Freelance Transformation Show: Free Yourself From the Chaos [Audio]

I had the privilege of being on the podcast “Freelance Transformation” which is hosted by Matt Inglot. It strives to help freelancers figure out ways to manage their small businesses, their workload, and even sometimes their personal lives. I joined Matt on January 29, 2018, to give some insight into these topics. In this podcast episode, “Free Yourself From the Chaos” we focus on keeping your business running and getting your life back through systems, processes, and project management.

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Business Insanity Talk Radio: Helping Small Business Owners Gain Control [Audio]

I had the pleasure of joining Barry Moltz, from Business Insanity Talk Radio, to talk about the chaos of small businesses and how to avoid that chaos. We talk about how processes for your internal business operations, as well as structure and organization, will get your life back.

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Project Management Communication for Developers – pt 3: Being Responsible [Video]

In the final video of “Project Management Communication for Developers”, Don Clark from FileMaker Pro Gurus and Susan discuss “Being Responsible as a Developer”. They’ll answer questions such as “How can you keep yourself on track?”, “How can you avoid becoming overwhelmed” and “How can your Project Manager help you?” Continue reading

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Small Business: Why It Rocks

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A small business can be a single freelancer all the way up to several thousand employees, depending on the industry chosen. The U.S. Small Business Administration defines small business in a very big business complicated way here. When I think of small business and the ones I love to work with, I’m usually thinking of 25 people or less.

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Project Management Communication for Developers, pt 2: Meeting Expectations [Video]

In Part 2 of Project Management Communication for Developers, Don Clark, from FileMaker Pro Gurus and Susan discuss “Meeting Expectations” as a developer. They will cover off on things such as using project management tools, guaranteeing your time and communicating unrealistic deadlines.  This tools will help you as the developer, work with your project manager to the best of your ability. Continue reading

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Project Management for the Developer with Don Clark

project management for the developer

Once again, Don Clark from FileMaker Pro Gurus and I have joined together to create a series of three videos. This time, we’re talking project management for the developer, specifically in how it is beneficial to a developer and/or subcontractor.

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Project Management Communication for Developers, pt 1 [Video]

Are you a developer wondering how to improve your project management communication? Are you just trying to improve communication overall on your projects? Check out the first part of a three-part series with Don Clark, from FileMaker Pro Gurus, where we discuss communication tactics for developers and project managers. While this may be specific to the development world, these tactics are still useful for all types of projects. Continue reading

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Subcontractors How Tos and How Not Tos, Pt 3: Being a Subcontractor [Video]

Are you a subcontractor wondering how to set expectations and communicate efficiently? Or are you looking to hire a subcontractor but want to know more of what it takes to be one? Check out the final video in a three part series with Susan Fennema and Don Clark, from FileMaker Pro Gurus, where they discuss what it’s like to be a subcontractor. Continue reading

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Managing a Virtual Business by Managing You

Managing A Virtual Business

Managing a virtual business has some added challenges over managing a traditional one. There are wonderful pros, but there are a few cons, as I wrote about previously. The first and foremost challenge is managing you.

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Subcontractors How Tos and How Not Tos, Pt 2: Setting Expectations [Video]

Need help setting expectations with your newly hired subcontractor? Check out the second of this three-part series where Susan and Don, from FileMaker Pro Gurus, discuss how to set clear expectations with your subcontractors, to get the work done. Continue reading

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