CLICK HERE: UPDATED for 2014/2015 and beyond!!! I honestly can't believe that 2011 is about to end in two weeks. I know, you're probably sitting there thinking, "Lara, let me get through the holidays before you start talking about the New Year!" No. Sorry, but nope. When you're in business for yourself, you've got to be thinking ahead. Much farther ahead than two weeks, and if you … [Read more...] about How To: End of Year Reviews and Planning for Self-Employed People
Note: This post is inspired by recent events in my own life, but also by Chris Brogan. I adore Chris, and am grateful to watch him do his own letting go in favor of making room in his life. You deserve it, Chris! I've had a crazy couple of weeks. I spoke to a room of 80+ people (may of whom were sitting on the floor! I love you guys!), unfollowed a few hundred people on Twitter, canceled 7 hosting accounts, … [Read more...] about About Letting Go and Making Room in My Life
I didn't even have time to write up a post about my birthday back in the beginning of April, but deep-hearted thanks to all of you who took the time to acknowledge it either via email, tweets, or on facebook. You all helped make the day much less painful for me! ;) Since the end of 2010, my life has kind of been this weird, roller-coaster, flip-flop of a ride. Lots has changed in my life even from my last … [Read more...] about 5 Things I’ve Learned Recently
Oh, how I love this time of year! Despite the fact that I am busier than I've been in a long time, I'm so excited to be making my way to Blog World Expo in less than two weeks. (I'm speaking this year, feeling honored as all get out as a soon to be 3-year veteran of the event.) So I know that many of you may be finding this your first year at #BWE10, or maybe even your first conference ever. I love the fact that … [Read more...] about Less Than Two Weeks Til Takeoff – You Ready for Blog World Expo?