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[buzzsprout episode='8177873' player='true'] Is ghosting always a negative thing? In times past, we tended to think that there was never an acceptable time or circumstance to simply vanish. Yet technology has changed the culture so much and, like it or not, a lot of our interactions...

[buzzsprout episode='8069753' player='true'] In this episode, I'm discussing some viewer mail I received from "Cindy." She is looking to attract clients who treat her with dignity and respect rather than being pains in the neck, micromanagers, unpleasable 💩s, etc. Key topics: ✔️ In her email to me, "Cindy" uses...

[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...

[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...

[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...

[buzzsprout episode='7849222' player='true'] Video may not have totally killed the radio star, but the game sure changed. LPs to 8 tracks to cassettes to CDs to MP3s to streaming...

[buzzsprout episode='7713940' player='true'] The first big leap is transitioning from corporate employee into full-time self-employed business owner, solopreneur, or freelancer. But what about the next big leap...

[buzzsprout episode='7979929' player='true'] Special Saturday broadcast. 🛰️ On Thursday, the NY Times published an op-ed about critical thinking and internet disinformation. In this special episode, I discuss my thoughts. ✔️ Con artists, grifters, liars, manipulators, etc., have ALWAYS existed and they always will. I hate to be the bearer of bad...

[buzzsprout episode='7712404' player='true'] People who are out there selling based on a process are typically not making the kind of money they want to make. Do your clients care about your process or getting bogged down in minutia or having you explain every tiny detail to them? No. They...