With inflation at an all-time high, now is a good time to think about an additional revenue stream. Need some inspiration? Read about over fifty individuals who started a new business successfully!
What can you do quickly when you have email that is so overwhelming it feels like a snowball gathering speed and rolling down to crush you? Here's a cool way to handle it.
“She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards . Have you ever felt like a captain navigating a boat with the wind and the sea changing every day? You are at the helm and each time the wind blows, a course correction is needed. And then, in the mist of the corrections, you find that even your destination is changing? The quote by Elizabeth Edwards reminds me to adjust, pivot when needed, and be resilient.
“Like a deer in the headlights, frozen in real time and I’m losing my mind, it’s time to move on” -Tom Petty Since mid-March, I have constantly had a “deer in the headlight” feeling. I am frozen. Life feels like it is on hold. Every day information rolls toward me…. the phone, the news, television, tweets, family, friends, even individuals who are not friends, have stories, news, or dramatic opinions and it goes on and on and on. It’s August; my birth month. Suddenly I realize almost half a year is wasted by being too frozen and unclear. It’s time to move on. But how do you do that, when the world is still in a pandemic and the outcome uncertain? Here are four steps that I am taking to start moving.
COVID19 has sucker-punched the educational model. Do students return to school or learn on-line? What is safe? What is effective? Opinions are as varied as there are individuals. However, no matter what your personal feelings are about what the “new normal” education model should be, an opportunity exists for on-line tutoring.
Fourth of July: Happy Birthday, America!
There are many opportunities to work from home for individuals over fifty. What are they?
Through the entire Shelter at Home experience, I cooked every night. Anticipation surged when I was invited to a sit-down dinner at my favorite Italian restaurant. The New Normal, creates a very different dining experience. How did it go?
The restrictions are finally being lifted and businesses are opening! I was so excited when the text from my hair salon arrived, giving me the appointment time. The New Normal, as of today, will take getting used to. What was my experience?
One thing being self-employed accomplishes is the right of choice to create my own destiny. Have you considered starting a sideline business? Here is a link to Jon Friedman’s article in Next Avenue which discusses re-inventing yourself after Coronavirus..