Money Tip: Budget isn’t a Bad Word

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned how much I appreciate topic suggestions. I love doing this podcast but there are times when I’m not exactly sure what’s best to discuss. Tara in Colorado recently invited me to be on her podcast “Shop Talk for Content Creation” and...

Celebrating Successes

We are taught to be polite. Stay humble. Don’t brag. I think those are all important habits. Arrogance is a turnoff for most people. But we need to be confident, especially when we’re running a business. Where is that line? When is it okay to talk about yourself and...

Be Your Own Hero

I’ve been watching a documentary on HBO called “The Vow.” It’s your typical feel-good story where a bunch of people get involved with a self-help guru without realizing they’ve actually joined a cult, despite some obvious red flags like… well, I don’t want to give...

The Day I Deleted My Inboxes

I think I’ve mentioned before that I have a lot of email addresses that I have to maintain regularly. I have my personal address, my business address, my spam address, and 10 or more client addresses. Clients often give me an email from their domain so when I’m...

Charge Your Worth

One of the most common business discussions I see online is about rates – how to price your services, how to get clients to pay what you’re worth, and why sometimes you have to say no and walk away. This especially happens with those who are just starting out....