Category Archives: General

The 5 Stages of Working From Home, Told in GIFs

Working from home is both the best and the worst. And if you’ve been a home-based worker for any stretch of time, you’ve no doubt encountered the many joys and sorrows that come with having your office in the same location as the place where you eat/sleep/watch TV/ spend time with your family etc etc […]

Beating the December Slump: How to Fill Your Sales Pipeline & Stay Booked This Holiday Season

Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: “It’s Black Friday today! There’s no point in looking for new clients until the New Year.” It’s often tempting to think that December is a dead month, that there’s no point in pitching your ideal clients because they’re going to be on vacation/ wrapping up work before going […]

Working Remotely and Getting Stuff Done: Advanced Productivity Hacks for Location-Independent Professionals

  When working remotely, the unstructured nature of your work environment can make it a struggle to get stuff done. Distractions like food, laundry, and television can throw your schedule into complete disarray, leading to rushed project work, unmet deadlines, a poor work-life balance, and more. There’s no shortage of challenges that can stop you […]

“Remote Workers are Slackers” and Other Bogus Beliefs that Keep Old-School Companies Stuck in the Past

The economy is undergoing a massive change, with skilled professionals increasingly leaving salaried positions to instead go their own way by freelancing, working remotely, or building a new startup. And while this shift is a boon for those who love their freedom and have awesome ideas they want to make realities, a lot of more […]

Eating Crow: How to Recover When You’ve Completely Dropped the Ball on a Client

    Okay, so the worst thing that could happen just happened. The dog ate your annual report. The marketing campaign that was supposed to launch today has been ground to a halt thanks to a little piece of mangled code. You missed a client meeting. “This is bad,” you’re thinking. “This is really bad. […]