Prep Your Business for the Holidays Like a Boss

Prep Your Business for the Holidays Like a Boss

It’s almost time to switch from Pumpkin Spice to Peppermint! That means it’s time to firm up details for our businesses now so we can fully enjoy the holidays with our family & friends. We asked 11 women what they’re doing to prep ahead of time for their business so they can watch all their favorite Christmas movies without feeling guilty. But how can this be? Is stepping away from your business during the busiest time of year a good idea? It is if you plan ahead!

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14 Goals in Motion from Women We Admire

14 Goals in Motion from Women We Admire

Hello, hello! How’s your week going, Babe? Fabulous, I hope. Every week we chat about a different topic. Last week is was all about the “F” word.. FOMO. You can check it out here. This week our topic is 2018 Goals. It’s Pumpkin Spice season, so that means we’re in the homestretch! We checked in with 13 women (plus me!) about how their 2018 goals have been coming along. We also invited them to share a goal that’s currently in motion. 

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9 Reasons to Kick FOMO to the Curb

9 Reasons to Kick FOMO to the Curb

Happy Top Knot Tuesday! You know what to do— top off that mug, get your pretty hair out of your face & let’s conquer something big together. This week’s topic is ‘FOMO’, aka ‘fear of missing out’. We’ve all been there. It’s hard not to fall into the trap of the comparison game because we have access to so many different people and ways of life. Instagram & Pinterest can be tools to foster inspiration & get creative juices flowing, but more often than not they’re also the main culprit for causing us to feel like we’re not doing enough, that we’re not successful enough, or some other negative (and definitely untrue!) thing.

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12 Women Who Make Pivoting Their Business

12 Women Who Make Pivoting Their Business

Happy Top Knot Tuesday! Fill up your mug, put your hair in a messy bun & let's do this! This week’s topic is all about pivoting for your business— because the first lesson each of us learns after we launch is how to come up with a plan B. Staying flexible and being resourceful is an absolute must as a business owner. Part of being resourceful is being able to reach out when you need a hand or an ear, so the best resource we have is each other. Having women you can ask questions and hear about what has worked and hasn’t for is so invaluable & comforting. We want you to know that it’s okay if plan A isn’t working.

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Know Your Worth

Know Your Worth

Hello, hello! I hope you’re feeling brave & proud this week. In order to put yourself out there in the way that it takes to be a small business owner, you gotta be brave. That doesn’t mean ‘perfect’, but it does entail saying (and meaning) ‘I belong here and I have something special to offer’. Sometimes we need an outside push to remind us that we belong. Today, that outside voice is Heather S. Saunders. Heather is a Senior Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial. ‘Know Your Worth’ is a topic for every gal who has honed her craft & created a pricing structure in order to offer that craft to others, because pricing is more than numbers on a page-- it's also a state of mind. Check out what Heather has to say about pricing for herself & her advice for other Babes out there.

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7 Challenges Small Business Owners Face

7 Challenges Small Business Owners Face

Hiya, Boss Babes! This past Sunday we hosted a Babe Crafted Member event & each of us shared a goal we’re working on. There were so many amazing goals discussed— including ones involving a new product launch & bringing more balance and self love to the table. But with goals, come challenges, and we can face ‘em together. We asked 7 Boss Babes what their current challenge is. We all come to the point where we have to ask ourselves "how am I going to get to the next level?" and "what can I do to have better balance in my life?" 

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The Morning Routines of 17 Badass Women

The Morning Routines of 17 Badass Women

Hiya! Welcome back to another round of small business tips, Boss Babes. We have a new topic each week & ask industry leaders to share valuable insight every Tuesday. Today’s topic is a bit different. Instead of sharing business tips, we’re chatting about what to do before you start working for the day. Morning routines are important because they can make or break your day. We asked 17 badass women from all over Tampa Bay & beyond about what the first things they do in the morning are. No two morning routines look exactly the same, but you can definitely tell that to have a productive day, it requires some intention before you crack into your daily to do list.

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12 Women Investing in Themselves Like a Boss

12 Women Investing in Themselves Like a Boss

Well, hello there! You know what time it is, Babe. It’s time to party….. with business tips! So, get another cup of coffee and come sit with us. We’re chatting about how women invest in themselves. Last week we shared how women are incorporating sustainability into their biz & the week before we shared how ladies are giving back to their communities. What we’re learning through these different topics & stories is that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to running a small business. We can each go our own way. That goes for investing in yourself, too! Do it your way; find the resources you need and soak it all in. Let’s do what’s best for each of us & support one another along the ride.

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9 Ways to Make Your Business More Sustainable

9 Ways to Make Your Business More Sustainable

Hiya, Babes! How’s your week going? Fantastically, I hope. Let’s talk about ‘sustainability’. Our businesses need resources to operate, and since we all work in different industries, those resources can look very different. We can get started on being more sustainable by first knowing what we need & what we use. Check out what 9 fab Boss Babes are doing to incorporate sustainability into their business.

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8 Boss Babes Giving Back with Their Business

8 Boss Babes Giving Back with Their Business

It’s Top Knot Tuesday, Babes! Get ready for some kindness. Today we have insight from 7 fab women entrepreneurs about how they give back in their businesses. Philanthropy can make your business stronger because being involved in the community & building your brand around a purpose that’s more than just sales is something special that will resonate with potential clients. The word ‘Philanthropy’ might be conjuring images of fancy galas and big sponsorship dollars, but honestly there are so many approachable ways to give back. Once you find a non-profit with a mission you’re passionate about, you can explore the many ways that you can contribute. We promise there are unique ways that are the perfect for your business that either aren’t obvious from looking at their website or you hadn’t thought of before! 

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How to Give Back in Tampa Bay

How to Give Back in Tampa Bay

Happy Independence Week, Boss Babes! I wanted to take a moment to share some details about Tampa Bay-based non-profits that empower women & girls in our community in one easy to find place. The less time you have to hunt around for the details you need to help women in your community get closer to living a creative, fulfilled life that they love, the better!

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11 Ways Being an Entrepreneur Changes You

11 Ways Being an Entrepreneur Changes You

Hiya, Boss Babes! Ready for another epic topic? Last week we chatted about our ‘why’. 12 amazing women shared why they started their businesses. I think think that the questions of ‘why’ & ‘how’ are related— so it makes perfect sense to next talk about how we change when we start our entrepreneurship journey. There are many, many challenges and hundreds of decisions to make along the way. Undoubtedly, the process changes you. We asked 11 business owners how being an entrepreneur has changed them & here are the wonderful things they shared with us.

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