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.
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
Customers crave consistency and reliability — and they reserve their strongest loyalty to the businesses and brands that offer this.
Something must be in the water. Hot on the heels of the IRS notice that they’re cracking down on companies that use independent contractors inappropriately, the federal Department of Labor is now going after unpaid internships that may violate minimum wage laws. From The New York Times: Convinced that many unpaid internships violate minimum wage … Read More
Businesses that use independent contractors (ICs) take note: The IRS is launching a program to examine 6000 randomly chosen businesses over the next three years to see if they have correctly classified workers as ICs or employees. The federal government expects to raise $7 billion over the next 10 years through tougher enforcement. In addition, … Read More