13 06, 2016

Why I Left Freelancing for Full-Time

June 13th, 2016|

I returned to full-time employment in April after 9 years of freelancing. I frequently see posts by people who leave full-time work for a freelance lifestyle. Here are my reasons

27 01, 2016

Take Time to Think About What You Really Want

January 27th, 2016|

You might want something different in your career, relationship, finances or 100 other things. What we usually want is some kind of change we believe is better for us, as

7 01, 2016

Excitement, Motivation and Consistency

January 7th, 2016|

As 2016 breaks open, I’m drawn to memories of past years where the start of a new year created an excitement and motivation in me to take on the world.

22 07, 2015

Don’t freak out if life makes blogging a temporary challenge

July 22nd, 2015|

I need to heed my own advice. I HAVE been freaking out about not blogging for awhile. Offline life sometimes needs to take priority and forces you to pause other

5 06, 2015

Getting Organized with Google Sheets

June 5th, 2015|

It took a few contracts under my belt, but I eventually realized each new client brought with it a slew of new information I had to keep track of in order to work with them. From people to passwords, I quickly learned I could not keep it all in my head and needed a way to manage it.

18 05, 2015

Beware the Non-Compete Clause

May 18th, 2015|

Non-compete clauses are common agreements signed by freelancers and come in various forms. They can be presented as a standalone agreement or as a section called out in a larger

28 04, 2015

Choose Your Day and Walk with Victory

April 28th, 2015|

Do you remember “Choose your own ________” items from childhood? Fill in the blank with words like “story” or “adventure”. And then there were Mad Libs, the stories with blanks

13 04, 2015

Ambiguity is a Double-Edged Sword

April 13th, 2015|

Ambiguity. I can’t escape it. I face it each day. It is a double-edged sword. Work that comes with clear directions and a direct path to completion with all variables

24 02, 2015

2 Free Conference Tools for Remote Working

February 24th, 2015|

If you work remotely even occasionally, you'll eventually have a need to visually share a document or conduct a voice conference call. You may be familiar with a few options

19 02, 2015

3 Tips for Transitioning from a 9 to 5 Work Day

February 19th, 2015|

Have you recently left your 9-5 life to work for yourself from home? Now comes the part that many of us didn’t think too much about. Removing the 9-5 job removed our daily structure. In order to be effective and happy in our new role, we need to create that structure for ourselves. This is challenging for some people and the following 3 tips to help you make the shift are an easy way to get started.