Dump the self-employment guilt

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self-employment guiltAmong the many important themes that run through Laura Poole’s new Dr. Freelance Advisor Guide, Juggling on a High Wire: The Art of Work-Life Balance When You’re Self-Employed, self-employment guilt is the one I want to discuss today. While January is a time of shiny-fresh slates, December can be particularly tough for freelancers and those who are self-employed. Here’s why: [Read more…]

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New book on work-life balance for the self-employed

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Juggling on a High WireI’m absolutely thrilled to announce publication of the first book in the Dr. Freelance Advisor Guide series: Juggling on a High Wire: The Art of Work-Life Balance When You’re Self-Employed, by Laura Poole. (Available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle versions.)

As enjoyable and rewarding as self-employment can be, it’s not without its challenges—not to mention the nagging temptation to work all the time! Juggling on a High Wire helps you keep the balls in the air and your toes on the wire, including: [Read more…]

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The hole in my office

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Who’s the best girl?

It’s been a hard week. We put our loyal Labrador retriever, Bagheera, to sleep on Saturday. There is a hole in my family, my life, and my office.

If you’re a self-employed dog or cat owner, you know the space your furry sidekick occupies, physically and psychologically. Not half-jokingly, I’ve always called Baggy my office manager. [Read more…]

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