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Serial Entrepreneur Part 3...4....5

So I think I must be a little crazy. I keep trying all these new ideas in the hopes that one will take off and show me the way to make enough money to help support my family yet keep me from having to go back into the traditional workforce. 394 more words


Tools for Translators

I felt very honoured recently to be asked to contribute to a great new initiative by Alina Cincan, of Inbox Translations. She’d had the brainwave of asking 72 well-regarded translators to describe two or three inexpensive tools or apps that really made their professional life easier. 242 more words


Trusting your Gut

As freelance business owners, we’re all assumed to be ultra-professional and efficient – as indeed many of us are – yet there are times when choosing whether or not to work with a new client or take on a new project comes down to nothing more than gut feeling. 1,464 more words


Spending your (time) lotto winnings

For three minutes today, I fantasized about how I would spend $429.6 million in lotto winnings. Then I realized that since my thrilling combination of being super cheap and strongly analytical has prevented me from ever having purchased a lottery ticket, these were three minutes sorely wasted. 649 more words


Six questions to ask yourself if you’re thinking about self-employment.

Making the decision to work for yourself, freelance or start up a business is a big one. At the beginning, you’re often thinking about all the practical things you’ll need to do, like telling the tax man. 581 more words


Eggs in Baskets

Having returned from a fabulous late-season skiing holiday last weekend, this week has been a strangely quiet time workwise – compared to the previous crazy months at any rate! 1,331 more words


Dorothea Dix, 1843: Stay focused, do great things

The following is a blog series based on my new daily habit: Reading one entry from “What Every American Should Know About Women’s History.” Not only are there all these bits of women’s history time has neglected, but within them are lessons that are super relevant to living a meaningful and productive life today. 286 more words

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