Posts tagged with “business”

Level Setting: Solve the Right Problem at the Right Time

If we want to solve problems effectively, we need to know which part of the problem to focus on at what time — and when to shift focus elsewhere.

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Dirt Floors: How to Stop Putting Out Fires and Solve the Real Problem

What do dirt floors have to do with going to school? And what does any of that have to do with working more effectively?

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What Would You Tell Yourself About Balance in Your First Year of Business?

In your first year as an entrepreneur, it feels like you need to be running at 110%, all the time. But is that sustainable? Or necessary? Or even helpful?

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How to Sell Without Selling

For many freelancers, selling is the worst part of the job. Fortunately, the kind of selling that sucks most isn’t actually required to get new clients.

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How I Freelance from Anywhere in the World: Audio Interview

I got grilled by a guy looking to become location-independent: how I built my skill set, how I get clients, and how I overcome the challenges of distance.

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Ditch the Desk Job: How to Become Location-Independent

Working remotely (location independence) allows you to work on your own terms and your own schedule — from anywhere in the world. Here’s how to get there.

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How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely

Combining the stability of employment with the freedom of remote work is a dream for many workers. Here’s how to convince your boss to let you telecommute.

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Rewarding Incompetence: How Time-Based Management Kills Motivation

When a company uses time to measure performance, employees are punished for high performance and rewarded for working inefficiently. This needs to stop.

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