Q38: When Is Enough Enough?

Oh! I so agree with you. I know you and I both know when enough is enough. And we are both quite or very close to that place where we appreciate that we are enough, we have enough, and we know enough. Gentle Reader, my questioner is a consultant but she also does another couple of funky and interesting things on the side. She’s not my only consultant client and there’s often a somewhat tricky quandary that goes with being a consultant which my freelancer readers will also recognise. When we have a contract we are grateful to have it […]

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The Sufficient Solopreneur

If I could teach my clients one thing right off the bat it would be this. You are enough. You are already good enough and bright enough to become self-employed and create an income running your own small business from home. You already know enough, you just don’t know that you do or do what you know. And if I could just persuade you to do what you already know, under my guidance and in our community, everything will turn out just fine. Your confidence will grow and along with it your self-esteem and self-belief. OK, you don’t know everything, but then […]

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Worried About Money? We ALWAYS Have Enough

In my former life as an accountant, a couple of clients killed themselves over their concerns about money, the VAT man’s threats, the business pressures and cashflow or lack thereof. It was dreadful. I was a lot younger then and I was deeply affected by both deaths, I even went to the funeral of one. I remember thinking “it’s only money” and coming to understand what that really means, but many people feel deeply stressed by financial matters and even shame. Our lives are worth so much more than that. A life lived in scarcity gets a bit grim, no […]

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