The Intensifying Trend of Telecommuting Opportunities

As a young freelance writer and small business owner, I can safely admit that having the ability to work from home has been the most rewarding career I’ve been fortunate to have found. While my clientele base is still in the early building process, I have already been able to discover the joy, calmness and … Continue reading The Intensifying Trend of Telecommuting Opportunities

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What Kind of Professional Are You?

In today’s fast-paced world of entrepreneurship and corporate ladder-climbing, individuals are quick to call themselves “professionals”. While it’s true that anyone can turn a dream into a profession, there is a real difference between struggling to get by and success. In a recent Forbes article on understanding professionalism, authors Russ Alan Prince and Bruce Rogers … Continue reading What Kind of Professional Are You?

Selling Yourself Short – The Importance of Balancing Cost and Value

In today’s busy world of entrepreneurship and the competitive climb to the top of the leadership ladder, it can sometimes seem like a good deal to offer your services at a premium to gain a new client or seal the deal on a pending project; however, discounting your services to increase clientele is one of … Continue reading Selling Yourself Short – The Importance of Balancing Cost and Value

Crafting Your Career: The Benefits of Saying “No” More Often

As an up and coming business owner with a spirit to thrive and succeed in the ever-changing entrepreneurial world, I often find myself agreeing to tackle projects and meet deadlines that I know are unreasonable or non-beneficial to my career, all because I’m wanting that opportunity to open more doors and meet more clients. While … Continue reading Crafting Your Career: The Benefits of Saying “No” More Often

Social Media Marketing 101 – Converting Your Prospective Leads to Concrete Clients

In the past month, I have been asked numerous times about the role that social media plays in transforming skeptics to believers in order to build a steady clientele base. With more companies going viral in an effort to market their products or services with minimal financial risk, we are beginning to see an overwhelming … Continue reading Social Media Marketing 101 – Converting Your Prospective Leads to Concrete Clients

Get Up and Go – Letting Your Passion Push You Further

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – If you’re not happy with something in your life, change it. Don’t talk about it, don’t complain about it and especially don’t compare yourself to others and brood over feelings of envy. Get up and go. The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind … Continue reading Get Up and Go – Letting Your Passion Push You Further

The DIY Recipe for Happiness

With the holidays coming up, it’s hard to log onto the web without seeing multiple Pinterest or Instagram ideas on crafting your own holiday gifts. I’m not a terribly crafty person myself, but do occasionally browse these sites from time to time in hopes of finding something to concoct rather than purchasing yet another material … Continue reading The DIY Recipe for Happiness

How Living on a Budget Can Increase Your Happiness

It’s a strange concept to consider, as the only thing that most folks have ever heard is “money brings happiness” and that the more money we have, the fewer restrictions we’re given. While it’s no surprise that having a comfortable income creates less friction in our social lives, quite the opposite can be true if … Continue reading How Living on a Budget Can Increase Your Happiness

The “Bull” In The Colorado Pit Ban

Colorado is nearly perfect. We have great weather year-round, friendly transplants from the Midwest and West Coast states, a vast array of local breweries, authentic cuisine and an exceptional backdrop with snow-capped mountains and foothills painted with vibrant hues of red from the sandstone formations that cover much of the western part of the state. … Continue reading The “Bull” In The Colorado Pit Ban