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About The Guest:

Dana is a mother, author, business & content strategist, coach, podcaster, and blind spot reducer. Dana is the author of Boss Mom: The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Business & Nurturing Your Family Like a Pro, and the founder of the Boss Mom Movement. She serves Boss Moms who yearn for more time and less guilt when it comes to building their business and raising their family, by providing the tools they need to get more out of their content and business, without sacrificing their family goals.

When she is not creating new courses or building new strategy tools for creative entrepreneurs, she can be found, chasing her two kids on the beach, or thinking of the next fun new family adventure.

Check out Dana’s programs:

Raising Your Business

Boss Mom Academy

7-Figure Business Breakdown Training  

Episode Summary

  • Dana shares the story of how Boss Mom was created and how she felt guilty for not wanting to spend 24 hours with her child. Once she decided to move back to San Diego, California, the guilt was long gone after she met with other mothers that felt the exact same!
    • “I wanted everybody to know that you’re not alone! That’s really why I started Boss Mom because I felt alone and isolated and little did I know that there were thousands of people feeling the exact same way!” – Dana Malstaff

  • Once Dana moved to San Diego, She shares how she was able to find other like-minded women through meet up groups and how she just surrounded herself with people that resonated with her.
    • “Get out and physically meet people and let those people introduce you to other people!” – Dana Malstaff

  • Dana talks on the importance of understanding how communities work. People want to feel included and valued so when Dana wanted to create Boss Mom, she asked everyone to help her do that! She says that when you create your own business, don’t do it alone! You will always need people!
    • “Understanding how people work is the best tool you can have!” – Dana Malstaff

    • “Being valued and being included, that’s the reason Boss Mom grew!” – Dana Malstaff

  • Give yourself permission to not be perfect. Dana shares more on allowing people to help you because that’s how things get better!
  • What makes a good boss mom? Dana says it’s someone that just has to give a crap! If you are someone that actually cares about what you’re doing and how you impact the community, then you’re a good boss mom!
    • “It’s no selfish to work on you!” – Dana Malstaff

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