Setting business goals for the year: how to plan like a MF

Early January is a disgusting time of year. It forces you to look into the ugliness of your own life progress and assess how badly derailed it’s become. All the 2018 goals you wanted to hit, all the resolutions and improvements you swore you’d make…all…

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Creating and using an ‘idea bank’

Stephen King once said: ‘Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” Even if he wasn’t 100% right (which he is) I’ve never been one to argue with the King. Instead of mooching around, waiting for an…

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Freelance life: how to successfully take a Christmas break

For everyone else, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. For a freelancer, it’s a week of lost earnings and an opportunity to power on through while everyone else rests. But not this year, my friend. Your pal Cowners is going to help you put…

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