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So you've decided what you want. Maybe it's a new house, better job, fulfilling romance, important promotion, or to do well in an athletic event. You feel clear around your goals and downright excited but then...

[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...

To be or not to be? To ghost or not to ghost? Perhaps that is the more modern question. Ghosting seems to be everywhere these days. We tend to think of it as always the worst possible thing to do...

[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...

I received some viewer mail from "Cindy" (not her real name, obv) after last week's podcast episode. She wants to attract clients who are respectful, easy to work with, and generally not pains in the neck for her. If you freelance or own a small business,...

[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: ✔️...