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Episode 116: Being Boss & Being a Boss Mom with Kathleen Shannon from Being Boss

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Being Boss & Being a Boss Mom with Kathleen Shannon from Being Boss. In this episode of the Boss Mom Podcast Kathleen and Dana talk babies, business and podcasting. Sponsored by the delicious Prep Dish! *This episode has explicit and non-kid friendly moments.*

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How Kathleen doesn’t feel like she doesn’t fit the traditional “mom entrepreneur” mold.
  • Being sexy and being mom.
  • Being Boss Podcast with her sister.
  • Having two businesses and one kid, and how to juggle.
  • Planning an annual calendar.
  • How Kathleen handles being in the midst of overwhelm.
  • Kathleen’s struggle with depression.
  • Parenting and starting a new norm.

Our Podcast Sponsor: Prep Dish


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Can I quote you on that? 

  • Getting a business partner is like getting into a marriage. – Kathleen
  • We have a huge calendar where we map out promotions and plan our launches accordingly. – Kathleen
  • When you have a business that is working, you have to grow and refine. – Dana
  • Recognize what works for you and use that to your strength. – Dana
  • It’s a special type of woman who is a stay at home mom. – Dana
  • I love my son watching me do what I do best, I’m excited for him to see me work and influence his future. – Kathleen
  • I surround myself with women who are supportive and non-judgmental. – Kathleen
  • Parenting is the same as entrepreneurship, it’s all about decisions. – Dana

More about our guest, Kathleen Shannon.


Kathleen Shannon is co-founder of Braid Creative where she focuses on personal branding for creative entrepreneurs who blend work and life. Kathleen co-hosts the Being Boss podcast for creatives where she shares everything she knows about getting in the boss mindset, habits and routines, and living the boss life. When she’s not recording a podcast or writing for her audience she is traveling all over the world looking for her next adventure, going on Pokemon hunts with her husband and kid, or working out in the boxing gym.

Being Boss / Braid Creative / Instagram

Connect with Dana: Instagram / The Boss Mom Facebook community (her total happy place)

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Dana Malstaff

Dana Malstaff

Dana Malstaff is the Founder of Boss Mom and creator Nurture to Convert.
She is a mother, author, speaker, messaging strategist, podcaster, blind spot reducer, and movement maker. She believes that too many brilliant moms are struggling to figure out how to grow their business while balancing all that is required to be a good mom, partner, and woman. So many moms are trying to grow their business using trends that feel inauthentic and aren't realistic for their inconsistent schedules. She has helped thousands of women become known for their brain and not their dance moves

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