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The Eight Types of Solopreneurs

entrepreneur freelance Aug 23, 2021
 

Whether you call it freelancing, consulting, contracting, or gig-work…the independent work revolution is real.

According to Upwork, 36% of the US workforce freelanced in 2020 and...

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When You're Addicted to Entrepreneurship Success Has Nothing to Do with Money

Entrepreneurship is a risky business. (Pun intended.)

About 20% of businesses will close in their first year and only 50% will survive past the five-year mark.

And that’s just the actual...

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The Antidote to Languishing Isn’t Focus, It’s Idleness

best life better world time Jun 22, 2021

For the last month or so I’ve found it incredibly difficult to be productive.

This is not common for me — I love my job, I love my work, and I love “getting things done.”...

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How to Battle Solopreneur Loneliness

Entrepreneurship is an addiction. If you’re predisposed you know it because you are never satisfied by doing things on other people’s terms, for other people’s reasons, or on...
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How to Make Yourself Indispensable as a Freelancer

I approach my work in a way that makes me indispensable to my clients so that I become an integral part of their team. And becoming an integral part of their team makes me indispensable because...

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I Haven't Worked 40 Hours a Week in Years…and I Don't Feel Guilty About It

One of the main reasons I decided to work for myself was because I was sick of people telling me how much to work, when to work, and where to work. 

I sat at a desk for eight hours a day, even...

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5 Rules for Effective Meetings

Meetings have been a big topic lately. It seems like everyone is trying to figure how to have less of them so that people have time to focus on the actual work.

I can’t tell you how many...

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How to Tell Your Clients What You Do

I’ve always had jobs that were hard to explain to other people.

I started my career as a teacher. That was the easy one.

“I’m a teacher.”

That’s a very...

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How to Brainstorm

Have you ever had a client who hired you to complete a project, but it turns out they actually have no idea what they want?

Often people will go straight toward a “goal” without...

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How to Create the Conditions for Your Best Work

I’m a morning person.

The best time of the day for me is from about 3 am until noon. That’s when my brain is humming... and I get most of my work done.

At first, I fought the urge to...

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