How to be your own best boss

How to be your own best boss

Reading Time: 5 minutesBeing your own boss sounds great, but what if the boss you become is worse than any boss you’ve ever had in a ‘real’ job? Here are some tips to help.you be your own boss. One of the main reasons many of us became soloists was for the freedom....
11 things (not) to do at a conference

11 things (not) to do at a conference

Reading Time: 4 minutesI’m currently at a conference in the US of A. I booked it on a whim, the total cost is more than the GDP of Belgium and I have no idea why I’m here. Honestly, I’m just looking forward to lying on crisp white sheets in a quiet hotel room,...
9 reasons not to talk about how much you earn

9 reasons not to talk about how much you earn

Reading Time: 6 minutesOr, stop waving your cash in my face you big fat show off   I’ve just launched the latest round of my Recipe for SEO Success course. And it sold out—fast. Financially, it was a fairly monstrous success.* And yes, part of me wants to show...
Xero: My Money Valentine

Xero: My Money Valentine

Reading Time: 7 minutesMy longest software relationship When it comes to software, I’ll admit I’m a bit of a flibberdy gibbet. I’m a sucker for a free software trial. (AppSumo has a picture of me on their office wall titled ‘Best Customer’.) Show me a whizzy app that...
How to stop your business eating you alive

How to stop your business eating you alive

Reading Time: 5 minutesDo you ever feel like your solo business is eating your entire life? In this post, Kate shares some possible ways to claw back your freedom by setting business boundaries. Last week I was watching a 1950s sci-fi, drive-in classic where two...
19 things NOT to do in a Facebook group

19 things NOT to do in a Facebook group

Reading Time: 7 minutesOr, online ettiquette instruction manual for real humans   These days, pretty much everything comes with an instruction manual. Whether it’s a state-of-the-art computer or a fork – you’re likely to be given some guidelines for use. But when...