by C.J. Hayden | Nov 10, 2021 | Running a Business
There’s a revolution going on in the world of work, and it’s impacting all of us, self-employed professionals included. The Great Resignation, AKA the Big Quit, began in the spring of 2021, as significant numbers of employees began leaving their jobs. Surveys indicate that from 40-65% of the U.S. workforce is either considering quitting or already looking for a new job.
by Kristine Carey | Nov 10, 2021 | Running a Business
No doubt about it, it’s been a year…
As we approach year’s end, take a moment to reflect on how it started, and where you’re at now. Very likely it wasn’t business as usual, so what was it business AS?
What’s new or different? What did you try? How did things go? How would you like to finish the year?
by C.J. Hayden | May 25, 2021 | Running a Business
The hot topic here in the U.S. this spring of 2021 is getting back to “normal.” But in my view, the more relevant topic is finding a new normal. All across the country, I’m hearing of people whose post-pandemic life includes moving to a new city, changing jobs or careers, retiring, or making remote work a permanent choice.
by C.J. Hayden | Jun 3, 2020 | Marketing Plans & Strategies
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve heard from countless self-employed professionals who have suddenly found themselves either unemployed or underemployed. Professionals who typically work with clients in person have been stymied by stay-at-home directives or the understandable concerns clients have about exposing themselves to contagion. Other professionals have been blindsided when the industry they serve has disappeared overnight, due to shutdowns and cutbacks.
by Kristine Carey | Jun 2, 2020 | Marketing Plans & Strategies
When people talk about reinvention, it brings up the question of why you’d want to reinvent yourself to begin with. I’ve got a few reasons you may want to consider, which are captured in this video…
Open up to where you’re truly at, work-wise, and consider that a reinvention might be just the right thing, for the very uncomplicated reason that you’ve said it is. In this time of COVID-19, and a general feeling of uncertainty, a reinvention may be more certain than you realize.
by Kristine Carey | Nov 21, 2019 | Marketing Plans & Strategies
What’s your one surefire, can’t fail marketing strategy? What did someone tell you is the one thing that always works? When you think of what these strategies might be, I’m guessing things come to mind such as attending networking events or publishing articles, and these certainly can be effective marketing strategies.
If you look at the broader picture of marketing, you can see it with a unique perspective. A perspective that produces consistently great results no matter what marketing strategy you choose. A real-life, win that you can count on no matter what. Curious what it is?