that we understand our priorities, and get some boundaries in place for both life and business.  Boundaries are the most important thing that we can do for ourselves and our businesses to stay sane, avoid overwhelm, and take complete control of our time and energy sot that we can do everything we want to do. Setting boundaries with ourselves, our families, our children, our friends, AND our business are major boss lady goals. Today, we are going to focus on the biz boundaries, because as much as we want to be present with our families this time of year, the one thing we don't want to happen is to get off track in our businesses. Or, on the other hand, get stuck with our businesses consuming too much time. So let’s get into how I set boundaries for my business. Set Office Hours Don’t let emails and notifications rule your life Put down the phone and limit screen time Learn to say no to opportunities Stop explaining yourself I want to hear from you! What boundaries are you setting in your business? Email me at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com and let me know!  👉 Join the email list for updates and news: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/624a43f7a1688a461f03130d  👉 Follow along on social for behind the scenes: @bossladiesandbabies  👉 Join Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters  
13:24
June 21, 2022
Simplifying Your Business To Be More Present & Productive
Are you ready to simplify your business and be more productive? Sounds like a dream, right? In this episode, we learn how to make that dream a reality with Megan Moran, 3rd generation mompreneur and owner of The Mompreneur Guide. Megan is a podcast host and Minimalist Business Strategist who is on a mission to help mom entrepreneurs simplify their businesses so they can be more present + productive. Today she shares her secrets! KEY POINTS FROM THIS EPISODE: -The benefits of simplifying your business - How to get started - Clarifying your business foundations - How to find your focus and declutter around it - Streamlining your activities and creating a funnel 👉Connect With Megan : Instagram: instagram.com/mompreneurguide Podcast: themompreneurguide.com/podcast Free Authority Building Audio Training: themompreneurguide.com/authority CONNECT Retreat: themompreneurguide.com/retreat Authority Building Guides: themompreneurguide.com/shop 👉 Your village is waiting! Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com  👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Miranda Meow Made 🤩 Miranda Meow Made is owned by Miranda Kufs, a former elementary and special education teacher, who currently shoulders several titles: mom, military spouse, and small business owner. Miranda is a Designer, Maker, and Paint Party Teacher. She only sells items that she has designed from scratch; working with vinyl, wood, acrylic and more. She loves helping her customers bring their ideas to fruition, and is always open for commissions. She’s passionate about facilitating Paint Parties, as it combines her love of art and teaching. She teaches private Paint Parties for 5-10 people and can bring the whole experience to you! Did I mention she likes cats?   —>Mention Boss Ladies and Babies when booking a private paint party, and Miranda will waive the $20 booking/travel fee! https://linktr.ee/Mirandameowmade
47:58
June 16, 2022
Business BLAB - How To Create A Time Block Step By Step
If I could share the one piece of advice that nearly every successful woman I look up to has told me, talked about, or taught, it would be time blocking. Now, time blocking is something that ya either love or hate. For some the idea of living their lives with daily structure is exciting, and for others, they loathe the idea of being changed to a rigid schedule. I’m here to tell you, time blocking will change your life… AND it does not have to be what you think it is. As type A as I can be, it took me a long time to get into the groove of time blocking, but it was because I had been going about it all wrong. Today I want to share a step by step how I create my time block so that I have structure and freedom at the same time! Write It In Pencil Step 1 Priorities Step 2 Personal/Family Step 3 Business Step 4 Household Do you time block? Let me know how you like to plan your day! Send me an email at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com  👉 Join the email list for updates and news: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/624a43f7a1688a461f03130d  👉 Follow along on social for behind the scenes: @bossladiesandbabies  👉 Join Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters  
11:27
June 14, 2022
Random BLAB With Megan
This week we are switching it up a little thanks to Megan's cold and some scheduling issues! Tune in for an off the cuff, random, no plan chat with Megan keeping it real about what's been happening and what's to come in the next few months!  KEY POINT FROM THIS EPISODE: -33 Week Bumpdate & Vulnerable Chat About Changes To The Birth Plan Of Baby #2 -A Look Into Megan's Maternity Leave Plans, What That Means For Boss Ladies And Babies, And How To Stay In Touch -Beautiful Testimonials From The Women Inside Boss Ladies And Babies Headquarters 👉Join the email list for updates and news: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/624a43f7a1688a461f03130d 👉Follow along on social for behind the scenes: @bossladiesandbabies 👉Join Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters   👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Hello Dahl Baby🤩 The goal of Hello Dahl Baby is to curate a minimalist, comfortable, collection of clothes and baby items from high quality brands. Hello Dahl Baby will be made up of items that are easy to mix and match to accommodate many outfit changes throughout the day. The Dahlia-tested, parent-approved durability of our products ensure they will be yours to love, wash, and pass down for years. Exclusive Boss Ladies and Babies discount: use code HEYMAMA for a one time offer of 15% off site wide :)
24:45
June 09, 2022
Business BLAB - How To Be YOU On Social Media
Did you hear the news? Boss Ladies and Babies is growing! In a few short weeks we will be welcoming our new baby boy! The Boss Ladies and Babies Podcast will be going on a short break starting July to spend some quality time soaking in baby snuggles and will be back in October (just in time to celebrate our 4th birthday!) We will miss you, but you can keep in touch here:  Join the email list for updates and news: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/624a43f7a1688a461f03130d Follow along on social for behind the scenes: @bossladiesandbabies Join Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters   Social Media…ah, the love hate relationship I have for it. Especially Instagram… but really, just social in general. Everyone is trying to keep up with the trends, the influencers, create the perfect strategy, “beat” the algorithm… and at the end of it all, we end up losing ourselves trying to create this professional and trendy image. Oftentimes, we end up building our entire brand around who we think we need to be, which only holds us back! One thing that has always been super important to me is being REAL on social media, being vulnerable, being true to who YOU are, and building your entire brand around that… around YOU. This is such a scary thing for so many people, and so many people have a hard time wrapping their head around the idea of how this works. If you’ve been with me for a while, you’ve heard me talk about some of the objections I hear like: “But I’m building a business, I want people to see me as a professional”, or “what does my life have to do with what I’m selling”. A recent (favorite) objection I’ve heard was “I’m a professional building my business. I’m not going to plaster my page in puppies and babies because I’m here to build my business”... Yikes. For me, puppies and babies are a huge part of who I am! And that’s how I’ve built my successful businesses. So, today we are going to get into a few tips to help you show up as who YOU are on social media AND continue to build the brand and business you’ve dreamt of! Create A Strategy Show Your Face Utilize Stories STOP Trying To Be Perfect Make Real Connection How do you feel about being true to you on social? Let me know at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com
