According to bestselling author Dan Pink, we learn best when we teeter on the edge of our confidence.
If a challenge is too difficult, we get discouraged.
But if it’s too easy, we become complacent and stagnate.
So … Read more
In this volatile market, you might suddenly find yourself with no work and a dry pipeline.
You need to drum up business quickly — as in “yesterday!”
But where do you start? Whom do you contact? How much prospecting … Read more
Yep, running your own business is stressful.
Sometimes things get so hectic, you wonder if you should take an office job!
Of course, running away from stress isn’t the answer.
You have to find ways to lower your … Read more
In his 2012 keynote address to the University of the Arts, author Neil Gaiman said:
“The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are. So make up your own rules.”
Many of my … Read more
We're all familiar with to-do lists. But have you ever created a NOT-to-do list?
This is something I did recently.
My NOT-to-do list is a list of things I do but no longer WANT to do.
These are … Read more
Setting and maintaining healthy boundaries with clients is an important topic. But we don’t talk about it enough as freelancers.
For a relationship to be healthy, it needs to be balanced. Each side must feel like … Read more