Streamline with Tech: Bookkeeping, Project Management, Client Databases and More

December 15, 2021By Peri

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.

When Things Go Sideways

July 31, 2021By Peri

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.

What does a sustainable economy look like?

April 26, 2021By Peri

The predominant narrative in the entrepreneurship industry is that the solution to every problem is capital. More money. More growth. More glory. And of course, pushing more loans or equity investment funds to small businesses continues the flow of wealth and assets towards an ever smaller and richer sliver of the population. 

Resource List: Economic Relief in a Thirsty Time

February 20, 2021By Lisa Barrow

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.

Getting Over the Start-Up Hump

February 16, 2021By Peri

“Being ready” is a pretty fluid concept. When taking the leap into self-employment, you just need to figure out when you’re ready enough.

Late Summer Greetings

September 24, 2020By Peri

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!

Tear Off Your Blinders and Demand Justice for George Floyd

May 30, 2020By Peri

I can hear echoes of the voices I heard all through my childhood from the white suburbanites who like clockwork are now, I’m 100% certain, talking about looting or fires or welfare moms or any of the long list of tropes they always short-circuit to, when POC demand justice.

If Not Now, When?

May 4, 2020By Peri

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

Free Friday Hangouts: Small Biz Check-In

April 1, 2020By Peri

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.