Elizabeth White’s book “55, Unemployed, and Faking Normal” is a coping guide to being jobless after 50

Recently on Paul Solman’s News Hour series Making Sense there was a story about Elizabeth White.  White recently self-published a book, 55 Unemployed, and Faking Normal.  The book is road map to coping with current economic realities. 55, Unemployed, and Faking Normal contains themes which are relevant to Better, Smarter, Richer.  We reached out to White Read More …

Your Business Startup

It’s time to make the leap! Traditional employment is fading fast. Now is the time to focus on your business startup For more than two decades, ‘Solopreneurship’ has quietly been on the rise. Also called, independent work, freelancing or sometimes contract work. Check out this recent article in Fast Company Magazine. Studies show that Solos make Read More …

Overcome Startup Fear Barriers

Starting a solo business requires action Overcome startup fear barriers to remove procrastination and paralysis. When you first think of starting your own business, you’re bombarded with questions. “What do I have to offer?” “How will I get clients?” “How much will I charge?” Those questions can stop you in your tracks. Start by thinking about what Read More …

Running A Business Without Employees

Solo professionals don’t need employees Lots of potential entrepreneurs blanche at the idea of having to manage or oversee employees in order to have a successful business.  Their own experience as a manager was not good and their experience as an employee being managed by others is even worse.  That is why solopreneurship is such a Read More …

A Tip from Jackie
Money is Just a Tool

There is so much hype and talk and emotion around money in our society that sometimes it is hard to remember that money is a tool. It is energy in a form that can be exchanged for value between disparate items. For example, I can exchange my consulting energy for your sewing energy. Also it Read More …

A Tip from Jackie
Keep Making Yourself Better

I like to talk about outsourcing the administrative tasks of your business. Think web work, mailing, research, marketing, bookkeeping, photographing items for your web site, sending newsletters, social media etc. The overall idea is that you devote the majority of your time to the things at which you are the best–your chosen work. Outsourcing gives Read More …