Six unconventional ways to create a ton more time in your life Six unconventional ways to create a ton more time in your life

July 24, 2014 by

Hello Red Lemons. Today I wanted to give you some ideas for making more time in your life.

Some of these you may already do. Most of these may be unusual to you. All of these will create more time for you.

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The MOST important thing to know if you want to sell anything, make an impact, and move anyone The MOST important thing to know if you want to sell anything, make an impact, and move anyone

July 19, 2014 by

Whether we like to think it or not, we’re all ’salespeople’ in some way or another. This is the case, even if we don’t like to call it ’sales’ and even if no money is exchanging hands.

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Two extremely useful things I've learnt from going '9-5er' to self-employed so far Two extremely useful things I've learnt from going '9-5er' to self-employed so far

July 12, 2014 by

If there’s one thing that has surprised me most about working freelance, it’s the sense of community amongst those who work for themselves.

Everyone, no matter how experienced, seems interested to hear the stories of others: what inspired them to set out on their own, how they dealt with any hesitations before taking the leap, and how they controlled their nerves once they began.

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How providing necessity over admiration will put you on the right track How providing necessity over admiration will put you on the right track

July 8, 2014 by

“He found something that he wanted, had always wanted and always would want — not to be admired, as he had feared; not to be loved, as he had made himself believe; but to be necessary to people, to be indispensable.”

This line from F. Scott Fitzgerald writing in This Side of Paradise, brings attention to a state of being that is often overlooked as a root to real success. And by success I’m talking about it in the sense that brings fulfilment, excitement and motivation to you.

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Illustrator Linzie Hunter shares her insight on winning projects and working with clients Illustrator Linzie Hunter shares her insight on winning projects and working with clients

June 16, 2014 by

Linzie Hunter is an illustrator and hand-letterer (and keen swing dancer) originally from Scotland, now living in South London. Her client list includes Time Magazine, Nike, The Wall Street Journal, Chronicle Books, Gillette, and Harper Collins.

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Ditch the Shotgun Approach and Use a Market Map to Focus Your Client-Finding Activities Ditch the Shotgun Approach and Use a Market Map to Focus Your Client-Finding Activities

April 28, 2014 by

In a previous life I had a boss who was a devout advocate of the ‘shotgun’ technique for sales and marketing.

He liked his numbers big and encouraged his team to ‘fire’ emails and calls blindly at a large list of potential customers, hoping something would stick.

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