11:24
June 07, 2022
Business BLAB - Scaling Back For Summer
Summer is coming! And while I’m gearing up for maternity leave, many of you are likely gearing up for your kids to be home all summer long. I just got notice that my daughter’s preschool is closing an entire month early and not reopening next year, so that has been a fun plot twist… Summer is a time where we want to, and are sometimes forced to, slow down a bit and enjoy the ins and outs of life and motherhood. And as wonderful as it is to have our kiddos home, it can drastically change how we operate our businesses. For a lot of us, this might mean scaling back, or at least shifting how we do things. So let’s talk about how to make this happen without losing our minds! These tips work great if you’re planning on taking some time off, going on vacation, slowing down your schedule, or any variety of shifting to a slower pace for any amount of time! Get Organized Plan Ahead Batch + Automate Plan Your Return Prep Your Mindset Are you scaling back this summer? What are you most excited or worried about? Send me an email at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com and let me know!  Join BLAB HQ- your personal headquarters for all things business and motherhood! https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 
09:19
May 31, 2022
Finding The Funny In Motherhood
We start this episode with a moment of silence for the victims and families of the horrific Robb Elementary School shooting that happened earlier this week. If you would like to take action now text ACT to 644-33 to join the millions of Americans demanding our lawmakers stand up to the gun lobby. Who could use a good laugh? Then this episode is for you! Joined by stand up comedian, Heather Tolley-Bauer, this episode will have you rolling! Heather is a stand up comic focusing on mom com (pet moms count). Heather uses comedy to give moms a laugh break from the laundry list of things that keep us up at night, including the laundry. Things like marriage, getting older, getting cancer, parenting, Pinterest, the PTA and now a pandemic, Heather teaches us how to find the humor in it all! Her core belief is laughing at the small stuff gives us the bandwidth to tackle big stuff and her passion is to make women laugh. So give yourself a laugh break and tune in. You earned it! KEY POINTS FOR THIS EPISODE: -The secret to finding the funny in the day to day small stuff, and the big scary hard stuff -Heather’s battle with cancer and how comedy helped her through it -How to cope when you just can’t laugh it off -What it’s like to be a comedian and balance that with family life -Why motherhood is the perfect niche for comedy content -Hot Mess Moment that involves calling her kid a jack-ass on Christmas morning!! 👉Connect With Heather : https://hyphenup.com https://www.instagram.com/hyphen_up/ https://www.facebook.com/hyphenup 👉 Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is 🤩 Sweet Indulgence is a custom bake shop. They do cakes, cupcakes, macarons, and cookies that are as beautiful as they are delicious. The owner Amy loves frosting and hopes to bring smiles to as many people as she can through baking- and she does just that. Check out her amazing creations and contact her to order your own @sweetindulgencepnw or you can find her goodies at Joe's Fine Coffee on Mt. Baker Hwy in Whatcom County.
51:34
May 26, 2022
Business BLAB - Managing Your Mental Health
We are shifting gears a little this week to talk about something that really does play a big part in our businesses, and sometimes we may not necessarily realize it. Mental health. Being an entrepreneur comes with all kinds of highs and some really low lows, and keeping our mental health in shape is really crucial for our success. Now, it is no secret that I’m an open book, and mental health is something I feel strongly about being open about. I suffer pretty bad anxiety, occasional depression, and have quite a few OCD tendencies. And there are times where my business directly impacts my mental health, and of course times that mental health impacts my business. So I want to share some ways that I manage my mental health to keep my mind and my business as strong as possible. I’m obviously not a dr, or even an expert on mental health, but this is what works for me! Routines Planning Your Schedule Organization Limiting Screen Time Supportive Community Vulnerability If you are struggling with your mental health, you are not alone! I'd love to support you! Send me an email at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com  Join BLAB HQ- your personal headquarters for all things business and motherhood! https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 
11:04
May 24, 2022
Maternal Mental Health Matters
May is Mental Health Awareness month, and this episode focuses on the importance of Maternal Mental Health. Our guest for this week is a wife & mama to 2 girls, a former first grade teacher from New Jersey, and a postpartum anxiety & depression survivor that is here to open up about the importance of maternal mental health and raising awareness for perinatal mood disorders. She turned her pain into her passion and started sharing her story on Instagram and has since created a safe, inspiring, and educational space for all mothers to turn to. KEY POINTS FROM THIS EPISODE:  -Jenn's Personal Story With Postpartum Depression and Anxiety & How She Created Her Platform, Mom's Maternal Health -What Are Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders -Facts About Postpartum Depression/Anxiety & Symptoms -The Importance Of Raising Awareness & Asking For Help -Resources For Women Suffering From Perinatal Mood Disorders  *If you are suffering from postpartum depression, anxiety, or the variety of other perinatal mood disorders that exist remember you are not alone! Jenn is a wonderful resource, and you can also check https://www.postpartum.net for more!  👉Connect With Jenn :@momsmaternalhealth  www.momsmaternalhealth.com  https://mamavillage.momsmaternalhealth.com/landing  👉 Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters  🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com  👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is 🤩Crystal Ramalho of Glitter Me This And Things is here to help you with all of your customized and handmade items from tumblers, to clothing, home decor, and so much more. Crystal is always here to bring your custom items to life! She loves creating that 1:1 personalized experience to make you feel involved in the creation process if that’s your jam. Otherwise, give her your ideas and let her run with it! Check out Crystal’s designs and use code THANKYOU10 for 10% off any item.
