Image of phone with a Small Business Boss Email

Get BS-free insights to help you build a simple and sustainable service business.

Direct to your inbox on Wednesdays

Arrow pointing to Small Business Boss email sign up button
Click here to subscribe
building a trusted business

Building a Trusted Business: 7 Specific Ideas to Implement in 2022

Trust is a key component of your ability to market, sell and serve your clients on an ongoing basis. But building trust is harder than…

trust in business

Building and Breaking Trust: Three Common Tactics to Watch For

In marketing we talk about the know, like, trust factor, but there’s an ongoing lack of understanding of what it really means to trust a…

A new year brings with it an opportunity to reset. Here are some concrete ideas for 2022to help you kick off the year of the BS-Free business.

2022: The Year of the BS-Free Business

2022 is here, and a new year brings with it an opportunity for each of us to look at how we run our businesses and do things a little differently. In this episode, I’m digging into what I’ll be increasingly focusing on in the year to come, and calling on you to do the same.

2021: The Year in Review

Tis the season for lots of reflection, as I was looking back at the year, I thought it would be fun to share the good,…

Year-end often brings pressure to plan — but it doesn’t have to be a stressful activity. Here’s what you need to know about planning for 2022.

How I’m Really Planning for 2022

There’s something that happens at this time of year right before the holidays where the pressure to plan gets amped right up. And as much…

As a business owner there are so many different approaches to handling money. Here’s what you need to know about creating your own money goals.

Ditching Arbitrary Money Goals: Setting New Metrics for Personal Success

Ditching Arbitrary Money Goals: Setting New Metrics for Personal Success By Maggie Patterson All opinions in this post are my opinions and mine alone. You…

Hustling 24/7 isn’t a sustainable biz plan. Here’s Brittany Berger on ableism in online business and why hustle culture isn’t serving anyone.

Hustle Culture and Ableism in Online Business With Brittany Berger

As an industry, online business is deeply rooted in hustle culture, and it leads to burnout and a host of other issues as we work…

Sales Conversations: BS Messaging & Myths to Watch For

Have you ever thought to yourself, “ugh, I’m bad at sales” or wondered if you were missing something in the sales process? If you have,…

Delegating doesn’t come easily to everyone, but it’s a skill worth building. Here’s what you need to know about the dynamics of delegation.

The Dynamics of Delegation with Bekka Prideaux

What do you think of when you hear the word delegation? Do you get excited? Or do you get a little sweaty or want to…