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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

General Life Whatnot

The most productive hour of my month (errr...year) was getting a massage. Really.

Yesterday, I redeemed a gift certificate for a massage given to me by my mom for my birthday. Wasn’t that nice? It was nice. To clarify though, my birthday was in January. 505 more words