55:06
May 19, 2022
Business BLAB - How To Build Your Business Strategy Around Your Life
We all want to “have it all”... and a lot of times that comes with the feeling of needing to “do it all”. I want to let you in on a little secret… you cannot do it all. There is no reality where we can sustainably keep up with doing it all… I’m sorry, but it’s the cold hard truth. Burn out is inevitable, resentment for our lives and the people around us, and living in a constant state of overwhelm without ever feeling accomplished are just a few of the consequences that come along with trying to achieve this. BUT, there is a way to have it all without all these negative side effects. There is a way to build the business of your dreams AROUND a life you LOVE… and so much of this comes from your business strategy. Let’s talk about how! Flip Your Strategy Script Set Your Goals Create A Roadmap Make Your Action Plan  …And there you have it! You’ve just built a beautiful business strategy that honors your life! Have you worked in your business this way before? Or are you one of the many who gets caught up in business first and then fills in your life? Let me know! Send me a message at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com  Looking for more support? Join Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters
08:33
May 17, 2022
A Look Into My Motherhood Experience
Since we are celebrating the month of the mama, it felt like a great time to share a little more about my personal motherhood experience. Especially since I'm getting ready to welcome baby #2 in a few months. I break down how it felt becoming a mom for the first time, how I've changed and evolved in the process, and how I'm (really) feeling about becoming a mom for the second time! Motherhood looks different on everyone, and this episode covers my inner most thoughts my own motherhood experience and what I hope for in the future.  👉 Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com  👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is KP Metalworks🤩 K{ Metalworks is a woman and mom-owned welding and metal fabrication company based in Bellingham, WA. With 25 years of experience in structural and artistic welding, KP Metalworks will bring your custom metal project to life with integrity, durability and individuality.
01:01:11
May 12, 2022
Business BLAB - Working With Kids At Home
Momprenuership… is not for the faint of heart, am I right? Whether you’re in the trenches, like me with littles at home every day,  or you’re realizing summer is a month away and the kids will soon be home every day… we have to get creative with finding ways to keep our business going. Working and running a business with your children at home can feel exhausting and like a you will always have this never ending to-do list, but with a little grit, thinking outside the box, flexible mindset shifts, a lot of coffee, and a pinch of patience, there is a way to make it work for everyone! I’ve been running businesses from home since my daughter was born and I have learned a ton over the past 3.5 years. One of the biggest things I’ve learned is that just when you think you’ve got a hang of things, they change! But today I’m going to share some of my foundational tips that have worked through most stages (so far). And when you pair these with flexibility, making it through the evolutions are a little easier to do! Timeblock The Nap Time Hustle Communication Set Clear Boundaries Including Your Kids What are you favorite tips for working alongside your littles? Let me know at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com Buy my book! The Millennials' Guide For Working Parents: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09GWBLNZT?pf_rd_r=M1NSP9Z77S7SF7HEN9J7&pf_rd_p=8fe9b1d0-f378-4356-8bb8-cada7525eadd&pd_rd_r=01d05a10-098a-44a9-9222-bc17ee2704ae&pd_rd_w=Hmt0d&pd_rd_wg=0wd0X&ref_=pd_gw_unk! Looking for more support? Join Boss Ladies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters
16:32
May 10, 2022
Happy Mother's Day: A Collection Of Birth Stories From The Boss Ladies and Babies Community
Happy Mother's Day, Boss Ladies! Our annual Mother's Day episode is my favorite episode of the year!!! I have prepared a collection of birth stories from the women of the Boss Ladies and Babies community to celebrate, inspire, and remind every one how strong mothers really are! Hearing other birth stories is a beautiful way to celebrate our day, so I hope you enjoy! Big thank you to the women who shared their stories this year: Jess Harris - Visionary Founder of Ignite UR Glow Brittany Radtke - Radtke Virtual Services Damire Winn - The Sassy Mom Diaries  ... and I thought it would be fun to re-share my story again this year since I'm going be giving birth again in a couple months. The stories this year, as every year, are so beautiful! No matter how your baby came into this world, you deserve to be celebrated! We hope you have an amazing Mother's Day. 
58:51
May 05, 2022
Business BLAB - Celebrating Your Wins
May is the month of the mama!!! It’s time to celebrate us and the hard work we put in everyday for our children, our families, our businesses, all of it! This month we are going to be focusing on ways to take care of our mental health, enjoy the fruits of our labor, and continue to build the businesses of our dreams without sacrificing our motherhood experiences! Starting with how to celebrate our wins… because, let’s be honest, it isn’t always easy for us to take a beat and appreciate the things we have accomplished… am I right? Today I’m going to share some of my favorite tips on how I find the time to enjoy all the great things I've accomplished and be proud of myself! This is such an important thing for us to do to keep our spirits up and help avoid burnout! Let’s get into it! Schedule Time To Celebrate Celebrate Big AND Small Get The Family Involved Don’t Be Afraid To Humble Brag Create An “I’m Freaking Awesome Folder” This is how I do it! Now, go celebrate yourself!! This is your time to shine! And, in case no one has told you today… I’m so proud of you. What if you had a place to go where you felt seen, heard, and supported in your business and motherhood with a community of women who GET YOU? Becoming a member of BLAB HQ- your personal headquarters for all things business and motherhood!    https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 
07:23
May 03, 2022
Email Funnels Made Easy
April is coming to an end, and so is our month of Spring Cleaning your business. For the last episode of the month, we are diving into Email Funnels with Allison Hardy, Email Funnels and Lead Generation Coach. Allison helps busy mompreneurs sell more of their programs on autopilot so that they can live more of their life… and we love that around here! Today we learn what email funnels are a great way to keep your business organized, while growing and scaling, without sacrificing time with your family! Key Points From This Episode: -What is an email funnel and why is this important for mompreneurs to have -What is a habit-based email funnel -What are the components of a habit-based email funnel and how to create one -How to pitch in your email funnel without feeling like a skeevy slimeball in someone's inbox -Tips and tricks to pitch in a way that inspires your lead to take action and buy 👉Connect With Allison : The $80,000 Email : www.allisonhardy.com/80000email 👉 Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 👉Pregnant? Snag your FREE ticket to The Pregnant CEO Summit (where you can hear more from Allison and Megan!): https://thepregnantceo.com/?affiliate=bossladiesandbabies 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Rising Tide Wellness🤩 Shaunna Sutcliffe is a Yoga Therapist specializing in desk bodies. She helps people Release tension and recover from chronic  pain or injuries; or simply regain joy and mobility in their lives and bodies. She offers public classes or personal 1 on one sessions ; Shaunna uses a  variety of tools from the yoga aerial swing, to therapeutic yoga, self massage and KT taping. Her Yoga for Desk Bodies Class is online every Wednesday at 12, or there are a variety of other classes in person and online. She is offering a free first class to our audience! Email Shaunna at s.shaunna@gmail.com or contact her through her website at RisingTideWellness.Org
