Boss Mom of the Week: Dana Clausen
Dana is a Michigan native, city-girl turned Kansas farmwife all for the purpose to raise their sons in the country with small town values and work-ethic. After moving to rural America in 2014, Dana got antsy and started investigating online enterprise. Her 15 years of business experience in development and marketing have been the cornerstone to what now helps female entrepreneurs and small business owners accelerate their own business growth.
Tell us a little bit about your family and your Boss Mom journey.
My boys are 6 and 3 and love farm-life. I help where I can with the cattle but are often left-behind when they check the pastures and do chores. This is key time for productivity when I do professional development, business building, and of course meal prep. My Boss Mom journey has been and continues to be a place of growth and excitement. I look forward to the day that the boys will understand my investment, tenacity, and hustle. Living has never been better.
What are some of your favorite go to meals when time is tight and dinner MUST get on the table?
Burgers, Jambalaya, Taco Tuesday
Where do you go for inspiration?
Podcasts are a biggie, but meditation as well.
What are you currently reading or listening to (podcasts, books, blogs etc)?
Podcasts: 10 Minute Marketing, Boss Mom Podcast. Books: Profit First, Living Forward, Present Over Perfect.
What is one piece of business advice that you’d give to a mom just starting out?
Work within your strengths.
In one word, sum up your life as a Boss Mom.
What are three core values of your business and how do those values relate to your motherhood?
I most value transparency, supporting others, and kindness in business. These might surprise you as my core values, but I operate more from a place of service than anything else. Raising our children to operate in the same way is my biggest challenge and desire.
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