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Guest article roundup

Roundup

In case you hadn’t seen, I’ve been busy writing guest articles around the web lately, and wanted to let you all in on what I’ve been up to. Writing guest articles on other sites helps promote Start My Consulting Business to people who might not otherwise know about us. So, here’s the roundup of some […]

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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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USAToday: employees leaving corporate jobs to start businesses: when will you make your move?

USAToday recently posted an article that validates what a lot of us already knew:  that people are leaving corporate jobs to start their own businesses. For many people, the rosy promise offered by corporate jobs has never materialized.  In decades past, corporations provided outstanding health benefits, pensions, and other benefits to employees and their families, […]

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