52:49
April 28, 2022
Business BLAB - Content Batching Made Simple
One of the biggest things many mompreneurs struggle with is creating content. It takes a lot of time, and without a solid plan and strategy in place, can feel really overwhelming and disorganized. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way! Today we are going to be talking about a few simple steps you can do to make content creation go from business woe to BRAVO! The secret is BATCHING!! I’m sure you’ve heard someone talk about batching your content, and though it may seem like a big task, it really can be easy, fun, and save you a ton of time in the long run. So, here are my favorite tips when it comes to batching content: Start With A Focus Choose A Weekly Theme What Type Of Content Will You Create Break It Down What Can You Repurpose Get To Batching  Do you batch your content or are you more of a fly by the seat of your pants kind of gal? Let me know what works for you! Send me an email at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com What if you had a place to go where you felt seen, heard, and supported in your business and motherhood with a community of women who GET YOU? Becoming a member of BLAB HQ- your personal headquarters for all things business and motherhood! https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters
10:09
April 26, 2022
The Pregnant CEO
This one is for the pregnant ladies, pregnant CEOs to be more specific! Today we are joined by Kylie Kelly, an Australian mama of two, maternity leave coach, and podcast host of This Mama Means Business, to talk all things cleaning up your business to prepare for maternity leave! Kylie helps pregnant entrepreneurs plan and fund their own maternity leave through The Pregnant CEO, empowering them to not only take leave with their new baby but to return to a business that is thriving + profitable. Kylie shares invaluable information for women who are expecting, and announces a very special (free) event happening May 2-5th, The Pregnant CEO Summit (ps, Megan is one of the speakers). Key Points From This Episode: - How to plan + fund your own maternity leave without sacrificing the business you've built - The real cost of not taking maternity leave as a mama & as an entrepreneur - The 4 questions you need to ask yourself as a pregnant business owner - that always get forgotten -  Why a 'baby sabbatical' might be better for you than maternity leave - Inside scoop on The Pregnant CEO Summit 👉GET YOUR TICKET TO THE SUMMIT: https://thepregnantceo.com/?affiliate=bossladiesandbabies 👉Connect With Kylie : https://www.instagram.com/_kylie_kelly_ 👉 Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters The Boss Ladies and Babies Podcast will be going on "maternity leave" at the end of July, but will be back in October! In the mean time, make sure you're following along on social and on our email list so we don't lose touch!🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Jacqueline Holden🤩 The transition to parenthood can be rough on a relationship! Attend a Gottman Bringing Baby Home workshop to strengthen your relationship, reduce conflict, and increase intimacy.  Use code BOSSLADY for 10% off the workshop.  Registration and more information can be found at holdencounseling.com
46:52
April 21, 2022
Business BLAB - SOPs
This month we are focusing on cleaning up our businesses… or as I like to call it Spring Cleaning Your Business! One of the biggest thing that has helped me clean up my business is getting some solid SOPs in place. You’ve heard me talk about these before, but you may still be wondering “what even is an SOP”... don’t worry, I’m about to break it down for you. SOPs stands for Standard Operating Procedures. So this is basically creating (and sometimes, really just writing down) anything that you do in your business on a regular basis… anything you do on repeat. Your SOP breaks down each step, expectation, and outcome of your every day business tasks. Why do you need these? Because the more plans you have laid out in your business, the easier it is to make sure you don’t miss a step! SOPs lead to ultimate organization! Here are my favorite tips on how to create SOPs for your business, today! Review Your Business Operations Get Detailed On The Steps Of TheProcess Decided Where To Store Your SOP That's it! The SOP opportunities are endless. Do you have SOPs for your business? How have they helped? Let me know at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com LAST CHANCE to join the Spring Clean Your Business FREE 6 Day Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/6245f5dbb3be600de2a270ab
10:29
April 19, 2022
Simplify Your Business With Systems
This month we are spring cleaning our businesses! And what better way to get things tidy than putting some systems in place! Taryn Rachelle, CEO & founder of The Social Lifestyle Co., helps service providers create elevated systems that give them time back into their day and create an unmatched experience for their clients. And she shares it all!  As a mama of two she built her business around her life and not the other way around, and that is where systems come into play! Taryn is certified in dubsado and proficient in other systems like Trello & Slack and breaks down how to learn, love, and implement systems in your business so you can spend more time doing things in your business and life that need you most! KEY POINTS FROM THIS EPISODE: -How to simplify your business with systems -Easy ways to go about implementing systems in your business -How you can use systems in your personal & mom life, not just in business -How to know what systems are right for your business -What are SOPs & why we need them -Preparing your business and life for bringing on help (team members or help at home!) 👉Connect With Taryn : https://www.instagram.com/thesociallifestyleco/ https://www.thesociallifestyleco.com/ https://view.flodesk.com/pages/61fa08a36114df05454c4d29 👉Join the FREE Spring Clean Your Business Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/6245f5dbb3be600de2a270ab 👉Become a Member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Radtke Virtual Services🤩 Brittany is a virtual assistant who specializes in Pinterest.  She loves assisting entrepreneurs who are new to Pinterest.  Not interested in Pinterest? That's fine too, Brittany also offers social media management, data entry, and much more.  If you are ready to reduce your workload and get back the time you need to focus on what you are passionate about, schedule a free discovery call at radtkevirtualservices.com.  Brittany is offering the Boss Ladies and Babies Listeners a special offer, when you book your discovery call, use code "BLAB" for a free Pinterest account mini-audit of your existing Pinterest Account. $100 value for FREE!
