Writing & Business

Five Things I DO Miss about Working in an Office

Five Things I DO Miss about Working in an Office

I've talked about what I don't miss about working in an office environment with coworkers... but that doesn't mean it's all roses and sunshine as a freelancer! Here are a few of the things I miss about working in an office and having coworkers: 1) Brainstorming sessions. Sometimes you really…
Great Resources for New Freelancers

Great Resources for New Freelancers

I have now been freelancing full-time for about 11 months. It's rather exciting! Freelancing is a wonderful experience. I absolutely love being a home-based small business owner. I am now getting to the stage where I have quite steady and long-term clients, which is fantastic, but my first month as…
Weekend Blogger Chuckle

Weekend Blogger Chuckle

Mr Science sent this article to me earlier today: 10 Reasons Why Blogging is Ruining My Life. And somehow that led me to finding another article in a similar vein, Blogging is Ruining My Life. If you're a blogger (or know a blogger!), you're bound to crack a smile for…
The Secret to Inbox Zero

The Secret to Inbox Zero

Ahhh, Inbox Zero. That elusive concept wherein you deal with emails as they come in and you never have more than three emails in your inbox (or, ideally, you have zero emails in your inbox!). But how are you supposed to actually do it? Most of the strategies that I've…
Qui docet discit

Qui docet discit

I recently came across this line in a handy little book I have; A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases: qui docet discit he who teaches learns. It stuck with me. One of my current jobs involves note-taking for education classes, and it is heartening that some of the professors…
Project Management Tips

Project Management Tips

So you've got a project to manage... now what? These project management tips will help you get organized and get an awesome project going! Top Six Project Management Tips: 1) Identify all tasks that need to be done. One of the biggest issues that can come up when managing a…