Category Freelancing

Turning Pro

I work a lot as a freelancer. The outcome of my life is now directly correlated with what I do on a daily basis. There is no more middle man to hide behind. As a result, my days have had to become more regimented to get everything done that I want to do – activities […]

Richard Branson is My Boss (Kinda)

A week or two after I formally left my previous job to freelance, Lisa Lake, a friend of mine and the CEO of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in Montego Bay, asked me to help get the word out about new career opportunities at the Centre. The Branson Centre Caribbean is part of a network […]

The End of the World as we Know It

This Friday, December 21, is the “end of the world” according to some interpretations of the Mayan calendar. Last Friday, December 14, was the end of the world for many families in Connecticut. The ending of one version of our lives can bring a lot of pain, self-doubt and fear about the future. It will […]

A Book is a Business: Kaneisha’s Journey

Last week, I wrote about the process for traditional publishing versus digital publishing. This week, I wanted to introduce people to the self-publishing journey of my good friend, Kaneisha Grayson, who has written her first book, Be Your Own Boyfriend. Women are so often socialized to wrap their self-worth in their relationship status. Be Your […]

Freelancing

For the past two years, I have had a full-time job in Jamaica while wanting to become a freelancer. I wanted to set my own schedule, travel the world on speaking engagements, and inspire others to break out of the traditional career paths and forge a new way. But I was too afraid to let […]