52:55
April 14, 2022
Quarterly plan
Last week we talked about how to do a little mini audit on your business to see how the last quarter went. This sets you up to plan your next quarter! Knowing your business inside and out is pretty important, and when you take the time to do these quarterly audits, you save time when it comes to the (sometime overwhelming) quarterly plan. But, you may be wondering… how do I actually plan for a whole quarter?! Mom life, entrepreneurship, it is all so unpredictable and 3 months seems like a really long time, right? Of course it is! BUT, like with everything I teach the key is creating a flexible plan. So, today we are going to talk about the process I use to plan my quarters: How To Create Your Plan Start With Your Priorities Choose 1-3 Big Goals Map Out Promos Choose Monthly Focus Create Content Plan And that’s it! Following these simple steps, paired with the quarterly reviews we covered last week, will get your set up to crush it quarter after quarter! Do you have a quarterly plan? Let me know at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com Join the FREE Spring Clean Your Business Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/6245f5dbb3be600de2a270ab Looking for your community? Join Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters
10:36
April 12, 2022
Spring Clean Your Business
Spring has sprung, and our homes aren’t the only places that need some tidying up this time of year! With the start of Q2, longer days, sunshine, and happiness… there is no better time than now to tidy up the home… and the biz! In this episode, Megan talks all about what Spring Cleaning her business means to her, and shares tips and inspiration to get your business and your life running as smooth as possible for Q2 and beyond!  KEY POINTS FROM THIS EPISODE: -How to fulfill the need for change the pops up this time of year -Battling pressure that comes with a new season -How to overcome overwhelm and keep your to-do list in check -Tips for making your schedules and routine work for the new season -The exclusive invitation to the FREE Spring Clean Your Business 6 Day Challenge  👉 Join the FREE Spring Clean Your Business Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/6245f5dbb3be600de2a270ab  
25:57
April 07, 2022
Business BLAB - Quarterly Review
Another one bites the dust… what happened to the first quarter of 2022?!? If you’re anything like me, you love a fresh start, and a new quarter is just as exciting as a new year. So, instead of sitting here wondering why we are still inside but time is still flying, I challenge you to embrace what you’ve done this year so far… and get ready to do even more in Q2! A good place to start is to give yourself a little audit for the past 3 months (think of it as a personal business review)  and see where you’re at, what you accomplished, and where you need to improve. I’m going to walk you through how I do my quarterly audits and set myself up to stay on track and kick some business booty! Start with the WINS Run the Numbers Check your Systems and Habits Check for Consistency Audit your Marketing Plan Revisit your Why Avoid Burnout Start your Q2 Plan Do you do a quarterly review? What are you most excited about in Q2? Let me know at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com What if you had a place to go where you felt seen, heard, and supported in your business and motherhood with a community of women who GET YOU? Becoming a member of BLAB HQ- your personal headquarters for all things business and motherhood!    https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters  Does this sound too good to be true? It isn’t, I promise! Remember, I’ve been where you are and I created this space with YOU in mind. So here's what you get:  Monthly Training Workshop With Interactive Worksheets  Monthly Ideation Hour and Q&A  Monthly Networking Events  Weekly Accountability  Weekly Inspiration  Unlimited Connection and Interactions With Like Minded Women ... and SO MUCH MORE!   JOIN NOW! https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters
11:51
April 05, 2022
A Peek Into The Plus Size Fashion Industry
We are rounding out our month of Women Empowerment with the inspirational Becky Jarvis. Becky saw an opportunity that would give plus-size women the chance to feel truly beautiful, and she couldn’t resist. Seven years later, thanks to her work, time, and dedication, Jarvis is the founder and owner of Curvy Chic Closet, the largest plus-size consignment sales event in North America. Twice a year, these body positive events attract hundreds of women across Portland and the Pacific Northwest to purchase clothes and accessories at incredible discounts and attend the largest plus size fashion show on the west coast. The fashion show has grown tremendously and features women of color, women of different abilities, women of all ages from 14 to 60+ which empowers and inspires women and now men of size (Big & Tall) to believe in their personal beauty and confidence. KEY POINTS FROM THIS EPISODE: -How Curvy Chic Closet and Curvy Closest Foundation came to be -Our stories of battling with body confidence -The plus size fashion industry -Is body positivity and image shifting or is it just a “trend” -How to feel empowered and love your body at any size 👉Connect With Becky : https://www.facebook.com/CurvyChicCloset https://www.facebook.com/CurvyChicClosetFoundation https://www.instagram.com/curvychicclosetpdx/ www.curvychiccloset.com www.ccc.foundation 👉 Last call for FREE 30 Day Trial of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Tracy Rodriguez 🤩 For all those with pain that won’t quit, you do NOT have to keep living this way. Tracy Rodriguez is a Corrective Exercise Specialist giving women the tools to eliminate chronic pain when no other methods have worked. You can snag your free consultation to find pain relief by DMing her on Instagram @tracyrodriguezces or you can visit www.workpainfreeprogram.com to learn more.
