Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

One Year Later and I Don’t Want to Ever Go Back

Tweet On November 4, 2009 I headed out the door at 6:45am for my very last day as an employee. I thought it would be a day of well-wishes and thank you’s, but it didn’t quite turn out that way. There were no parties, “no good luck, thank you for twelve years of dedicated service”…

Starting a New Profit Center for Free

Tweet If you work for yourself full-time, or even considering doing something on-the-side, part-time, to earn a little extra money it’s never been as easy to start than it is today. There are so many FREE tools available online that will help you plan, organize, collaborate, promote, and sell that it’s difficult to use the…

8 Tips to Building Your Dreams Part-Time, On-The-Side, In Your Spare Time

Tweet Eight Tips to Building Your Dreams Part-Time, On-The-Side, In Your Spare Time Use your commute to listen and learn. Listen to non-fiction books, recorded seminars and workshops. Use your lunch hour wisely. Pack your lunch, find a quiet place to read, eat, relax and take notes. Get out of the house. Attend educational workshops…

Support Your Dreams by Supporting the Dreams of Others

Tweet Sometimes I’m amazed at the number of people who express dreams of working for themselves, but look at me like I’m crazy when I ask them who is doing what they want to do and how are they supporting them? I have found, and strongly believe, that the best way to support your own…

Living an Independent Mobile Lifestyle Questions and Answers

Tweet I wrote about the many people, stories and events that have led me to consider living an independent, mobile lifestyle in today’s Dreaming Café newsletter. (If you’d like to read the whole article you can find it HERE.) I ended that article with a list of questions to consider before launching an independent, mobile…

Thinking Differently, Thinking BIG

Tweet I love working for myself and I never, never, never want to give up what I have today (personal freedom, time for my family, time for me, creative self expression and independence) to go back to go back to a ‘job’ working for someone else. But, at the same time I’ve been struggling. Time…

Thinking of Teaching Online?

Tweet Are you considering teaching online workshops, teleseminars or webinars? I have enjoyed teaching both online workshops and teleseminars. Teaching online requires as much, if not more, preparation as teaching in person, but it provides a tremendous degree of flexibility in terms of how you can deliver your content and the amount of information you…

Top Ten Books for Teen and Kid Entrepreneurs

Tweet This post was inspired by Sarah Cook of RaisingCeoKids.com. I’ve been following Sarah on Twitter for quite awhile and recently won a copy of Kidpreneurs: Young Entrepreneurs With Big Ideas! by leaving a comment her website. Raising CEO Kids website is a great resource, one of the best I’ve found for parents raising entrepreneurial…

Managing Inbox Overload

Tweet As a blogger, an e-zine publisher (The Dreaming Café newsletter), e-zine reader and someone who enjoys connecting with others via email I am very sensitive to inbox overload. The steps detailed below are some of the ways I’ve learned to manage inbox overload. I hope these tips help you. If you have any tips…

20 Keys to Successful Self-Employment

Tweet Believe in your ability to accomplish what you have set out to do. Believe that you have something of value to offer. Believe in your ability to present your expertise in ways that will benefit others. Believe in yourself and your dreams even when no one else does. Seek out inspiration on a daily…