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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Mugs Monday with Natalie Levy

Mugs Monday with Natalie Levy

Merry Monday, Boss Babes! I hope you’ve had a stellar weekend. We’re back after some R&R for a new Mugs Monday interview. This week’s featured gal is Natalie Levy of Live Your Best Life. She’s a freedom & business coach based in New York City. Natalie’s journey towards become the happiest & healthiest version of herself has been a long one. Through travel, fitness, & lots of research, she’s come out on the other side ready to fulfill her ‘why’, which is helping to propel her clients to the life they’ve been dreaming of.

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Meet Theresa Chu-Bermúdez!

Meet Theresa Chu-Bermúdez!

Hi! How’s it going, lady? Fabulously, I hope. I’ve been jonesin’ to introduce you to Theresa Chu-Bermúdez of Get Out! Custom Travels. She’s a travel planner, lover of all things Lord of the Rings, & has a true passion for her small biz. She recently came back from an epic trip to Ireland with her sister where she made homemade scones on a farm, kissed the Blarney Stone, toured the Guinness Brewery, and so much more. Knowing Theresa is an adventure, so I’m totally sure you’ll have fun hearing about how she started Get Out! & what she’s learned along the way.

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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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Mugs Monday with Lauren Frontiera

Mugs Monday with Lauren Frontiera

Happy Mugs Monday, Babes! I hope your weekend felt great. I’m looking forward to introducing you to Lauren Frontiera of The Real Female Entrepreneur. Lauren was named as an awesome Boss Babe by Kelsey Christine & Britt Hyatt of Launch Your Daydream in their recent Mugs Monday interview. Lauren is based in Denver, Colorado and founded her business in 2017. She’s thoughtfully created a digital membership geared towards women business owners as well as a podcast featuring women talking about all the things every business owner absolutely needs to know. Plus, she’s got great taste in movies.

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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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Mugs Monday with Stacey Davis

Mugs Monday with Stacey Davis

Hello & happy Mugs Monday! Today we’re excited to introduce you to Stacey Davis of LOVEFRESH. We first met Stacey in a previous Mugs Monday interview when Toronto-based Designer, Lesley Pocklington named her as one of her absolute favorite Boss Babes. Stacey created her natural body care line after experimenting in her Toronto kitchen in 2007. She wanted to create skin, hair, and home products that would be beautiful, but also non-toxic and completely natural. Fast forward to today and you can not only find her wide range of products online, but LOVEFRESH is also available at over 60 international locations, including Finland, England, Mexico, and the U.S.

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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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Mugs Monday with Erica Feldmann

Mugs Monday with Erica Feldmann

Good morning, Boss Babes! I hope you’re feeling rested & ready for an exciting week ahead. Fill up your mug and meet Erica Feldmann! Erica is the Owner of a shop called HausWitch in Salem, Massachusetts. HausWitch opened in 2015 and has since become an award-winning shop favorite in M.A. and the place to not only support local, women makers of items like candles, cards, and home decor, but also to add healing and magic to your every day life.

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Meet Christal Kotchman-Giardina!

Meet Christal Kotchman-Giardina!

Happy Boss Babe Wednesday, ladies! I’m really looking forward to introducing you to Christal Kotchman-Giardina of CKG & Associates and Toast On The Town. I met Christal in November of 2017 at her Toast On The Town Fall Harvest Dinner. Chef Rosana Rivera & Chef Ricardo Castro of Piquant were her featured Chefs and I was Piquant’s Event Manager for the event. The Fall Harvest Dinner was a 7 course dining experience for 75 attendees, & it was beautifully put together and full of heart. Christal is so thoughtful & down to Earth. I know you’ll be encouraged by her stories, big goals, & her heart.

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