What is Experience?

According to businessdictionary.com, one definition for experience is: Familiarity with a skill or field of knowledge acquired over months or years of actual practice and which, presumably, has resulted in superior understanding or mastery. I am a relatively new...
Zero to Freelance in 60 Days: Week 8

Zero to Freelance in 60 Days: Week 8

Week 8: Apr 6-Apr 12 The projects are slowly trickling in to the point where I thought I might actually break even in May (that didn’t happen). Overall, Week 8 was a slow week. Yes, I was responding to emails; yes, I sent 7 proposals; yes, I had a few prospecting...
Zero to Freelance in 60 Days: Week 7

Zero to Freelance in 60 Days: Week 7

Week 7: Mar 30-Apr 5 This week was hard. As business owners, I feel like we place a lot of emphasis on “yes”. We’re coached to tell a client what we can do instead of what we can’t. We’re taught to re-imagine failure (which could be interpreted as a form of “no”) as...

Why I Believe in Co-Working

Oh, the glorious freedom of freelancing! Workout when you want, work when you want, spend time with your kids, all with no one watching you over your shoulder! It’s beautiful, isn’t it? Until, if you are like me, you start to notice that the cashier at the HEB gives...

Zero to Freelance in 60 Days: Week 6

Week 6: Mar 23-29 I’ve realized that maybe this nervous feeling—this wondering whether or not I’ll make it—that maybe it isn’t going to go away. Maybe this is what every leader, every boss, every CEO deals with every day when they wake up. Maybe even they have to give...