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[buzzsprout episode='8069689' player='true'] An hour worked should be an hour paid. Yet so many small business owners, solopreneurs, and freelancers feel like they need to give entirely too much away. In this episode, I discuss my client "Jeff" and his desire to work with better prospects...

Is it Friday the 13th or Tuesday the 13th? I don't even know. 😵‍💫 Today's tips will be decidedly short. This week's podcast episode will tackle my thesis that an hour worked should be an hour paid. So often, I see solopreneurs and freelancers who get upside...

[buzzsprout episode='8069634' player='true'] Back in March, I recorded an episode about Making the Price Leap, which is when your business is surviving and you want to kick it up to thriving. I received some requests to discuss the first big leap, i.e., leaving your corporate job in...

By request, I'll be talking this week on the podcast about making the first leap, i.e. leaving the corporate world to step into self-employment. No matter how prepared you are, it's still a terrifying experience. You're gonna worry. You're gonna second guess yourself. Just expect it....

[buzzsprout episode='8010097' player='true'] It's April Fool's Day, but this is no joke. *insert wah wah horn here* Recently, I had a conversation with one of my clients about "almost" clients. What do we do with people who got 4th & Goal but never made the touchdown? Key topics: ✔️...

[buzzsprout episode='8010046' player='true'] Last November, I recorded an episode about Sandra Aamodt's book Why Diets Make Us Fat. This episode is a sort of next chapter to that. In other words: no more dieting, so now what? If you've done battle with the Quarantine 15, you'll...

Everybody else is pumped up about spring weather and March Madness. Meanwhile, I'm over here like: Is it Halloween yet? I guess I'm just an autumnal person. We had the Spring Equinox last weekend where the wheel has spun again and allowed darkness and light to stand equal...

[buzzsprout episode='7849582' player='true'] It really is true that you teach people how to treat you. In order to have respect from others, you must respect yourself first. There's no getting around it. ✔️ In this episode, I discuss my client, "Bob," and his struggles as a small...

I've been working with a client named Bob. (Not his real name.) Bob's had a struggle with respect. He left a sausage grinder firm to strike out on his own and be a solopreneur. The stress of that job had caused him to have health...