In-Person Networking in the Era of Social Media

In-Person Networking in the Era of Social Media

Social media is a major part of our society at the moment. As the Internet continues to evolve, the role that it plays in both our personal and professional lives is only expected to grow. Almost any professional will tell you how important it is to have a social media presence, and maintaining an active presence on Facebook, Twitter and … Read More

Are You a Freelancer or a Business Owner?

There is some contention in certain circles about the word “freelancer.” Some people gladly use the word to describe themselves, while others avoid it whenever possible. Those who make it clear that they aren’t “freelancers” often describe themselves as “business owners” or “contractors” or some similar term. There are even a few people who have completely different descriptors for themselves … Read More

Keep Your Focus While Running Your Business

Keep Your Focus While Running Your Business

Running a business is challenging, and many entrepreneurs are surprised at just how much attention their businesses need. Staying focused on the important things can be difficult, especially when there are so many smaller things that you still have to take care of one way or another. This overload can lead to losing focus, and your business might suffer as … Read More

Creating Good Workplace Boundaries

Creating Good Workplace Boundaries

Whether we’re talking a lone independent contractor or a multinational corporation, businesses thrive on rules and routine. By clearly establishing what you (and others) can and can’t do, boundaries free up time and increase overall productivity. Even those working from home need to have some sort of structure to avoid distractions and procrastination. Knowing how to create good workplace boundaries … Read More