Career change is often misunderstood. Whenever I’ve walked away from one job to pursue another, some people have called me a quitter. Others questioned whether I would ever figure out what I wanted to do. Still others were confused why I couldn’t just be content with the job I had, even if I didn’t love [...]
Anytime you make a major change in your life, you’re going to face some self-doubt. Especially among career changers, stepping away from a traditional, linear career means can’t always fall back on years of experience in a role, a steady track record of promotions, or a relevant set of experiences that demonstrate the types of skills you’re […]
The New Rainmaker Platform is very limited compared to Wordpress. Here are 8 reasons I returned to Wordpress after hosting my site on Rainmaker for a year.
Dealing with rejection has been one of the toughest things to manage in my career. Rejection can come in so many different forms. Prospective employers not getting back to me. Reporters not responding to my pitches. Speaking gigs falling through. Or people just never replying to my outreach, even if I’m asking for something as simple […]
So you may be thinking the time has come to finally create your own website. Whether you’re an aspiring freelancer, solopreneur, small business owner, journalist, or just someone who sees value in having an online presence, having a website can be a great way to share your ideas, work, products, or services with the world. […]
(Updated July 2019) Is your desired Twitter username already taken and no longer available? So annoying! I’ve been there. I truly feel your pain. When I first set up my Twitter account in 2008, I intentionally wanted to keep a low profile, especially because I was still an employee at a large company. It’s hard to believe […]