Browse Author: Wendy

Remote Working Basics

When I started working exclusively from home in late 1999, it wasn’t a smooth transition. It wasn’t easy, and it wasn’t intuitive. I’d gone directly from tending a popular bar to freelance whatever-ing (transcription, data-entry, appointment setting, website designing, freelance writing, blogging, reviewing and general editing) alone, at home, being lonely and not knowing what I should be doing with my time.

I’m not the smartest or most focused person in the world. I’m actually not that bright in conventional terms, I have my strengths but it took a good long time for me to figure out what they were and how to take advantage of them in any meaningful way. Continue Reading

How to Make Sales without Selling

I hate being sold to, I hate being on the receiving end of a sales pitch. I absolutely abhor the idea of making sales pitches and I just can’t. I could, if you put a loaded gun to my head, probably go out and do it, but I don’t have to go out and hawk my goods and services in order to make sales so I’m not going to.

I have a thing I do instead: I share solutions.

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