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My Freelance World Exploded – But I Found Love

I used to work for this really cool guy. I loved the work and we’d made all these awesome plans. Then he said he was getting a divorce from his wife. I’m super awesome at working during a crisis so was proud at how I was able to make everything easier for him and deal […]

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Knowing when it is time to let go.

Today, I caught up with a blogging friend. We spoke about many things but eventually, we got to the subject of the conflict surrounding my former work. She was advising me to cut myself off. The intentions were good but it was ultimately doing damage to me emotionally. I knew that. At the same time, […]

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New Beginnings and Second Chances

Yesterday, I was reading this post. Despite being mentioned, the post had very little to do with me. It was to do with stuff in the industry – the very industry that I´ve been part of for the past four years. When contemplating this transition, I tried to figure out how to keep my feet […]

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The Uncertainty of Change: When Evolution and Career F*ck-Ups Collide

I’ve talked a little bit about what it was like after the ex-boss drama. I’ve written about the difficulties and how it’s changed my perspective on networking and online marketing. I haven’t written about the nuances of my career transition. Change is hard enough but it is even harder when it is forced on you […]

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Loving and Hating The Internet Crossroads

Yesterday, I got denied for a job I went for. I was really disappointed. Not because I didn’t get the job – I kinda expected that would happen. I was freaked out because the reality of my work situation has set in. I applied for income support recently because I was struggling financially. All business owners […]

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The Indulging, Obligatory Reflection of 2011

There has been a trend on this blog over the past couple of years. I get to the end of the year, burnt out, and talk about what I’ve learned over the previous 10 or so months. These posts have been somewhat depressive as I’ve been battling mental illness was pursuing an online career. This […]

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How I Kicked Arse in 2010

Over the past year I’ve written a number of “woe is me” posts. One example is How I screwed Up My Blog in 2009. I’m glad I did. Allowing me to get certain shit out there allowed me to push past my perceived limitations and create something awesome. The year has been all kinds of […]

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Lessons From the Trenches: Launch Edition

We launched the Social Media Solutions website today. This is awesome. It means one of the major projects is done and I can focus more on blogging and creating products. Both of us are very relieved and excited about what opportunity to pursue next. As usual, I’ve learned a lot in the process. I’ve decided […]

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Lessons from a failed launch

I may be *this* close to hyperventilating. I just checked our stats, and since its release we have sold 40 copies of the e-course. In total, $880 USD. I find this hilarious. We “launched” on May 8th and it flopped in just about every way possible. It hurt at the time but was so important […]