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Why your New Year’s resolutions suck–and how to ensure success

OK, so you probably haven’t even started planning your New Year’s drunken celebration yet. No matter. I’ll bet you already have a pretty good idea of what your New Year’s resolutions will be. Planning to start your consulting business in the New Year? Beware! Your New Year’s resolution to start a business could vanish quicker than a […]

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What you don’t know WILL hurt you: how to stop being stuck, and start or grow your business

Feeling stuck? I’ve talked to lots of consultants and freelancers, and whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business for a while, at some point, you’ll feel stuck. Maybe you haven’t yet started your business, and are overwhelmed, worried of failing, or doubt you can succeed. Maybe you’re already in business, but want […]

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Can you afford to lose your job? What no one told you about safeguarding yourself

In January 2007 , I lost my job at a software company where I’d worked for nearly 8 years. Shortly thereafter, I was fortunate to find a job at a non-profit, though earning less, and without health or retirement benefits. During the summer of 2008, my non-profit job dwindled to half-time, then ended completely by […]

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