By Ann Logue on May 23, 2013
2013 hasn’t been the best year for me or for too many people I know and love. A friend suggested that I check out the Good Life Project, and I found this. Inspiring, huh? Like this? Check out Good Life Project.
By Ann Logue on September 21, 2012
I have such a hard time being productive at my office. I’ve taken to arriving early and staying after class at UIC to work in longhand at the University Hall lounge. The only drawback is that UIC is a Pepsi-only school. Fortunately, there’s a 7-11 nearby.
By Ann Logue on June 18, 2012
I’m writing a piece for a client on the psychology of day trading, and I’m thinking about a recent conversation I had with a fellow freelancer about bad projects we had worked on. We both noted that we knew we were taking on projects that would turn into disasters, and yet we signed on anyway. [...]
By Ann Logue on June 2, 2012
I’m a big fan of the FlyLady. Her name is Marla Cilley, and she has an approach to getting organized that makes a lot of sense. She is very much about how to do housework better, but much of her philosophy makes sense for freelancers. And, if you work at home, you know how much [...]
By Ann Logue on June 17, 2011
Self-employment has some downsides. One is that you rarely get a lot of positive feedback. There are no celebratory luncheons or bosses giving you pats on the back. (I know, I know, there aren’t that many happy moments in regular employment, either.) When I was starting out, someone told me to keep a file called [...]