Working from home – or earning a living working from anywhere, therefore allowing you to travel while working – is definitely glorified in our culture. When I tell people about what I do they often say I’m lucky or that it must be nice.… Continue Reading “What Nobody Tells You About Working From Home”
As I was writing “working with less” and thinking about what we as online teachers put out there to other potential online teachers, and each other, it got me thinking. I said with that post that you shouldn’t be intimidated by veterans and the… Continue Reading “Carmen in Canada’s Top Ten Tips for Teaching Online”
When you choose to make a career for yourself that looks and feels different than the beaten path it’s a choice that comes with a lot of questions. Wanting to blog and make money online from home is different than either of my parents… Continue Reading “Those whose Career is Building Your Career”
The biggest misconception people have about working from home or working for yourself is that you work when you want or need and can take it easy the rest of the time. The reality, for online teachers at least, is that we work at… Continue Reading “Working from Home and Setting Your Own Schedule”
I worked in direct sales and I loved it but seeing some the advertisements for companies that are around right now… I have a few words of advice for anyone interested in working in this business!
Just because you don’t work for anybody else doesn’t mean you can’t work with somebody else. That’s one of the hardest attitude shifts to overcome when seeking success on projects that we own. At least for me. I get so excited about owning a project and all of… Continue Reading “Working for yourself versus working alone”
One of the most frustrating attitudes I encounter is that my life must be easier because I’m pursuing projects I love, and because I work from home. I’ll admit the commute is alright but that doesn’t mean that I live a life of leisure.… Continue Reading “Don’t Mistake a Passion Project for an Easy Gig”