In July, I feel like I’ve hit a wall.  It’s been a very tough month to stay focused.  I don’t know what initially caused me to hit a wall.  I feel like it was more just a gradual move towards feeling exhaustion, sadness, overwhelm, and loss.  I miss seeing clients.  I miss my friends. I…

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After returning from my quarterly trip to my parents to cook for them, I am noticing a huge change in my demeanor my first morning back to work. I am not exhausted. I don’t feel overwhelmed. Well, that is, no more overwhelmed than I normally do! What was different on this trip? I felt the…

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This is my script, slides, and links from a Crowdcast event with GoDaddy on May 20th, 2020: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/ways-to-make-your-freelance-business-resilient If someone would have told me six months ago that 2019 would be “the good ole’ days”, I would have thought they were crazy! In August of 2019, I broke my ankle. It was a rough patch…

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When 2020 rolled around, I thought it would be the perfect year to get over my fear of public speaking.  I have wanted to conquer this for years.  I have made great strides after 10 years of BNI, but I have hesitated to really push myself and commit to submitting a talk to a WordCamp. …

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Ever since I read Tara Claeys post last year, I have wanted to create my own.  What a great thing to share, I thought!  Tara inspired me to make sure I was truly tracking the cost of running my business.  I had similar expenses to hers in many ways and some that were different.  Below…

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I can hardly believe two years have passed since I launched this website and started our little Facebook group. I have to say I had no idea how much this community would mean to me. I thought maybe I would connect with a handful of designers and share a few thoughts here and there, but…

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