Self-Employed Folks, You Can Do This

I often hear from self-employed professionals that they are struggling. Running a business is hard work. Marketing and sales can be uncomfortable or even scary. You frequently don’t know where your next client is coming from. It can make you feel pessimistic, or...

Writing Can Be Hard — So What?

Before she wrote her memoir Wild, Cheryl Strayed penned an advice column under the pseudonym “Sugar.” In answer to a letter from a self-described “writer who can’t write,” Cheryl replied, “Writing is hard for every last one of...

Develop a Writing “Habit Trigger”

“I write every morning between 6-7 a.m.,” says Honorée Corder, the author of You Must Write a Book and Prosperity for Writers. “There’s an alarm to remind me at 5:58 a.m. (in case I need more coffee), and I set a second alarm for 7 a.m. I write...

Should You Stand Out or Fit In?

When you were growing up, it’s a good bet that one or more of the adults in your life advised you not to stand out. Standing out, like showing off, causing trouble, or breaking the rules, was something that good boys and girls didn’t do. Now that...

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