301: Wanna Be A Boss In Business and Life? Advice From the Original Boss Babe with Natalie Ellis

I am SO excited for today’s episode, because the original boss babe, Natalie Ellis is joining me! Natale is the CEO and co-founder of BossBabe, an online community inspiring women and championing collaboration over competition. She is a total powerhouse in creating connection and helping women move forward in their businesses. Natalie has a passion with helping women get out of feeling stuck, all while showing them how to be empowered and free to build their own businesses. She is a strategic serial entrepreneur, who gets out there and makes her goals and dreams HAPPEN. Have a pen and paper handy, because Natalie offers countless words of wisdom and advice!


Question Highlights:

  • What has it taken to get where you are growth-wise?
  • In what ways did you begin to realize you needed to do something different?
  • How do you maintain high achievement and high standards, while still trying to balance self-care?
  • How do you look for and hire someone who is an implementer?
  • What do you need most in order to get what you want in this next year?
  • How do you deal with having to say no, in order to make space for the great things?
  • How do you approach and prepare for conversations around topics that are difficult?
  • What was your biggest learning lesson from this last year? Challenge?
  • What is scaring you in your life right now?
  • What should female entrepreneurs be asking in order to get them where they want to be?
  • What are some tactics that you have to use around fear?
  • What is the most exciting thing coming up for you?


“Ever since I started my career, I've felt like I had no choice but to succeed.”

“I think I was so far in my masculine that I was just doing, doing, doing – I didn’t even know what it looked like or meant
to just be.”

“I wanted my body to have a chance to be in its natural state.”

“When I give myself space and time, I am so much more creative and bring more ideas to the table.”

“We’re all different, and we’re all made up of different balances, but it’s looking within to find out how much of each thing you need to be able to sustain your performance.”

“It’s so easy to play small, and it’s so easy to set goals that make you feel good as opposed to making you feel scared.”

Armed with a degree in Business Management, Natalie Is a successful serial entrepreneur with a love for business strategy, psychology and entrepreneurship. Natalie has worked with academic institutions and government organizations to advise on young entrepreneurship, as well as winning over 11 national awards for her work in the space. Natalie’s passion Iles in empowering and supporting women to have the confidence and skills to build and run successful businesses.

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