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.

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!

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.

Shared from the EFF: The Revolution and Slack

December 13, 2019By Peri

Political times are crazy and I can’t keep up, but feel it’s more important than ever to share useful information and network with others who are worried about the United States’ descent into authoritarianism. I’m following developments and watching the impeachment proceedings when I can, and want to make a focused effort on turning what … Read More

Unepisode: Peri & Ruth’s Unconference Recap

November 1, 2019By Peri

The Unconference of educational and networking events serving Albuquerque’s creative workers is growing into a powerful model for how to engage, serve and support a robust creative community.

Planning a Creative Career, Leaving Space for Magic

November 2, 2018By Peri

I thought of Lujan Grisham because it was at her event that I was speaking: the Congressional Art Competition for high school students across the district. Lujan Grisham is currently our Rep for New Mexico Congressional District 1 (which includes Albuquerque) and since she has been in office she has hosted this competition.