In my original ideal world of freelancing I’d hang out my shingle and stellar clients would pour in. I’d have work to do all the time with no dry periods. All the clients would be willing to pay premium rates, beginning the day I started building sites.
Yeah it sounds silly now, but it’s…Continue
Added by Curtis McHale on February 21, 2017 at 11:58am — No Comments
I’ve been hearing from plenty of you about what it is like to work in a toxic work environment. Between increased workloads, pressures to perform, back biting, tight budgets, and cramped spaces, your emotional and physical health can suffer.…
If you’re considering taking on freelance projects part or full time, this post lists freelance websites you can use to find work.
I’ve been doing a series in the last weeks about…
Because of that, I read around sixty books a year, with about forty-five of them being focused on business or…Continue
If you’ve been considering turning your 9 to 5 into a freelance job, you’re probably tossing around the pros and cons of freelance work.
Freelancers make up 34% of the workforce right now, and the percentage of workers freelancing will bloom to 50% by 2020 according to a recent post in Entrepreneur…Continue
If you’re a professional and haven’t considered freelancing as a job option, perhaps you should. In the United States alone, 1 in 3 workers (more than 53 million) are now earning income from non traditional work according to a report from the …
For the last 5 years I’ve been posting to this blog as well as two others – the 3D Nutrition blog and the Today’s the Day weight loss blog. As we approach the end of 2016 and anticipate 2017 and all it holds, I am simplifying both in my business and in my personal life.
Personally, our family is growing. We…Continue
With the beginning of 2017 right around the corner, many of us are searching relentlessly to find and evaluate all the great bargains. If we do this for our holiday shopping, why wouldn’t we invest as much time shopping for the best companies to work for?
Added by Marcy Travis on December 4, 2016 at 7:06am — No Comments
This post and graphic is courtesy of Megan Wilson, Gherich & Co. Thanks Megan for this insightful post!!
Sometimes Millennials get a bad rap. They’re the ones who are completely connected to their devices, who find traditional work boring, who might be living with their parents into…Continue
It stinks to lose your job! Losing your job is one of those things that can completely upend your life, causing tremendous stress and a loss of confidence if you let it.
Conversely, sudden unemployment can also be an opportunity for a new direction or a…Continue
Are you susceptible to the 'any benefit' trap? Something new comes along, and you can only focus on a single alluring feature, completely ignoring the trade-offs (negatives) that may come along with it.
The Any-Benefit Approach to Network Tool Selection: You’re…Continue
Added by Curtis McHale on October 25, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments
Did you ever think of yourself as a masterpiece, or work of art? Probably not, but you are. If you thought of your life as a canvas, a picture being formed, you would dream big… really big.
Lean into your dreams and heart desires...…Continue
There is nothing worse than the defeat felt when giving up on a dream.
I'm not saying life is always pie in the sky; but incorporating our dreams into our daily lives is healthy and transformative.
In our imperfect, daily lives, we need to experience the triumph of purpose and…Continue
So, you think it sounds great to run your own business. You get to sit in coffee shops working on interesting projects for people you love and you get paid well to do it. The people you meet at these coffee shops find you interesting and you have great conversations about the state of the world and your industries.
That dream, though, is an idyllic portrait that doesn't portray the 10 years of hard work you'll need to put in to achieve that dream. You’re not going to ‘hang your…Continue
I am a whole-hearted believer that whether you work as an employee or business owner that your overall motivation should not be working to just make money. Money will not bring you fulfillment. There has to be more to the “why” you work in your chosen profession. We spend more time in a given day working than we do any other activity. If you are going to work, why not discover and do work that you enjoy and brings fulfillment? You can have both. You do not need to settle.
Have you ever found yourself swimming under a sea of paperwork, emails, and projects? Whether you work for another company in an office building or for yourself at home, it can be such a challenge trying to finish all of the mounting tasks you have each day. How can you finish anything if you can barely keep your head above water? Well, here are four ways you can start winning your day at the office.
1. Organize Your Work Space
Are you struggling to find…Continue
Added by John Miller on August 25, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Most people are very concerned with how to find job opportunities. But finding opportunities is only part of the job search struggle. Finding the best place to work for you personally, is even more important, and I’ll tell you why.
Added by Marcy Travis on August 25, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments
Earlier this week, I lost about 4,000 words from an e-book I'd been penning when my backup drive unexpectedly failed and couldn't be recovered.
Well, the bad news is, I had to rewrite a manuscript.
The good news is, I got to rewrite a manuscript.
I'm sure you've had it happen, too. Whatever it is, when something you've worked tirelessly on gets unexpectedly trashed, your heart seems to go with it. I used to freak out about this sort of thing, sometimes deleting what…Continue
I love to discover different options for people who are searching for alternative work. This week, I’m incredibly excited to share with you companies who operate 100% virtually. In a virtual company, everyone from the CEO down ends up in working from home jobs. Pretty sweet!
I’ve been doing a series this month on work from home opportunities, because so many people seem to be interested in making the transition. You can …Continue