6 Ideas That Will Kick-Start Your Online Business

The internet is opening up many business opportunities. But do you need ideas to help you get started? Be inspired with these 6 ideas that will help you start an online business. 1. SEO writing...more

5 Ways To Make Money As A Freelance Writer

Hello!  I did a guest post over at Seriousreading.com on how to make money while writing.  All of these are legitimate opportunities that aren't scams.  Heck I've done most of these myself!So if you're a starving author waiting for your big break, or waiting for sales to pick up, look no further than this list!...more

Make a wish! - In writing

  It is quite an amazing thing! Every time I wrote down a wish– it came true! This is the funny thing about setting goals, when you write them down they become concrete and your brain works to achieve them. I was always amazed by people that told me that when they left notes in the western wall their wishes have come true.  I’m not a believer and I always had a logical way of thinking so as a 12 year old I made an experiment: ...more

Which Kind of Fish Would You Rather Be?

I did a phone interview for a new job a couple of weeks ago. (Shh!) If my boss happens to be reading this, I didn't get advanced to the second round of interviews, which is actually alright with me. The job was with a national nonprofit, which I feel may be the next step in my career trajectory, so I thought I might as well interview for the position for the experience, if nothing else....more

I Have Career ADD

Steve Harvey recently said that everyone is given a gift and to really succeed in life, you have to jump.” It was an inspirational 6 minute pep talk, but it left me thinking, “What is MY gift?” I really need to figure this out at 41 so I can jump already....more

What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

As I enjoyed the post yesterday, I thought I might stick with the theme and use the BlogHer prompt for November 3rd: What did you think was the coolest job in the world when you were younger?  Do you still feel that way now? ...more

The Best Jobs for College Students

I didn’t have a job my first semester of college. I lived the quintessential college life of going to class, going to parties, studying, and napping. Was it awesome? Yes. Was I broke? I sure as hell was. By the time my second semester rolled around, it became clear that I was going to need a job. My second semester, I had been offered a job coaching soccer at my high school. So I lived at home, commuted an hour to school three days per week, and worked three jobs. I coached soccer, I bartended, and I worked at a gas station. That was stupid....more

Why I Turned Down a Job Today

The original plan was never for me to be a stay at home mom.  When I quit my job in November, I intended to enjoy the holidays at home with my family and immediately begin looking for new employment after New Years....more

Learning To Leap {Jobs}

Leaping is not something that’s easily attainable for those of us that move out of fear, trepidation, or paralysis. It’s hard to coax our bodies to move forward when our minds want to do anything and everything but just that. It’s hard when the thing ahead of you is the unknown. It’s hard when it’s something you’ve never experienced before or aren’t sure of the end result. But that’s life....more

Soft Skills Matter

We’ve been hearing a lot about the “skills gap” lately, where employers have a tough time finding qualified candidates even as a sizeable number of unemployed people struggle to find jobs. Now the debate has moved on to look at “hard” and “soft” skills....more