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Meet Autumn
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Meet Autumn

Autumn is a creative entrepreneur with 10 years of experience in business, creativity, and design. She loves designing, writing and blogging as well as encouraging more people to become entrepreneurs and enjoy flexibility in their lives. Being an entrepreneur takes time, determination, patience, creative thinking as well as being able to push boundaries where others may not have been. As an entrepreneur, you will learn, make mistakes, fall many times and learn some more along the path of success. Creativity is not only a passion of hers but a way of life both in business and private. The rules of creativity are to be bent and redefined into something innovative and dynamic. Not everyone has the stamina or mindset to be strong and not give up. She has learned many things ...
The Most Important Things I Learned About Myself, I Learned Through Freelancing
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The Most Important Things I Learned About Myself, I Learned Through Freelancing

I never expected to become a freelance writer. Yet, 14 years, an MSc, two kids, and a failed marriage later, here I am. I have built a successful freelance writing business that has allowed me to have the freedom to structure my work schedule the way I want, work from where I want, and be there for my kids as they grew up. I was home for them before and after school. I went on all their field trips. I volunteered at their school all the time. Now, they’re in high school, my oldest set to graduate this year, and I am turning my focus more and more on myself and what I want the second half of my life to be. I don’t like the term “midlife crisis.” That makes this time in life sound horrifying, a time when I have so much to look forward to and so many ambitions. But first, let’s go b...
How to Be a Strong Business Woman
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How to Be a Strong Business Woman

Starting your own business is not for the faint-hearted, whether you are male or female as any new startup will only learn by their mistakes. A new business or project starts with an idea that seeds from a business plan into a fully grown enterprise. However, these things do not happen overnight.  Launching a new startup needs logical details and a strategic plan of action to make money and be a success. This is where you need to sit down and focus on your business plan right from the start. Having a clear business plan will ensure you can multi-task as well as be proactive in your business. Taking into consideration your current lifestyle, personal circumstances and financial standing are the foundations of a positive business plan. Working out where you will work, the hours of busi...