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Why we wrote The Boss of You: Reason #5,341

December 1st, 2010 by Lauren · 1 Comment

Because it brings people together! Check out this heartwarming story from Victoria, BC interior design duo Inoui Design: What is the story behind Inoui Design Collective? How did the two of you meet? In December 2008, unbeknownst to each other, we were both reading the same business book at the same time (The Boss of […]

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Tags: Boss Ladies We Love · Entrepreneurial Inspiration · Praise for The Boss of You · The Boss of You: The Book

Hot Giveaway: Boss of You + Firestarter Sessions at Covet Chicago

September 2nd, 2010 by Lauren · 1 Comment

The delightful Brigitte of Covet Chicago has a really beautiful giveaway up on her site right now (if we do say so ourselves): one lucky winner will receive a signed copy of The Boss of You along with a copy of Danielle Laporte‘s The Firestarter Sessions. Brigitte has done a lovely job of describing why […]

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Tags: Boss Ladies We Love · Entrepreneurial Inspiration · Resources for Women in Business · The Boss of You: The Book

HR For the Self Employed Worksheet

August 17th, 2010 by Emira · 5 Comments

We had such a great time at the Conference of Creative Entrepreneurs in Seattle this weekend. It was my first conference with baby in tow, and as a result I wasn’t able to spend as much time hanging around and networking as I might have liked, but it was great to be out and about […]

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Tags: Business Tools & Calculators · HR for the Self-Employed · The Boss of You: The Book

The Boss of You: Audiobook & Kindle Editions

May 17th, 2010 by Lauren · Comments Off

A funny thing about being an author is that although you get to take most of the credit for your book, the fact is there’s a huge network of people and organizations involved in getting your book into readers’ hands: From your agent and your publisher to bookstores and libraries, bloggers and reviewers, the web […]

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Tags: Our Story · Resources for Women in Business · The Boss of You: The Book

Top 10 Business Books as Recommended by Design Sponge

May 11th, 2010 by Emira · 2 Comments

Design Sponge has put together a great list of business books for the creatively inclined small business owner/freelancer. And, I’ll be so bold as to say that The Boss of You makes a nice addition to the list — and I’m not the only one, a few people have emailed/pinged me to say the same […]

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Reader Q&A: How to estimate pricing when your time investment is unpredictable

May 3rd, 2010 by Lauren · 1 Comment

I posted on our Facebook page to see if Boss of You fans had any business questions for us, and we got a great one right off the bat: I read your book (awesome, thank you!) and I ran into the first snag when trying to figure budgets. What i want to do would be […]

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WomanzWorld Interview and Book Giveaway

March 22nd, 2010 by Lauren · Comments Off

I recently had the great pleasure of meeting Natalie Sisson, a Vancouver-by-way-of-New-Zealand (and very well-traveled) entrepreneur whose intelligence and energy are inspiring. She maintains a blog called WomanzWorld, where she posts video & written interviews with women entrepreneurs, along with resources and advice. I highly recommend you check it out. Natalie was sweet enough to […]

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Tags: Business Advice · Entrepreneurial Inspiration · Our Story · Resources for Women in Business · The Boss of You: The Book

Hello, Seattle! Are you ready to rock?

June 16th, 2009 by Lauren · Comments Off

Sweet Seattle, we do love you so. And of all the reasons to love Seattle, our friends Megan Reardon (of Not Martha fame) & Kristen Rask (the creative genius behind Schmancy) are high on the list. They started up the Grassroots Business Association last year, a business group for creative, indie entrepreneurs, and it’s been […]

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Seattle peeps, mark your calendars

April 23rd, 2009 by Lauren · Comments Off

We’re going to Seattle! (Or coming to Seattle, depending on your perspective.) We’re going to be speaking with the fabulous Grassroots Business Association on June 17 at Vermillion (1508 11th Ave, Seattle, WA), on the topic, “Defining Business Success on Your Own Terms.” We hope you (and/or your Seattle-based friends) will join us — please […]

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Babycakes The Book & A Short Lesson in Specializing

April 2nd, 2009 by Emira · Comments Off

Forgive the slight tangent from regular business talk here while I share a truly awesome video with you. As a fellow author and a big ol’fan of Babycakes in NY I could not resist sharing this: BabyCakes, the Book of Recipes: It’s Here! from BabyCakes NYC on Vimeo. How great was that? BabyCakes Book of […]

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Tags: Business Advice · Entrepreneurial Inspiration · The Boss of You: The Book