Thu, 15 January 2009
Just about an hour ago, Daniel Kehrer asked me (on Twitter of course!): Are you finding lots more folks going freelance because of the economy?
Glad you asked Daniel!
In today's podcast, I talk with Michelle Goodman, author of the new book My So-Called Freelance Life.
It is chock-full of information for people who are considering
freelancing on the side, or as a full-time pursuit.
Michelle and I talk about all kinds of nuts and bolts questions about freelancing including:
I think one of the best ways to test the waters of entrepreneurship, even if you are not ready to leave your job for a few years, is to do a freelance project. Enjoy the conversation, and the book!
Fri, 2 January 2009
I may have set a new record for the shortest time from concept to production for a podcast: 20 minutes ago, I shared on Twitter that my best friend, Desiree Adaway, set up a personal board of directors last year and just sent me her annual report.
Desiree is the Senior Director of Volunteer Mobilization for Habitat for Humanity, and felt the need to get expert advice and insight from people she trusted and admired.
Many people were interested in hearing her story, so I called her up and recorded a podcast on the spot. I hope you enjoy our conversation in which we cover:
BusinessWeek: Good to Great Expectations
In Jim's own words from the Fast Company Design Conference in Phoenix, 2000: Why have a personal board of directors?