39:27
March 31, 2022
Business BLAB - Create A Personal Brand
It’s one thing to own a business, but you’re taking it to a whole new level when you create a brand for yourself! You want your brand to not only encompass your business and clearly represent your message, but also to show your audience who YOU are. You brand should be created with YOU at the center! Creating a personal brand has been one of the best things I’ve done for my business…. And honesty my life. It is on of my secrets to creating my own unique balance! So today I’m going to share a few things to consider when creating your own brand! Understand Who You Are How You Want To Be Perceived Your message Your story Consistency Want to learn more about creating a personal brand? Send me a message at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com or check out my signature program, The Brand You Strategy: https://megangillespie.podia.com/the-brand-you-strategy What if you had a place to go where you felt seen, heard, and supported in your business and motherhood with a community of women who GET YOU? Becoming a member of BLAB HQ- your personal headquarters for all things business and motherhood!    https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters  Does this sound too good to be true? It isn’t, I promise! Remember, I’ve been where you are and I created this space with YOU in mind. So here's what you get:  Monthly Training Workshop With Interactive Worksheets  Monthly Ideation Hour and Q&A  Monthly Networking Events  Weekly Accountability  Weekly Inspiration  Unlimited Connection and Interactions With Like Minded Women ... and SO MUCH MORE!  JOIN NOW! https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters
14:01
March 29, 2022
How To Find And Create More JOY
Who couldn’t use a little more JOY in their lives these days? Our guest for this episode is an author, speaker & JOY seeker Nina Obier, who will light you up just by hearing her voice! Her jam is JOY and she joins us today to talk about the journey of YES, importance of clarity, confidence, and commitment, and drops some serious mindset shift hacks on us! If you’re in need of a pick me up and a dose of positivity, you’ve come to the right place! Key Points From This Episode: -Nina’s experience of raising babies from corporate america to entrepreneurship to being a “single married mom” -How to find and create more joy in your life -The power and journey to Y.E.S. -Simple hacks for a positive mindset shift 👉Connect With : www.ninaobier.com instagram @ninaobier 👉 Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Hello Dahl Baby🤩 The goal of Hello Dahl Baby is to curate a minimalist, comfortable, collection of clothes and baby items from high quality brands. Hello Dahl Baby will be made up of items that are easy to mix and match to accommodate many outfit changes throughout the day. The Dahlia-tested, parent-approved durability of our products ensure they will be yours to love, wash, and pass down for years.
01:00:57
March 24, 2022
Business BLAB - Create A Podcast
This week we are talking about something I’ve never really shared about… and that’s how to create a podcast! Creating a podcast is a great way to get yourself in front of a larger audience and make new connections outside of social media! I started my podcast almost 4 years ago when I was pregnant with my daughter and have learned a lot along the way! Today I’m going to share some of what I’ve learned to help you start your podcast and get to blabbing about what you love, too! Establish Your Idea Plan Your Show Format Identify Your Message Know Your Audience Pick A Platform Choose Your Equipment Go For It So there you have it! Have you ever thought of starting a podcast? If you’d like more tips on starting a podcast send me a message at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com . I’d love to help you get your voice heard! What if you had a place to go where you felt seen, heard, and supported in your business and motherhood with a community of women who GET YOU? Becoming a member of BLAB HQ- your personal headquarters for all things business and motherhood!    https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters  Does this sound too good to be true? It isn’t, I promise! Remember, I’ve been where you are and I created this space with YOU in mind. So here's what you get:  Monthly Training Workshop With Interactive Worksheets   Monthly Ideation Hour and Q&A   Monthly Networking Events   Weekly Accountability   Weekly Inspiration   Unlimited Connection and Interactions With Like Minded Women ... and SO MUCH MORE!   JOIN NOW! https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters
15:32
March 22, 2022
How To Be Build A Business With Long Distance Support
Today we are joined by a brilliant and relatable nutritionist, Sophie of What's Good Nutrition.  She believes that the smallest things we do every day create our life and we have such power when it comes to the products and foods that we eat every day, to change things for the better. She’s fascinated with the human body and how food can influence it to the best or worst. But she’s also living the mom life and enjoys every minute of it. And today, we aren’t going to be chatting with her about nutrition (but make sure you check out her insta for tons of super helpful tips), we are going to be talking all about building her business as a mom, while her family and support system lives in another country, and how she makes it all work. Key Point From This Episode: -The impact of a long distance support system -Tips for building a new local support system -How to find balance when you’re raising babies and growing a business without family around -Getting your mindset right for when things get hard -How the food we put into our bodies affects our mindset and emotions 👉Connect With Sophie : @whatsgoodnutrition https://whatsgoodnutrition.podia.com/ Snag the free ebook with easy and healthy meal ideas & get 10% off any What's Good Nutrition online products with the code BOSSLADIES  👉 Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters  Email megan@bossladiesandbabies.com for code for FREE 30 Day Trial  🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Mama Bear Bookkeeper 🤩 Mama Bear Bookkeeper - Chante Bierman 360-633-4404 mamabearbookkeeper@gmail.com facebook.com/mamabearbookkeeper (website under construction) As-needed bookkeeper exclusively for small businesses, entrepreneurs, & start ups. Also available for individuals and their personal finances.  In addition to bookkeeping, I also offer education services, budgeting, debt organization, monthly meetings, and tax prep+referrals.  Free 30 minute consultation for anyone mentioning this ad!
