Posts tagged career
Should You Hire a Business Manager? Here's What You Need to Know, Girlfriend.

If you are like any entrepreneur  (or maybe I'm specifically speaking for myself, that I'm sometimes way too disorganized) then you could potentially benefit from an online business manager. Once you reach a point in your business where you have solid profits and are growing your revenue, it is important to consider what you can take off your plate.

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How to Figure Out What to Outsource First in Your Business

Discovering that you cannot do #allthethings in your business is an important milestone. First of all, it's okay to accept that you can't do it all (sorry to tell you, but we're all human!) If you don't realize that you need to outsource, you're headed straight for my least favorite roadtrip down Burnout Boulevard. You'll start missing deadlines, feeling frazzled, and making mistakes. You might even find yourself working ten or more hours a day just to get everything done.

I do have some good news for you, though: life doesn't have to be that way.

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How to Explain Your Biz to Family Members Who Just Don't Get It

Starting your own business comes with all kinds of ups and downs, but things can get much more emotional when you have to involve your family members. Whether you are starting a side hustle or planning to launch out of a traditional career into a more non-traditional one as a blogger or other online business owner, your family members may not understand what you are doing. 

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Beware "Freelance" Clients Treating You Like an Employee

Have you ever had a client that pushed your personal boundaries big time? 

In the U.S., it is illegal for someone to hire you as an independent contractor (i.e. you signed a W9 and are being given a 1099 each year) and then treat you like an employee.

While it might seem like there are clear lines because you call someone a freelancer or contractor, this post draws your attention to instances where the lines might not be so clear.

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