Me, Gigi Hadid, and your radical retirement

Me, Gigi Hadid, and your radical retirement

I'm pleased to be part of another issue of Collective Hub magazine! This time in their January 2018 Productivity issue with Gigi Hadid as cover model, in an article about building a business to sell. Previously I was featured in the magazine in an article about handicap accessible websites.

You can read the article, "Way Out," by downloading this pdf. It's written by Collective Hub's Editor, Amy Molloy.

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Glerin in AP article about small business caregiver leave

Glerin in AP article about small business caregiver leave

I was recently interviewed by an AP business writer for an article about small businesses that offer caregiver leave although they're not required to legally.

As those who know us well know, this is a topic that's dear to my heart as my staff went above and beyond to support me when I was caring for my mother during the last years of Alzheimer's. That's her in the photo above with me and one of my sisters, 19 months before she passed.

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Remote clients mean freedom AND higher profits

Remote clients mean freedom AND higher profits

What do the beach, mountains, and lake have in common?

I worked from all 3 in the same month this summer. And over the past 21+ years, I've worked from locations as far flung as Key West, Rome, and Nova Scotia.

You may want mobility to travel for fun, be able to move when and where you want, start transitioning into retirement, or to help you meet family obligations. Regardless of why you want it, though, if you're an expert in your field you, too, can become a Digital Nomad.

And if you do it right, operating costs of your business will go down. [Read on to get our free guide “What Every Would-Be Digital Nomad Needs To Know.”]

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Self-made FMLA for small business owners

Self-made FMLA for small business owners

What's a small business owner to do when they're faced with a life-changing event like caring for an elderly parent?

It's not often talked about in the media, so most people don't realize how at risk business owners are of falling through the cracks and losing their business in these situations.

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Envision the business of your dreams, and build it

Envision the business of your dreams, and build it

Before you can build the business of your dreams, you have to understand what you want out of it. To do that you need to understand what you like and don't like, and then you need to understand the lifestyle you want to live (location, income, hours worked, etc.).

Keeping your nose to the grindstone makes it hard to see clearly, though, so I'm going to share some of my likes and dislikes, how I came to understand them, and how I used them to create my dream business. Hopefully this will help you envision yours.

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