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I write about communication, leadership and change, drawing on a 30-year career in journalism, public relations and management.
Tag Archives: self-employed
How to succeed in business the ‘indie’ way
Last month, I invited Ami Neiberger-Miller and Sandra Wills Hannon to speak at our Independent Public Relations Alliance meeting about what it takes to become a successful independent practitioner. Both Ami and Sandra are long-time members of IPRA and have … Continue reading
Five things you need to know about encore careers
Baby Boomers are reinventing retirement. Instead of fading into the sunset to enjoy piña coladas by the pool, they’re choosing to work longer—but not at just any job. Many are pursuing second-act or encore careers that combine their passion with a social purpose. … Continue reading
Posted in Careers, Purpose Tagged AARP, Baby Boomers, encore careers, MetLife, retirement, self-employed, small business, uncertainty Leave a comment
Is America the best place on Earth for entrepreneurs?
Now that I’m self-employed, I run into a lot of other independent business people. Call us indies or solo practitioners—we’re the ones with the big ideas and the not-so-big bank accounts. We’ve exchanged the security of a good-paying corporate or … Continue reading
Posted in Entrepreneurship Tagged entrepreneurs, GEDI, GEM, Jordan Weissmann, self-employed, startups, The Atlantic, World Bank Leave a comment