Are You Ready to Outsource?

Are You Ready to Outsource?

You’ve made it this far in your professional life without outsourcing, right?  Surely you can continue to win great clients and produce high-quality work, all while managing the administrative side of your business AND maintaining your social life?  Yes, while you might be tempted to try and do it all, it can actually lead to less productive workdays and longer hours.  The great thing about today’s digital environment is that it makes it easier than ever to connect with talent that can help you advance your business and free you up to do more important tasks. Check out a few benefits of outsourcing below:

Make This Spring Your Most Productive Yet

Make This Spring Your Most Productive Yet

Spring has officially sprung, and if you find that all your good New Year’s intentions have disappeared, you’re not alone.  Staying productive is the eternal challenge for some of us, especially when you work for yourself and don’t have anyone to stop you from taking a mid-afternoon dance break (or nap).  There are a few simple ways to kick your own butt and get your productivity mojo back.

How To Save Money Without Really Trying

How To Save Money Without Really Trying

Yes, we’re about to get into money talk (cringe), but bear with us - saving money, as unglamorous as it may be, is essential for freelancers and entrepreneurs.  You can never predict when you’ll hit a slow work period and the amount of money coming in isn’t quite what you hoped.  Having savings built up for times like these, as well as for any emergencies or big life events, can help alleviate some of that stress.  We’ve found some good tools that make it easy to save without trying too hard.

New Year’s Resolutions Freelancers Should Make

New Year’s Resolutions Freelancers Should Make

The new year is here, and while many have resolved to hit the gym more often or eat fewer bags of chips, now is a great time to give yourself a leg up when it comes to your freelance business.  If you’re stuck on where to start, no worries – we have come up with three resolutions you can actually keep.

Should You Play Santa?: Gifts for Freelance Clients

Should You Play Santa?:  Gifts for Freelance Clients

The holidays will be here faster than you can say “reindeer games,” and while you might have gifts chosen for your loved ones, it can be trickier knowing if you should buy gifts for your clients.  The short answer is yes, but there are some things to keep in mind:

North Dallas Entrepreneur Reuben Miller Aims to Transform Fitness

North Dallas Entrepreneur Reuben Miller Aims to Transform Fitness

We’ve all seen them – the people on Instagram shilling magical “flat tummy tea,” the workout routines that value speed over proper form, the infomercials that claim that their patented meal program is guaranteed to help you lose weight.  The plethora of fad diets and exercises on the market have plagued the fitness industry for years, but HeadSpace member Reuben Miller wants to change that. 

Who Run the World? Female Entrepreneurs: Part 2

Who Run the World?  Female Entrepreneurs:  Part 2

Last month we brought you the first installment of our female member series.  While women-led businesses continue to grow in numbers, it can still seem like a lonely place, especially in male-dominated industries.  We spoke with Jennifer Schaumberg, an employee of Fuse Solutions, to find out her experiences with coworking and small business life.

Who Runs the World? Female Entrepreneurs: Part 1

Who Runs the World?  Female Entrepreneurs:  Part 1

Freelancing or heading up your own business is a challenge at the best of times, especially for female entrepreneurs.  According to the 2012 U.S. Census, women-owned businesses grew by 28% over 2007, and that number is only expected to increase.  We sat down with some of our female members to pick their brains about their own non-traditional working experience.  In the first of this series, we’ll introduce you to Lisa Levy, an entrepreneur working with Yuan Harng Co, LTD.