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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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Ashamed you can’t overcome (or don’t know about) your biggest challenge?

No business motivation

I’m lazy. I’d rather leave something laying around than put it away. I hate housework. And yardwork. And doing my taxes. And sometimes even doing billable work. There’s lots of stuff I’d rather be doing. Like reading books. Napping. Watching TV. Surfing the internet. Hiking. The list is endless. You too? I thought so. We’ve […]

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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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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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