Light Duty

I am nearing the end of “light duty,” no thanks to my gallbladder surgery. What an exhausting journey, but I’m feeling much better. What is light duty? Light or modified duty means your employer has put you in a less physically demanding job until you are healed from a medical condition. It can also mean…

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Giving Tuesday

Last week, I did a series of posts on where you can donate over the holidays and on Giving Tuesday. The places were: • Hustle Chicago 2019 • The GoFundMe for Ita Olsen — her house burnt down in the California wildfires • Safe Haven for Cats • RebuildNC I’d also like to offer a few…

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Black Friday

Black Friday Career Coaching with LFR

Hey, everybody. Happy Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday rolled into one weird weekend for solopreneurs like me who sell services on the internet. I’m working feverishly on my book, but it’s too soon to sell you anything other than a manuscript. But I do have two deals you might want to buy.…

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Charitable Donations: A 2018 List

Welcome to the Thanksgiving season in America where businesses and charities share one goal: to separate you from your money. For the next 40 days, you’ll be bombarded with ads that make you feel like you’re not doing enough as a person. The only way you can make amends for your personality deficiencies? Buy something…

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How to Manage Up

I’ll go anywhere for good tacos. It’s not a great business strategy, but, when it comes to eating Tex-Mex, I’ll organize my business calendar around speaking opportunities. That’s how I wound up in Austin, last week, at the Texas Conference for Women speaking to an overflow room about managing up with an author named Mary…

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