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Bossy, Brilliant, & Badass

Bossy, Brilliant, & Badass

By Lisa Lindsey & Liz Green
Bossy, Brilliant & Badass is a weekly conversation about business, careers and personal development, designed to inspire, educate and motivate you to show up powerfully, live fearlessly and to find and unleash your inner badass! Your hosts Lisa Lindsey and Liz Green are coaches and small business owners who share their paths to success, the obstacles they overcame, and the tools, tips, resources, and mindset strategies of successful women. Whether you're an entrepreneur, business owner, CEO, boss, leader, coach, or wannabe, this is the show for you. #beabadass
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The Top 5 Money Mistakes that New Entrepreneurs Make (w/Shannon Weinstein, CPA)

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The Top 5 Money Mistakes that New Entrepreneurs Make (w/Shannon Weinstein, CPA)

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The Top 5 Money Mistakes that New Entrepreneurs Make (w/Shannon Weinstein, CPA)
This week the ladies are joined by Shannon Weinstein, CPA to discuss the mistakes to avoid when starting up your business.  Shannon is a CPA and fitness professional based in Connecticut. Her company, Fitnancial Solutions, provides tax and accounting services for small business owners, specializing in online businesses. She also offers educational workshops and coaching catered to new entrepreneurs. www.fitnancialsolutons.com https://www.instagram.com/shannonkweinstein/ Shannon is launching her own self-paced course designed to give business owners a comprehensive financial toolkit and support community as they embark on their entrepreneurial journey. If you want to get on the list to find out when it goes live, click here: https://bit.ly/BMMwaitlist Disclaimer: While Shannon is a qualified CPA, the information she provides in today's episode is intended to be educational in nature and does not represent individual tax or accounting advice. Please seek the assistance of a professional who understands your unique situation before implementing anything you learn today.
34:34
September 1, 2020
How to Find Your Niche (with Greg Faxon)
As you start up your business, defining your niche is one of the most critical decisions you can make. This week, Liz and Lisa talk with Greg Faxon all about the who, what and how of finding your niche.   Find Greg at www.gregfaxon.com Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
41:54
August 25, 2020
How to Keep Your Business Inspired & Stress-free (with Lauren Lapointe)
This week, Liz & Lisa talk with Lauren Lapointe, a business coach and Canadienne (yes - that's very important).  They discuss how to start and keep your business inspired by understanding your why and they provide tips for keeping your stress levels low when things get tough.  Find Lauren at her website - www.laurenthecoach.com or on Instagram @laurenlapointecoach Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
57:58
August 18, 2020
How to Grow an Entrepreneurial Mindset (with Liz Green)
Turnabout is fair play.  This week Lisa interviews Liz. They discuss the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset, how to know if you have a fixed mindset and how it impacts your ability to be successful in business.  Check out these two episodes for some context. Liz discussing how she started her business. Learn more about IFS concepts.  Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
39:21
August 11, 2020
Is it Time to Hire Your First Employee? (with Lisa Lindsey)
This week, the ladies try something new. Liz interviews Lisa.  They cover a few different topics related to building your team. They discuss: Lisa's background and career in HR. Understanding whether it is time to hire your first employee, and A few alternatives to hiring full time staff. Sign up to learn more about all the things you need to do if you decide you need to hire an employee by signing up for Lisa's "Hire Your First Employee" webinar.  Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
49:54
August 4, 2020
Gain the Subconscious Advantage (with Leslie Zane)
This week, Liz and Lisa speak to Leslie Zane, Founder and CEO of Triggers Growth Strategy about the ways in which you can gain an advantage over your competitors by building positive connections to your brand.  Find Leslie on LinkedIn or at her website.  Mentioned Resources: Outliers: The Story of Success Cracking the Code on Brand Growth Dollar Shave Club video Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
44:58
July 28, 2020
What We Wish We Knew Before Becoming Entrepreneurs
This week Lisa and Liz chat about some of the things they wish they knew before starting their businesses.  Entrepreneur life is tough going and if we knew then what we know now, then they we would have been better prepared to tackle the challenges and enjoy the rewards. Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
01:02:18
July 21, 2020
Strategies to Get Started with Digital Marketing (w/ Matt Mise)
This week, Liz and Lisa are joined by Matt Mise.  This practical conversation dives into the strategies that small and medium business owners can use to build their brand, find their unique selling proposition and create lead generating content.  Find Matt on LinkedIn. Mentioned Resources: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
01:02:42
July 14, 2020
42 Days Later...Introducing Season 2
The ladies return with season 2! Catch up to learn what they did during the break and learn all about the things they have planned for the season, where they will be discussing all things entrepreneurship. Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
22:28
July 7, 2020
Resilience, Creativity & The Future of Work (with Dr. Terri L. Horton, EdD)
This week, Dr. Terri L. Horton, joins us to discuss the ways in which COVID-19 has propelled us into the future of work, highlighting the way technology has and is impacting the way we work now.  Additionally we delve into how women can invest in themselves and their own sustainability so that they can get ahead and thrive win this new era.  Find Dr Horton at her website https://www.terrilhorton.com/  or on LinkedIn.  Mentioned Resources: Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
55:52
May 26, 2020
How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Digital Predators - Part 2 (with Francesca Rossi, LCSW)