01:00:14
March 17, 2022
The Adventure Of Starting An Online Business From Home With Babies
Building a business from home with your babies is a dream that many women have, but may seem out of reach. Today we are joined by a new mama who is living this dream, and she shares her journey on how it became a reality! Brittany Radtke is a Pinterest VA who made a decision on Maternity leave to work from home to save money on child care, contribute to her family's income, and mostly to spend more time with her son.  She stumbled upon a TikTok promoting life as a freelance VA so she dove into the world of virtual assistance and started her own business. She officially launched her business Jan 3rd 2022 and already has multiple clients. She offers services such as data entry, email newsletters, webinar/ slide show creation, and social media postings, but she specializes in Pinterest management and has so much to share on how she overcame the obstacles that come along with starting your business! Key Points From This Episode: -What inspired Brittany to start and grow her own business -Resources and first steps to take when starting your own business -The best and worst parts about working from home with a baby -Overcoming self doubt and imposter syndrome -Why networking is so important -Life as a Pinterest VA 👉Connect With Brittany : Website: https://radtkevirtualservices.com/ Pinterest:  https://in.pinterest.com/radtkevirtualservices/_created/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/radtkevirtualservices/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/radtkevirtualservicesva LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittanyradtkeva/ 👉Brittany is offering the podcast community early access to the Pinterest Pin Organizer Spreadsheet that she has created.  Brittany uses this spreadsheet for both her Pinterest account as well as her clients'. For access to this free spreadsheet, visit radtkevirtualservices.com and don't forget to follow Brittany on Pinterest. 👉 Join the Boss Ladies and Babies Mastermind! A 3 month mentorship program that will transform the foundation of your business so you can discover your unique balance and grow the business of your dreams around the life you love! https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-mastermind 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com
55:34
March 10, 2022
Business BLAB - Creating A Freebie/Opt In
Who loves a good freebie? I know I do! And there is no better way to connect with your audience, provide value, and grow that email list than by providing the perfect freebie/opt in for your audience! Don’t be afraid to share some secrets and throw that value out there. You want your freebie to be something you COULD sell, but you’re so amazing that you’re sharing it for free.You want your audience to feel like since your free stuff is SO GOOD you’re paid offers or products must be freaking amazing! Now, I never suggest giving everything away for free, and I’m a big advocate for charging what you’re worth for your services. But, offering a great freebie is a sure fire way to be seen as a leader in your industry! You’re leading with value showing that you’re so good at what you do you’re confident enough to share it for free (which, in the long run will get you more sales.. promise!) Know Your ICA Think Outside The Box Identify ICA's Pain Points Make A Plan For Creation Base Your Freebie Off A Promotion Ask Your Audience What kind of freebies do you offer? Let me know at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com  👉 Join the Boss Ladies and Babies Mastermind! A 3 month mentorship program that will transform the foundation of your business so you can discover your unique balance and grow the business of your dreams around the life you love! IN HONOR OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY USE CODE WOMAN FOR 20% OFF https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-mastermind
13:31
March 08, 2022
Women's Empowerment
It's Women's History Month and we are going to celebrate by honoring and celebrating the women in our community! Boss Ladies and Babies is rooted in supporting women, and this month we are taking it up a notch! This episode is all about Women Empowerment and how we can practice empowering ourselves and others. Not just this month, all the time!  Key Points From This Episode:  -What Women's Empowerment Means -How To Empower Yourself -How To Empower & Support Other Women -Ideas To Celebrate Women's History Month 👉Connect With Megan : @bossladiesandbabies megan@bossladiesandbabies.com www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Join the Boss Ladies and Babies Mastermind! A 3 month mentorship program that will transform the foundation of your business so you can discover your unique balance and grow the business of your dreams around the life you love!  https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-mastermind 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Sweet Indulgence 🤩 Sweet Indulgence is a custom bake shop. They do cakes, cupcakes, macarons, cookies that are as beautiful as they are delicious. The owner Amy loves frosting and hopes to bring smiles to as many people as she can through baking- and she does just that. Check out her amazing creations and contact her to order your own @sweetindulgencepnw or you can find her goodies at Joe's Fine Coffee on Mt. Baker Hwy in Whatcom County. 
24:35
March 03, 2022
Business BLAB - How To Create An Irresistible Offer
Running a business is amazing… starting a business can take some work, and figuring out what you’re going to offer can be a big sticking point for a lot of people! You know you want to do something, but you can’t put your finger on WHAT. Same goes for if you’ve been in business for a while and you’re trying to expand. You know you want MORE, but you may be getting stuck on what that more is. The great news is, you’re so talented, smart, and full of value that only you can offer. It’s time to tap into it! Today we are going to be talking about how to create an offer for your business… but not just any offer… an irresistible offer that is rooted in clarity and your mission so you can find more clients banging down the door to learn from you! Review Your Offerings & Look For A Gap Pick A Problem You Want To Solve Know Your ICA & Who You Offer Is For Focus On Your Offer’s Results Market Research Competitors Offers Determine Your Deliverables Create A Plan Of Action Have you created an irresistible offer? Make sure to share it with me so I can support you at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com Are you a mompreneur? Struggling to balance business and motherhood? Looking to have it all without making sacrifices? Check out The Boss Ladies and Babies Mastermind: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-mastermind
16:44
March 01, 2022
Advocating For Your Health & Discovering Hashimoto's
Today we are talking about the power of advocating for your health! Joined by Hashimoto's Coach, Onelly of Onelly Eats, we learn about her inspiring and grueling story as she advocated for her self to confirm her Hashimoto's diagnosis. It wasn't an easy journey, and Onelly shines light on the issue of many women having their symptoms dismissed by their doctors. Onelly is a mom of 3 that helps women with Hashimoto's lose weight and feel energized so they can confidently be the woman that they used to be before diagnosis and live a symptom-free life. Key Points From This Episode: -Onelly's Hashimoto story -The pivot point and power of learning to advocate for yourself -What to do if your doctor isn't listening, but you know something is wrong -How to discover and managing Hashimoto symptoms  -Information about the AIP Diest (autoimmune response protocol) 👉Connect With Onelly: @onellyeats and book a FREE 30 MINUTE COACHING SESSION THROUGH 3/2022 👉Download Free Hashimoto Symptom Tracker: https://onellyeats.lpages.co/hashimotos-symptoms-checklist/  👉 Join The Boss Ladies and Babies Mastermind: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-mastermind 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is Glitter Me This And Things🤩 Glitter Me This And Things is here to help you with all of your customized and handmade items from tumblers, to clothing, home decor, and so much more. Crystal is always here to bring your custom items to life! She loves creating that 1:1 personalized experience to make you feel involved in the creation process if that’s your jam. Otherwise, give her your ideas and let her run with it! Check out Glitter Me This And Things and use code THANKYOU10 for 10% off any item. https://glittermethisandthings.com
