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Handling Multiple Customers & Deadlines as a Freelancer

The good news about working as a freelancer for multiple customers is that your customers know up front that other people have a call on your time. And I’d have to say, for the most part, they respect that reality. … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Deadline

It’s been awhile, but I have worked with people who hate deadlines. I think they’re fantastic, however unrealistic some of them turn out to be. Why? Because they help me keep my work in order and moving along.

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Secrets of Being a “Miracle Worker”

In theĀ Star TrekĀ universe, Montgomery Scott (“Scotty”) is the quintessential competent engineer. He might gripe and complain in his Scottish burr, but you know in the end that he’ll do what it takes to get the job done and save the … Continue reading

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Multitasking: Is it Effective and How Much Can You Really Do?

Multitasking has two flavors. There’s what I’m going to call strategic (workload) and tactical (hyperactivity) multitasking.

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Proposal Survival Tips Revisited

It’s been a bit hectic this past spring and summer, so I haven’t had the opportunity–or, quite frankly, the energy–to write here as often as I’d like. The reason? Proposal writing. That is not a sport for the faint-hearted or … Continue reading

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