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Stop being the cobbler’s child

Posted by Ilise Benun on

We all know how tricky it is to make updating your own web site enough of a priority that it doesn’t drag on a year or more (you know who you are!). And because we all need good models of people doing things right, I was excited for long time...

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[Experienced Newbies] How to Present Your Past

Posted by Lisa Mullis on

We are hereby kicking off a new series called Experienced Newbies, by and about creative professionals who are making mid-career transitions and building a new career on the foundation of their past experience and expertise. I hope you enjoy this first blog post, which is a companion to the first podcast interview with Lisa Mullis,...

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Self-employment leaving you isolated?

Posted by Deidre Rienzo on

I knew it was making me more productive, but I’m beginning to think that dog ownership might be the best thing I’ve ever done for my business (and for my pursuit of balance as a human being). In the past year, I’ve discovered that for me, having a dog is...

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Are you ready to offer packages of your services?

Posted by Ilise Benun on

I don’t really know why (although I have my theories) but more and more people seem to want to be sold something that has a beginning, middle, end and a fixed price. That’s what I’ve been calling a “package” lately as I’ve written and podcasted on the topic over the past few months. This week,…

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Getting the Work Done Takes Muscle…and a Plan

Posted by Ilise Benun on

Here’s the latest from Claudine Hanani at The Hanani Group: When you start a consulting practice, you usually begin thinking about the quality of the work itself. Yet if you don’t focus on the leadership necessary to stay viable, you’ll create sticky situations that derail projects, damage client relationships and ding your confidence — even…

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