In part 2 of our interview with Francesca Rossi, LCSW, we discuss her tips to help you protect yourself and your business from online predators using COVID-19 to take advantage of unsuspecting individuals.  Don't worry we had some suggestions as well.  CONTENT WARNING:  This episode contains depictions of intimate partner violence and domestic terrorism that some people may find disturbing. If you want to avoid this content, skip to the second half of the episode. Find Francesca Rossi at  https://www.thrivingthrough.com/ MENTIONED RESOURCES LastPass - https://lastpass.wo8g.net/3vG5y Have I Been Pwned - https://haveibeenpwned.com/ For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
41:41
May 19, 2020
How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Digital Predators - Part 1 (with Francesca Rossi, LCSW)
Statewide stay at home orders have forced us to move our lives and our businesses online.  For many of us that's a simple shift in behavior, but for the countless survivors of digital violence, the internet and the shift to online activities can be traumatizing. This week, Francesca Rossi, LCSW, therapist and activist joins us to share her tips to help you protect yourself and your business from online predators using COVID-19 to take advantage of unsuspecting individuals.  In part 1, Francesca shares an unbelievable story of survival. CONTENT WARNING:  This episode contains depictions of intimate partner violence and domestic terrorism that some people may find disturbing. If you want to avoid this content, skip to the second half of the episode. Find Francesca Rossi at  https://www.thrivingthrough.com/ For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
52:29
May 12, 2020
Failure is not Final
Besides trying to figure out how to live through a pandemic, there is simply a lot of things not going right, in our businesses and in our careers. As a result, there is a lot of failure and it feels like a death sentence.  This week, we talk about how to manage those feelings of failure, re-frame failure as an opportunity by changing your mindset and recognizing that failure builds strength and character.  For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
35:11
May 5, 2020
How to Adapt Your Business for Growth (with Rick Maher)
As we continue to live through Coronavirus (COVID-19) and a shutdown of the economy, many businesses need to adapt to a new way of doing things.  This week, Rick Maher, CEO of Turning Point HCM joins us to discuss how to pivot your business by  leveraging your data to understand the best next moves; assessing risks and identifying opportunities; Taking care of your employees while you make necessary business changes.  Rick can be reached via his website: https://www.turningpointhcm.com/ For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
52:48
April 28, 2020
Remember Your Confidence by Building a Personal Inventory (with Mary Connelly)
When faced with personal challenges, career disruption, or the current economic landscape, how does one remain confident and up to the challenge, and call on their “better selves?” Taking a personal inventory of one’s “Accomplishments,” personal and professional, can instill a sense of inner calm and confidence when faced with new challenges. This week we talk with Mary Connelly, who shares her process for taking a personal inventory of accomplishments which elicits a remembrance of individual courage -tapping into a memory of success that often gets forgotten with each new challenge as vulnerability sets in. Get in touch with Mary via her website: https://www.mccoachingnyc.com/ For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
49:41
April 21, 2020
How to Understand and Tame Your Inner Critic (with Chris Burris, LPC, LMFT)
You know that voice in your head... the one that tells you that you aren't good enough, that calls you fat or asks you constantly who do you think you are?  Meet you inner critic.  Often, the things your critic says aren't true but there is a reason it exists.   This week we talk to Chris Burris, LPC, LMFT about how to understand the value of your inner critic and tame it, so it doesn't  take a toll on you and all of the goals you are trying to reach.  Chris can be reached via his website: http://burriscounseling.com/ For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
43:06
April 14, 2020
Quit Quitting on Your Wellness Goals! (with Taylor Jones)
Taylor Jones of Taylor Made Tasty joins us week to discuss how we can stop quitting on our wellness goals and the importance of developing healthy habits especially during this time.  For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ What We're Watching Ozark Tiger King Spinning Out Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to check out our website, visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
40:09
April 7, 2020
How to elevate Your Pandemic Meals (with Chef Brian Pancir)
You know what? It's starting to feel pretty bleak. It will be a while before things get back to normal and in the meantime there are people who need lots of help.  If you are able to help others in our community or are someone who needs help you can get assistance by tapping into Mutual Aid Resources in their communities.  For more information visit, Big Door Brigade. For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ You know what else, we aren't going to be going to a restaurant anytime soon.  Never fear, this week talk to Chef Brian Pancir (@chef_pancir) who shares how we can make delicious, easy to execute four-star meals while we are at home. Featured Recipes Magazine Rack of Lamb Pan-Seared Scallops Hearty Barley Salad
32:58
March 31, 2020
How to Protect Your Mental Health During Coronavirus (with Louise Lipman, LCSW-R)
This week we welcome our first guest, Louise Lipman, LCSW-R who walks us through some of the ways that we can protect and maintain our mental health during these trying times. We discuss what is driving the fears, we are feeling right now, how the lessons from our past that can help us through and the importance of connections. For up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit, the CDC's dedicated website https://www.coronavirus.gov/ We want to hear from you! Send us your questions to questions@bossybrilliantbadass.com or use the link below to send us a voice memo. Stay safe and healthy. 
