An Unexpected Tool for Living Your Best Life

An Unexpected Tool for Living Your Best Life

Seeing as this blog is mostly about starting a self-employed business, I can see how an article on meditation might seem off topic. In actuality, I’ve found that meditation is a vital tool as a business owner. Read on to see if I can get you on the meditation bandwagon!

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How to Cure the "Never Enough" Feeling

How to Cure the "Never Enough" Feeling

It’s easy to fall into the trap of feeling like there’s never enough, whether that sentence ends with stuff, money or time. Here’s an article that investigates this feeling and helps to reframe “never enough” into “enough” leading to more joy and a greater impact.

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How to Embrace Self-Employment with Sanity

How to Embrace Self-Employment with Sanity

Sometimes it can seem like self-employment is a race with a very ambiguous finish line. It benefits no-one if you exhaust yourself, and yet it can be hard to shift gears so that you’re living a balanced life while building your business. Here’s a metaphor that seems to help bring sanity to the over-achiever inside each of us.

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Unexpected Self-Employment Advice: Fire That Client

Unexpected Self-Employment Advice: Fire That Client

It might seem counter-intuitive, but firing a client can be vital to keeping your self-employed business afloat! Read on to learn more about why that is and also how to identify a client you should fire, and how to do the firing.

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Feminism is the Strength You Need to Launch Your Business

Feminism is the Strength You Need to Launch Your Business

Feminism has offered a critique of the working world, and I believe the trends it's noted have a correlation with trends I notice among women entrepreneurs. In addition to an explanation, I offer some strategies to bring feminism into your self-employed life. 

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​ The 4 Elements of a Work Date

​ The 4 Elements of a Work Date

Working for yourself can feel lonely at times and it can be difficult to stay motivated. This is where a work buddy or co-working can help. Here are the 4 elements to a successful work date: Define, Choose, Location, Commitment.

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Perks of Being Self Employed: Learning

Perks of Being Self Employed: Learning

Self employment comes with a wide variety of benefits, many of them are unexpected. One thing I love about being self employed is my freedom to follow my curiosity and learn more about the things I'm interested in. When you're self employed, everything you learn becomes a value-add to your clients. It's win-win-win all around!

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The Big Hurdle of Being an Entrepreneur

The Big Hurdle of Being an Entrepreneur

A lot of being an entrepreneur is a lot more circuitous than a well-laid and direct plan. Whether you're already running your business, or if you're just thinking about it, you can start cultivating the tools you'll need at any time. The sooner you get started, the sooner your business will be thriving and as an added bonus you'll likely be enjoying your business far more! 

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