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Turn Your Skills Into Dolla Bills

I’m what people refer to as a generalist. Project management is a skill set that is replicable across all content areas and applications. That doesn’t mean I am the best fit for any...

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How To Take a REAL Vacation When You Work for Yourself

 

When you work for yourself, by yourself, “time off” can be a bit of a paradox—you can be much more flexible about having “time off” day-to-day, but it can be...

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3 Reasons Freelancing Makes Me a Better Parent

Being a working parent has never been easy. Traditional work scenarios are designed for people without boundaries and constraints with performance (explicitly or implicitly) tied to long workdays...

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Four Ways to Reboot Your Business Model

 There are as many types of solopreneur business models as there are solopreneurs. When you work for yourself, by yourself, you can reinvent what you do whenever you want.

That’s...

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Six Ways To Start Thinking Like a Boss

Traditional employment conditions us to be dependent.

When you work for other people, they take care of you. Your paycheck goes into your account and has already been taxed, your 401K has...

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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

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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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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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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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