Since I started my online business in 2008 I have never once wanted to go back and work for anyone else. But that doesn’t mean that being my own boss is always easy, or even enjoyable, at all times. Here are some reasons why it sucks being my own boss!
I’ve said it so many times, but one thing I love about being in business for myself is the freedom it gives me NOT to work. That said, it’s far too easy to find yourself chained to your computer. This is why I try to take regular holidays away from my business, and here’s how I do it without losing all my momentum!
At the beginning of last month I challenged myself to write 1000 words each and every week day. In total that would mean about 23,000 words, which definitely sounds like a massive achievement. So, how did I do? And was it worth it?
This month I’ve decided to set myself a challenge: to write 1,000 words every weekday for the entire month. Content is so important to any online business, but I’ve gotten out of the habit of creating it consistently. I feel like this challenge is the perfect way to kickstart this new blog – and I’ll use my words for both blog posts and email sequences.
Update: I since completed the challenge – click here to read how I did 🙂
One of my biggest struggles over the years of running my business has been productivity and procrastination. Seriously, I have wasted a lot of time! So lately I decided to take matters into my hands and take control of my days. Here’s are some of the apps and systems I’m using to help…
I can’t believe I’ve been running my business for over 8 years! Things change quickly online, and I’ve learned so much along the way. I hope these lessons help you to avoid my mistakes!