Have you ever thought about productizing a service?
Maybe it’s something you excel in that you currently offer only as a custom service.
Why would you want to do that?
Because it’s a lot easier to promote a … Read more
Recurring income is the holy grail of freelancing.
When a healthy percentage of your monthly income is recurring, you have predictability.
And when you have predictability, you have greater confidence—and a higher propensity to take smart risks … Read more
Managing client expectations is a big part of running a successful business.
The more your clients know what to expect, the more smoothly things will go.
And it’s important to set those expectations at the beginning, from … Read more
Financial struggles have a direct, negative impact on your freelance work.
Not only does the quality of your work suffer when you’re in a tight financial spot, but you’re also much more likely to make bad … Read more
If you’ve ever had a traditional Thanksgiving or holiday dinner, you’ve probably experienced Parkinson’s Law.
Parkinson’s Law states that whatever resources you have, you will use up. If you have a small plate, you’ll fill it … Read more
How can you grow your income?
It’s one of the top questions I get from coaching clients and prospects.
I can see why.
Heck, I ask myself that question all the time!
But the answers can feel overwhelming. There’s … Read more
Having your own business is the best self-improvement program on Earth.
You see... self-improvement is baked into freelancing. No one else can pick up the slack. It’s only you!
So, in order for your business to improve, … Read more
What a year 2020 has been!
This year more than ever, I’m thankful to all of my podcast guests for sharing their experiences and insights with my listeners. We had so many fantastic guests again this … Read more
If you’re working with a team of virtual assistants, writers or other service professionals, you might sometimes feel tempted to cut back on your team.
Especially when going through times of great uncertainty.
There’s no right or … Read more
In 1998, Josh found himself in a life-changing situation.
He was a 17-year-old singer working with a vocal coach.
Out of the blue, a famous music producer called him one afternoon.
The producer was in a pickle.
A singer … Read more
Video conferencing is here to stay.
More and more clients are using platforms like Zoom to hold video calls. They will NOT replace face-to-face meetings. Those are coming back, for sure!
But I also firmly believe this … Read more