Blog Your Magnificent Story

Thanks to guest blogger, Dorit Sasson When it comes to blogging, many bloggers I know are anxious to share content. There are many well-written posts out there in Internet-land, but when I read one of these posts, I sometimes find myself asking the question, "So what's this blogger's story?" Surprisingly, many bloggers don't see the value in sharing their story unless it truly fits the context of their blog's content. This is understandable to some degree. But when you look at the digital age … [Read more...]

Show Me the Money

Thanks to guest blogger, Toni Nelson. Many of the things we were taught as children affect our lives in a variety of ways. And, when we become adults – running our own businesses - they continue to influence our decisions. For example, when I was growing up my mother always said “save for a rainy day”. Another great piece of advice was to “make sure you always pay your mortgage”. Mothers have such wonderful pearls of wisdom! When it comes to money, I think many of us got great advice from … [Read more...]

Are You Cultivating Creativity And Joy In Your Business?

As a creative person in business, you want to control when you work, how you work, and who you work with. One reason you went into business for yourself was so you could manage your time and energy, not to mention, you also wanted to make a living doing something you love. Right? If you're missing crucial elements in your business, then you're going to cost yourself the very things that you went into business for to begin - freedom, flexibility and FUN. Don't fret. There are things that you … [Read more...]

Freelancers! Transform Your Frustration Into Freedom

Do you feel like you’re sitting on a goldmine of talent, but can’t get others to recognize or pay you for it? Or perhaps you find yourself saying, “I feel like I missed something in school - I need a stronger network, but I don’t know how to build it!” I can relate. Having started my own business as a freelance copywriter 24 1/2 years ago, I know what it's like to get a business off the ground ... get the word out to prospects ... increase one's visibility in the marketplace ... After … [Read more...]

How is Learning to Ride a Bike Like Working from Home?

Sitting in North Boulder Park, I watched a dad teach his son, Joey, how to ride a 2-wheeler. Dad started guiding Joey down the hill, let go when it appeared Joey was balanced, and off Joey went for about 10 feet before he toppled over. “You did it,” hollered dad. “Soon you’ll be riding around the whole park,” big sister Kate encouraged him. I overheard dad giving Joey a pep talk about balance. Then, Joey gave it a few more tries before he felt deflated and decided he was ready to call it quits … [Read more...]