Solo Business Stories: Why David Kavanaugh’s vision is important for musicians

David Kavanaugh saw a need in the music community.  He found an innovative way to do this with the Musicians’ Club of Oregon. Name of Business: Musicians’ Club of Oregon The Path that Led to the Business Formation: Where could musicians go to meet other musicians?  Where could they practice in a dress rehearsalp-like setting?  If Read More …

How a layoff and being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis results in Chris Pero founding perodesign art & framing.

Chris Pero has been an artist and framing art since childhood, and started framing professionally when she was in college. Solo Business Stories: Chris Pero Design art installations transform corporate settings October 28, 2017 Chris Pero of Pero Designs at her art installation at Daimler Trucks. Business name and what it does:  Chris Pero Design Read More …

Encore Entrepreneur Stories: Anne Hudson works home remodeling small business magic as the Sourceress

Encore entrepreneur inspiration comes to home interior designer Anne Hudson, age 70, with her home remodeling small business. What the business does:  Anne’s specialty is Sourcing interior materials such as furnishings and fixtures for remodeling projects. Design, beauty, and a keen eye for aesthetics and design have been an integral part of Anne Hudson’s careers.  Read More …

A Tip from Jackie: Let’s Talk About Focus

Focus is so critical to your financial success that I have made it #1 of my seven basic principles. I know that creatives are interested in so many things. They are attracted to all the new bright changes and advances. They are immediately thinking about how they can use, incorporate, and adapt the new ideas, Read More …

“7 Blocks to Living the Creative Life: Part VII” by guest blogger Donn Rochlin

We are thrilled to be featuring a seven-part series of guest posts by coach Donn Rochlin of Living the Creative Life. This is the last installment, but make sure to go back and re-read the previous ones!  All human beings are born with the gift of creativity. It is either developed or lost through lack Read More …

“7 Blocks to Living the Creative Life: Part VI” by guest blogger Donn Rochlin

We are thrilled to be featuring a seven-part series of guest posts by coach Donn Rochlin of Living the Creative Life. Check back each week for the next “block”…and advice on overcoming it. All human beings are born with the gift of creativity. It is either developed or lost through lack of use. Following is Read More …

“7 Blocks to Living the Creative Life: Part V” by guest blogger Donn Rochlin

We are thrilled to be featuring a seven-part series of guest posts by coach Donn Rochlin of Living the Creative Life. Check back each week for the next “block”…and advice on overcoming it. All human beings are born with the gift of creativity. It is either developed or lost through lack of use. Following is Read More …

“7 Blocks to Living the Creative Life: Part IV” by guest blogger Donn Rochlin

We are thrilled to be featuring a seven-part series of guest posts by coach Donn Rochlin of Living the Creative Life. Check back each week for the next “block”…and advice on overcoming it. All human beings are born with the gift of creativity. It is either developed or lost through lack of use. Following is Read More …

“7 Blocks to Living the Creative Life: Part III” by guest blogger Donn Rochlin

We are thrilled to be featuring a seven-part series of guest posts by coach Donn Rochlin of Living the Creative Life. Check back each week for the next “block”…and advice on overcoming it. All human beings are born with the gift of creativity. It is either developed or lost through lack of use. Following is Read More …

“Diversify Your Risk and Income with a Portfolio Career” by guest blogger Laura Schlafly

This article originally appeared on the Mac’s List Blog of July 3, 2013. More people are patching together a livelihood from a variety of sources. Job security no longer comes from an employer, but from your marketable and transferrable skills. They’re creating their own portfolio career, which, according to Penelope Trunk, is: “Not the same Read More …