54:15
March 24, 2020
Coronavirus: Managing in a Time of Crisis
This week we talk about the thing that's on everyone's mind right now: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on our lives and businesses.  We also discuss what we think you can be doing right now to help you manage through this pandemic. Whether you are are solopreneur, employee, doing a job search, we share how you can take care of yourselves professionally and personally.  For more and up to date information visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) We know it's a scary time right now, but remember this is temporary, there is a light at the end of the tunnel and this too shall pass. 
40:02
March 17, 2020
BBB Celebrates Badass Women this Women's History Month
This week, Liz and Lisa highlight 10, no 12 women who they consider to be badasses. Culled from InStyle's The Badass 50 2020, they discuss the values embodied by these women.  Mentioned Resources What It Means To Be A Badass - link to article.  Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to check out our website, visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
30:47
March 10, 2020
Are You A Healthy Leader?
This week, Liz and Lisa discuss leadership.  They review their differences between management and leadership, give their takes in the age old question of whether leaders are born or made and the single characteristic every healthy leader should possess.  Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to check out our website, visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
35:56
March 3, 2020
It's Badass to Practice Gratitude!
This week Liz and Lisa discuss gratitude. They talk about: What Gratitude is Why it's important, and How to incorporate it into your daily lives.  Mentioned Resources:  The Five Minute Journal  Emmons, R. A., & McCullough, M. E. (2003). Counting blessings versus burdens: Experimental studies of gratitude and subjective well-being in daily life. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 377-389.  [pdf]  Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance  Strengthsfinder 2.0  The VIA Character Strengths Survey  Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to check out our website, visit us on Facebook  or join us on Instagram or Twitter.
30:32
February 25, 2020
Being a Badass Means Saying Yes
This week we discuss the reasons behind choosing Bossy, Brilliant & Badass as the name of the podcast.  In our conversation, we chat about having courage and how being a badass is sometimes simply about saying yes to the opportunities that come your way. Mentioned Resources: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes Thanks for tuning in! Thanks for joining us on today’s episode of the Bossy, Brilliant & Badass podcast! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes and leave us a rate and review to help us reach even more badass women. Don’t forget to check out our website, visit us on Facebook  or join us on Twitter
32:26
February 18, 2020
Starting Our Businesses (A Conversation)
This week's episode was recorded prior to Liz and Lisa deciding to work together and co-host Bossy, Brilliant & Badass.  During their conversation, the chat about how they started their businesses, the obstacles they faced and how coaching helped them to move their business ahead. 
55:37
February 11, 2020
Meet Your Hosts
In this episode, we introduce ourselves to you, tell you a little bit about who we are and let you know what you can expect from the podcast each week.  We also want to hear from you.  This podcast is a space for you to ask any questions that you might have about coaching, career and professional development, business issues or anything like that. If you have a burning questions that you would like us to answer, you can send an email to questions@bossybrilliantbadass.com or you can simply record a voice memo using the link in the description. We would love it if follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and feel free to share with us using the hashtag #beabadass!
09:45
February 4, 2020
I'm Brilliant!
No explanation needed - we already know you're brilliant.
00:52
January 25, 2020
I'm Bossy!
Teaser episode - Are you Bossy? Well you're in good company. 
00:59
January 24, 2020