Sometimes life throws you a piss-filled water balloon, and you’re wearing cactus gloves. During the 2004 season the Carolina Panthers, with high hopes for another Superbowl shot, were riddled with injuries. Instead of a Superbowl run, they had a 1-7 start.
This is part five of the Hierarchy of the Successfully Self-Employed series. Becoming a guru is not about something you attain. It’s about something you realize. Two simple realizations separate the guru from everyone else — and once those realizations occur, it forever changes the way they look at the world.
This is part four of the Hierarchy of the Successfully Self-Employed series. Sam Donovan is an expert. Allow me to demonstrate…
This is part three of the Hierarchy of the Successfully Self-Employed series. What’s the difference between an independent contractor and a hooker? A hooker doesn’t get a 1099. That was a running joke in the group of contractors I worked with in my first long-term gig. They were a cynical and bitter lot, but they… Continue reading All the Aggravation of Employment, Without All the Perks
This is part two of the Hierarchy of the Successfully Self-Employed series. “Freelancing is for suckers…” I can still picture the scene clearly. It’s a networking function, with a cash bar. The loudmouth is sitting with a group of people, going on and on about his work. When I heard the “freelancing is for suckers…”… Continue reading Freelancing Is For Suckers