Posts Tagged with "freelancing"

The Reason Nobody’s Hiring You (and What To Do About It)

Monday, September 5, 2011

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The Reason Nobody’s Hiring You (and What To Do About It)

Lets say you're a consultant, a nutritionist, web designer, babysitter or some other service professional. You decide to promote yourself online in order to attract more clients. You might be well-established in your geographic area or among a small group of people, but to the wider world, your name is relatively unknown.

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Does Having a Diverse Background Make You More “Specialized” Than Even… A Specialist?!

Thursday, August 11, 2011

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Does Having a Diverse Background Make You More “Specialized” Than Even… A Specialist?!

I had a major epiphany the other day. As I sat down to revamp my coaching page, I suddenly realized something: my particular brand of coaching is highly specialized. (Specialized? Blasphemy!!) See, while I’m a total multipotentialite and have a ton of different interests, those interests all come together in one extremely customized service. I […]

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Why You Should be Charging (More) for Your Work

Monday, April 18, 2011

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Why You Should be Charging (More) for Your Work

A while back I began working one-on-one with multipotentialites, showing them how they could become professional multipotentialites by turning their insatiable curiosity into a business. It started with my “real life” friends. I saw my most creative pals struggling to make ends meet, merely enduring unsatisfying day jobs. I saw such talent being wasted, and […]

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Starving Artist, Meet Web 2.0

Monday, March 28, 2011

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Starving Artist, Meet Web 2.0

I was at a party last night and my friend’s boyfriend, a very talented guitarist, began telling us about his hunt for a job: “At this point, I’m willing to take any job that I don’t completely hate and I’ll just play music on the side.” He looked away as he spoke these words. But […]

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The Single Most Valuable Thing I’ve Learned in the Last Year

Monday, March 14, 2011

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The Single Most Valuable Thing I’ve Learned in the Last Year

Okay, I’m going to be upfront right now. Today’s post is both a blog post and a pitch. Yes, I plan on handing over the gold nugget– that little peace of wisdom that changed the way I structure my life. But this is also a pitch… for me. *** Is it possible to spend your […]

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Who the Fuck am I?

Thursday, February 3, 2011

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Who the Fuck am I?

One of the most common sticking points for people who want to pursue non-traditional paths in life and stand out in any capacity is the fear of being perceived as a phony. I call it the “who the fuck am I?” complex. Becoming an Authority In order to design a life that sustains itself financially, […]

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Screw Employment, Invent Your Own Job!

Monday, November 8, 2010

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Screw Employment, Invent Your Own Job!

Today I’m going to answer a question that was sent to me by a good friend of mine. I like this letter because it touches on one of my core beliefs: that there exists a self-employment alternative to almost any traditional job. Or that at the very least, there’s a self-employment alternative that allows you […]

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