Running your own business can be full of challenges that keep you up at night. Here are a few of the emotions I’ve had to wrestle with and overcome in order to get a good night’s sleep and stay on track with my goals as a solopreneur.
As much as I don’t prefer my emotions, motivations or outlook to be driven by others, the people around me do have an impact on how I’m feeling about my circumstances and what I believe is possible for my future. Whenever I’ve gone through a major career change or life transition, I’ve found certain types […]
You’ve likely read the numerous (helpful) career-switching advice articles with beginnings to the effect of, “You’ve been at your current job or had a job within the same industry for years and you are done with having your soul sucked out of you. You want a big change in your life, possibly an about-face. You […]
An influencer is someone people see as an authority in a specific field or industry. Being one means you have the power to affect the way people make decisions. To become an influencer, you have to go through the process of developing a “mark” – this reflects your identity and what you do. It is […]
When I left the corporate world 5 years ago to start my own career consultancy, I knew that starting a small business had a very high failure rate. So when I branched off to work for myself, I invested quite a bit of time soliciting advice on the best strategies to make sure I would […]