The best antidote for fear is knowledge. - Robin Sharma At last week's FreelanceCLT event, one theme stood out for me - freelancers, not surprisingly, are afraid. Afraid of failure. Afraid of running out of money. And I know it's not just freelancers and solo entrepreneurs, but those fears seem louder when you don't have … Continue reading Fear is so 2009
National Small Business Week, #CLTsmbiz
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity, and are able to turn both to their advantage. - Niccolò Machiavelli If you think about it, every business in America started out as a "small business." I remember growing up thinking that I wanted to work at a large, … Continue reading National Small Business Week, #CLTsmbiz
Stop the Boring Writing!
“Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.” - John Jakes When my May issue of Inc. arrived last week, I turned immediately to Jason Fried's article on business writing. So many of his points reflect my own thoughts … Continue reading Stop the Boring Writing!