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 […]
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 […]
We’ve all had moments at work: Deadlines seem too much. Co-workers seem to difficult. The way forward seems too fraught. It’s in these moments that seem like they’ll never pass that some of us begin to wonder if there isn’t a different way forward, and if feeling like this at work may be something that […]
The wider you spread your reach when looking for a job, the more likely you are to find one. This is where social media sites can be of real benefit. Employers often look for future employees on such sites, and you can also make your connections aware that you are looking for a job. The […]