The Positive Fight

The Positive Fight

Staying positive in a difficult situation is tough. You know what’s going on, you might not have control over any of it, and now you need to fight your emotions and stay up-beat. I’ve been there and it’s tough. Fighting through your own emotions to...
Clocking Out

Clocking Out

There is nothing more satisfying than clocking out after a long day at work. It’s a fairly routine thing for offices to encourage everyone to leave between 5pm and 7pm, depending on the type of office. Watching the clock count down to the end of the day seems to...
The Most Difficult Time of the Year

The Most Difficult Time of the Year

The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is the most difficult time of the year. For a freelancer that is. From my experience one year ago, unless you have established contracts or a large project to work on, businesses slow down during the holidays....
365 Days in the Wild

365 Days in the Wild

Have you seen a freelancer working in the wild of a locally owned coffee shop? The mental picture that fabricates might be: a young-ish hipster dressed person, with extra ear piercings and visible arm tattoos, working on a slim Mac laptop computer, drinking a $10 cup...
Be a Part of Something Mammoth

Be a Part of Something Mammoth

There is nothing quite like a project that fully engrosses you. The campaign, Be a Part of Something Mammoth, has done just that to me for the last few months. I knew very little about the park, only a few mouthfuls about the non-profit group running the campaign, but...