I can’t believe I am about to flip my calendar to the 6th month of 2017. SIXTH! The year is half over…how did that happen? So at this point my January “how-am-I-going-to-master-this-plan” need to be more of a “am I still on track? And, if not, how can I get back there?” plan. We all… Read More Solopreneurs-have you lost sight of your “Why?”
I’ve been spending a lot of time fussing lately. Fussing about one particular client that is starting to wear thin on me. The client AND the work are starting to wear thin on me. But here’s the rub, this client (as prickly as they may be) is also consistent, fast paying (the pay is OK..not… Read More The Good, The Boring and The Profitable-Cultivating Clients that don’t Suck your Soul
Lately I have had a serious bout of Cleaning-itis. Usually I lie down until the feeling passes, but this is a serious case of it. Cleaning-itis is what comes over me when I am in the mood to clean, purge, dejunk and decrapify my house and life. I know, right? It’s kinda like the need… Read More 16 Things to Keep in Mind for the Upcoming New Year
Ready to reach for the stars in 2017? I know I am. BUT to achieve hopes, dreams and goals, there needs to be a method-to-the-madness. A how-am-I-going-to-master-this-plan. You can’t get to a new destination without having some idea of the direction to head. I think that’s where many people get themselves into a pickle. They… Read More 8 Things to Keep in Mind when Reaching for the Stars in 2017
Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it) Labels are never fun. Unless of course they are labels on designer shoes, bags or dresses. Then labels are pretty amazing. But in society “labels” are a way to categorized, describe, pigeon hole or Square-Peg-in-a-Round-others and it’s oftentimes not in a… Read More Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it)
I have always, always, always wanted to write for the Huffington Post. Who wouldn’t?! HuffPo is like the Time Magazine of the online world. The desire to be a HuffPo Contributor has lingered on my Bucket List for many years and I am now proud to say…I made it! I am now published on the… Read More My very first Huffington Post Article! Forget Setting Goals: Focus on Your End Game
Creating abundance isn’t always done with savvy business decisions, wise investments and betting on the right horse at the track. While those things can be part of making financial gains because they show belief in the act of attempting to get more money, it’s not necessary for you have money to begin creating abundance.… Read More Creating Abundance In Your Life
I love my mom. She’s folksy and country-fied and, as a retired person in her 70’s, can barely send a text or use Facebook. But I love her. Her sage wisdom has carried me far in life. Little childhood gems like “Sit up straight, listen when you’re being spoken to and respect your elders.” or my absolute… Read More Advice from Mom: What Savvy Biz Owners Have Learned About Success
“The first time I tried to work from home full-time (years and years ago), I kind of failed at it.” Those are the words of one of my favorite WAHM gurus, Sagan Morrow. Sagan went on to share the fact that she LOVED freelancing and working from home, but once she took the leap to… Read More What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant: Systems and Strategies for Sustainability
**Some of these links are affiliate links which means, if you click through and buy, I get a wee little commission. Possible enough even to buy a new marker for my hardcore adult coloring addiction 🙂 Not long ago, in one of my Facebook blogger groups, a member asked if anyone knew of good standalone… Read More Affiliate Link Paranoia? Why is That?
I get asked A LOT, what it’s like being a Virtual Assistant and what exactly I did to get my VA biz off the ground and bloomin’. I am more than happy to oblige because I know there are A LOT of moms/women stuck in miserable dead-end jobs like I once was. I think… Read More What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant-A Possible Option for You?
Thaleia Maher from Something2Offer and I have joined forces to co-create a series this month called What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant. She and I have had so many valuable discussions about being virtual assistants and working from home that we decided to get serious about this topic and create something that will… Read More How a Virtual Assistant Differs from a Regular Employee