49:07
February 24, 2022
Business BLAB - How To Beat Imposter Syndrome
So we have been talking about self love all month on the show, but no matter how much we love ourselves, that pesky imposter syndrome can find a way to sneak in. This usually happens to me when I’m feeling a little overwhelmed or on the road to burnout, when I’m trying something new and I feel out of my league, when I spend too much time scrolling, or for reasons that I don’t even understand. Unfortunately imposter syndrome is something that affects many people (specifically women) and can really derail your boss lady mode, and quickly. Part of being a Boss Lady is believing in yourself… Even if you feel others don't believe in you. There is room for everyone at the table, and you may not see it now, but your unique experience makes what you have to offer different than anything that's been done before! … hear that again that again… It is time to stop  comparing yourself to others and start realizing that as long as you stay authentic and true to who you are, no one can provide what YOU have to give! No one is a great as you! And you have something special to share with the world… whether you believe it all the time or not! Here are some tips I’ve found to help me when I’m facing the imposter in the mirror: Visualize Your Success Get Out Of Your Head Ditch The Idea Of Perfection  Keep Learning Surround Yourself With Women You Can Relate To  Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Accept That You Will Fail Luck didn’t get you there, YOU did. You’ve gotten as far as you have because you’ve bossed up, worked hard, and didn’t take no for an answer. You did this, not an imposter, you! If you are battling with imposter syndrome please send me a message at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com.  I  would love to talk you through it and offer more tips on how i battle the annoying feelings myself. What if you had a place to go where you felt seen, heard, and supported in your business and motherhood with a community of women who GET YOU? Becoming a founding member of BLAB HQ- your personal headquarters for all things business and motherhood!   https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters  Does this sound too good to be true? It isn’t, I promise! Remember, I’ve been where you are and I created this space with YOU in mind. So here's what you get:  Monthly Training Workshop With Interactive Worksheets   Monthly Ideation Hour and Q&A   Monthly Networking Events   Weekly Accountability   Weekly Inspiration   Unlimited Connection and Interactions With Like Minded Women ... and SO MUCH MORE!   JOIN NOW! https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters
12:43
February 22, 2022
Using Breathwork To Stay Present
This month  we are talking all about ways to show ourselves love, and Arin of Aquila Shots joins us for this episode to talk all about a great way to connect with ourselves… breathwork. Arin is a mindfulness coach that helps busy females simplify their lives using easy Breathwork techniques. Key Points For This Episode: -What breathwork is and the benefits -How to use breathwork to be more present throughout your day -Best times to practice breathwork, and how to get into a routine -Simple breathing techniques you can do daily -Arin leads us through a guided breathwork session 👉Connect With Arin : www.instagram.com/aquilashotsyoga 👉Join The Boss Ladies and Babies Mastermind Waitlist w/ $1000 OFF BONUS https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-mastermind 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com 👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email at megan@bossladiesandbabies.com
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February 17, 2022
How To Run Your Business As A One Woman Show
Isn’t being an entrepreneur the best? How about a mompreneur? Or a solopreneur? If you’re running your business as a one woman show, you deserve some serious props because you're really out here doing the most! I have to say, I’m proud of you! One thing I talk about a lot is how lonely entrepreneurship can be. Many of us work from our homes, with our children, and are either elbows deep in mom life, or in full blown boss lady mode shut in our caves aka offices, building our empires. But… that build can feel like a slow climb. Especially when you’re on this journey solo. And it's a slow, lonely climb, if you aren’t surrounded by the right community. Running your business as a one woman show has about a million pros and cons, but you know you’re doing it for a reason… and that outweighs it all! Am I right ladies?!? You know that passion, that drive, that calling you can’t quiet. And that is why we keep going. I’ve been a one woman show for over 10 years… and as hard as it can be, I promise it’s worth it!  Today, I want to share some of the things that have helped me run my businesses solo: Understand Your Why Be Clear In Your Message Build YOUR Brand Learn To Manage Your Time Find Your Community  Automate & Outsource Invest In The Right Tools & Education Plan For The Future Set Goals If you’re feeling stuck or like you may need some help with any of these things, I’ve got something exciting for you!  Introducing Boss Ladies and Babies Mastermind! Waitlist is open NOW - 2/18 Join the waitlist for $1000 OFF ENROLLMENT!  It is time to build the business of your dreams around a life you love! Members of the Boss Ladies and Babies Mastermind will develop an exceptional understanding of who they are as both Entrepreneurs and Mothers. You will be provided with the confidence and support to live your life and grow your business the way YOU want to, and a custom action plan on how to find the "balance" you've been craving. LEARN MORE HERE: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-mastermind Whats inside: Weekly Education  Part 1 - Your unique balance: Self Management & Gratitude, Time Management & Priorities, Value & Confidence, Identity & Your Why, Finding Your Audience & Niche Part 2 - Getting real: Current Offerings, Message & How To Use Messaging, Business Pillars, Your Voice, Your story Part 3- Consistency: Identity Inventory & Aesthetic, Social Media Strategy,  Content Creation Accountability & Support As you work through your modules each week, you'll have access to weekly office hours for questions, support, accountability, and guidance to implement what you're learning. Monthly Meetings Monthly group meetings help take the content you receive to the next level! Here you will get to connect with the other women in the mastermind face to face, while guided through a discussion on what you've learned.  1:1 Strategy Session At the end of the 3 months, each member of the Mastermind will have a 90 minute 1:1 strategy session to discuss everything you've leaned and put together YOUR personal strategy.  & SO MUCH MORE!  SNAG A SPOT ON THE WAITLIST: https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-mastermind
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February 15, 2022
Galentine's Day With The Mom Link - Collaboration Over Competition
What better way to celebrate Galentine’s Day than with the founders of The Mom Link! Crystal, Nicole, and Gina are three mamas that were complete strangers, met on a social media app, and started a business and community of female entrepreneurs/mompreneurs. These ladies are driven by collaboration over competition and have created a powerful community full of GIRL POWER! Key Points For This Episode: -How three strangers came together on the internet to create an impactful business -Tips for balancing friendship and business partnership -The movement of Women Supporting Women and why collaboration over competition is so important -How to be cheerleader for other women succeeding -FInding your community 👉Connect With The Mom Link : IG/CH/Twitter/FB The Mom Link 👉 Become a member of Boss Ladies and Babies Headquarters https://megangillespie.podia.com/boss-ladies-and-babies-headquarters 🗣 Want to join the conversation? Follow along on social @bossladiesandbabies and check out all of our resources at www.bossladiesandbabies.com  👉 Are you a Boss Lady with a business? We want to support you! If you’re interested in us promoting your business on our show send us an email! This week’s Boss Lady Spotlight is KP Metal Works🤩 KP Metalworks is a woman and mom-owned welding and metal fabrication company based in Bellingham, WA. With 25 years of experience in structural and artistic welding, KP Metalworks will bring your custom metal project to life with integrity, durability and individuality.
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February 10, 2022