There are loads of great tech tools to solve business needs — but choosing and implementing technology can be a real challenge. The time it takes to learn about existing software and platforms is daunting, and if you don’t take action on what you’ve researched within a short amount of time, a lot of what you just learned becomes obsolete and you have to start over again.
Dealing with a sudden emergency or crisis when you’re self-employed feels like doing a high-wire act without ever having practiced, or even setting foot on a high wire before.
Ah, the sweet taste of having the financial (and other) resources you need to do your work. Have you been drinking in the news from New Mexico’s Economic Development Department (EDD) lately? Economic relief is so refreshing.
Too often I find myself feeling the angsty sense of constant URGENCY as if there were some action I could take to fix everything. If only!
Happy Monday, peeps! How is everyone holding up? We’re still in “as well as can be hoped” territory. All of us are healthy, we are fairly strictly isolated, the kids are doing fine with school, and Turtle is still working from home, which is an enormous blessing. I’m trying not to dwell on the fact … Read More
To stay connected and moving forward with our self-employed gigs, I’m offering a free Zoom workshop on Fridays, at noon Mountain Time from now through May 5, 2020. Let’s hang out and share what we are going through and how we’re dealing.
Let’s share our best tips and tricks for videoconferencing, file sharing, project and remote team management while we’re all socially isolated!
I chat with Pilar Westell, owner of Zendo Coffee, about the intersection between art and coffee, and the ins and outs of building and running a community space.
Around ten years ago, Kei Tsuzuki and Molly Luethi wanted to create a social enterprise that would enable them to create quality jobs for refugees and immigrants. Today, Kei & Molly Textiles has made good on that mission, and has grown into a vibrant artisan manufacturing business that employs about eight full-time workers, and sells … Read More
As a self-employed person my list of things to do to keep my business afloat is basically never-ending and can trigger its own cascade of stressors.