Want to Get Paid for Writing?

When I’ve mentioned to family and friends that some of my income comes from writing, there’s an element of surprise. After all, aren’t writers broke? My response is that earning income from writing has a lot in common with earning money in other careers – working smart and being willing to hustle can help open […]

Can’t Find a Job? Start a Business

Starting a Business Because of the Current Economy Recently Congress decided not to extend paid unemployment benefits past the current 99 weeks. Although unemployment rates are improving slowly, the national unemployment rate was 9.6% in October 2010. This means some states are still experiencing double digit unemployment. Many people haven’t waited for a job to […]

Start-up Lessons from The Social Network Movie

Entrepreneurship Lessons from Facebook This past weekend my husband and I had a rare evening at the movies and watched The Social Network. It was very entertaining especially since just about everyone we know is on Facebook including my 80-year-old father-in-law. I found myself thinking about the story days later. In case you aren’t familiar […]

Ideas for Starting Your Own Home Business

Is your entrepreneurial spirit pushing you to go out on your own and start a business based out of your home? Maybe you are out of work and need a way to support your family.  Or perhaps you want the freedom of working from home so you can spend more time with your children.  Or […]

Entrepreneurship-Focusing on Long Term Career Goals

The last couple of weeks or so have been busy with work. This past week, for example, I was asked if I wanted to extend my temp time into something more permanent. I was surprised and was definately flattered that they thought of me. I was also contacted about doing some work for a project related […]