Freelance Online Workers Beware of Scammers

If you work as an online freelancer, you might have seen the problem already. If you haven't, I want to make sure you're aware. Scammers are targeting freelancers. In particular, if you work from Upwork. How it Can Happen A scammer posing as a client posts a new job...

Virtual Teams

Virtual Teams Dealing with Communications As a freelancer working out of a coworking space, I deal with virtual teams and virtual communication daily. One day I'll work with a client over the phone, and the next I'll meet and communicate with a whole team of...

Podcast: Talking with Trish Terhar of Close Threads

https://soundcloud.com/sonjadewing/startup-spot-with-sonja-episode-1-close-threads Episode 1 of Startup Spot with Sonja, I interview Trish Terhar (also known as Trisha). She's CEO of Close Threads out of Albuquerque, NM. Hear about how her team has pivoted and used...

Shanghai: The Bund, the Pearl Tower, and Acrobatics

Not a Good StartThe day didn't start out so great. I'm tired, cranky, and sitting on a bus with a guide who talks nonstop. I'm not sure I'll ever take another tour like this again because of the feeling that I don't have any choices.I feel the urge to run off the bus,...