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My biggest fear about freelancing

As I’m feeling light-hearted and excited and so blissed out, I’m going to do something that might be kind of dumb. Or maybe it’s kind of smart. 625 more words

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Figuring out a list of possible gigs for that freelance life

Because I’ve been mentally planning for this change in my life–the switch from a full-time, traditional job to one where I freelance write and edit from home full-time–figuring out what kinds of gigs I expect to land isn’t particularly confusing. 852 more words

Books

How I define success--for me

Deep, deep within my soul, there lives a 14-year-old girl.

And ain’t nobody gonna tell her what to do.

If you try to boss her around, you will get a 14-year-old’s eye roll. 1,551 more words

Freelance Life

The Hipsterisation of Vienna - Kaffeesudlesen

This week I have been busy helping out a friend to get the flat his mother left him ship-shape and rentable as a Pendlerwohnung. We have been working hard at it, but the results are pleasing and it has been quite therapeutic to be involved in what is taking shape. 597 more words

Consumerism

Nachhilfe and Fenstertage

As the month of May hoves into view, and with it a bevvy of public holidays, productivity sinks in some quarters as employees invoke their rights to optimise their consumption of holiday to take advantage of three public holidays that fall before or after a “Fenstertag”. 714 more words

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Workbar Gig Finished; Perfect Example of when a Founding CEO should hire an Interim COO

Most startup CEO’s would love a COO but can’t afford it.  So they do the work themselves, even though “COO work” is not what they love.  173 more words

Desmond Pieri

Hate Networking? Here's How to "Connect Without Networking"

Chapter Four of Diane Mulcahy’s book, “The Gig Economy” is a must-read for anyone who needs to network – whether you’re part of the gig economy, or you’re someone in a long-term job looking for prospects. 474 more words

Desmond Pieri