Archive for December 2015

Phoenix Sees Increase in ‘Solopreneurship’

Independent workers, which include contractors, consultants, taxi drivers, web designers, technology developers, artists and freelancers, contributed more than $1 trillion to the economy in 2014, according to a report by Virginia-based MBO Partners, a management services firm…People are successful in the independent workforce when they build confidence and have a network through referrals, said Gene…

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9 Key Ingredients To Maintain Peak Productivity in 2016 and Beyond

Let’s face it. As an independent without an assistant or project manager, it’s often hard to maintain your productivity. Besides the usual distractions of a chirping inbox or the siren’s call of social media, there’s the added layer of often trying to work from home – where there’s always something else vying for your attention. OK, so…

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New Year, New You: Creating, Maintaining and Growing Your Independent Business

Plan for success in 2016 and beyond with executive leadership coach Bonnie Moore, CEO of Moore Lead & Learn, LLC. Moore covers basic principles of self-awareness and self-evaluation before exploring easily applicable methods to improve networking, and presentation and personal interactions to serve the needs of your business both now and in the future. She…

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The Weekly Independent: December 14, 2015

Being a successful independent contractor or a client of choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying gone step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. It’s been…

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The Weekly Independent: December 7, 2015

There are just 24 days left until 2016. Are you making new plans yet? Over the next few weeks, we’ll be adding some retrospectives and looks ahead as part of our coverage to help you get ready for the New Year. As we look forward, one thing’s for sure – the workplace of 2025 won’t…

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