She started as a high school black market candy boss. Today, she owns a production company. How one entrepreneur accidentally discovered her passion.
Don’t be afraid to get paid
We know we’ve got the skills, and even connections to get started. But do we know what to charge for our services – and are we willing to ask for it?
Time to clean the room inside your head
Don’t hate me because I’m tidy at work. I wasn’t born with the natural urge to de-clutter, I learned the hard way like everyone else.
Shake off those post-holiday doldrums!
Even if you don’t work alone, you can model a few solopreneur behaviors to help you stay fresh and sharp as we head into the madness of a new year.
Who do you love? (And how to love yourself a little better)
Five ways to be nice to yourself that don’t take much time and (mostly) don’t cost a dime.
Patience is probably a virtue because if it was easy, it wouldn’t be special. I’m working on it, but it’s hard. Plus, my wood stove gets lit on a cold morning.
Candy store syndrome
A client has asked for something outside my normal service offering. Gulp. Plus, my awkward but adorable dog stares from the back seat.
Cat-wrangling on the high prairie
Clients are like kittens. You love them but they won’t stay put. How I balance client needs with business travel.
To grow or not to grow?
I love my life as a solopreneur, but I’m grappling with a fantastic problem: I have a lot of work for one person. But do I really want business growth?