Toy of the Gods – Chapter One

  Viracocha The sun was setting in the Peruvian jungle. Trees stood over two hundred feet tall and forty feet wide, their limbs crowded with orchids and other opportunistic plants fighting for sun and resources. On the ground, young trees struggled to reach the sun;...
Freelance Online Workers Beware of Scammers

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...
Virtual Teams

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...

Podcast: A talk with Nick Williams and Julia Jones of Plug Solar

    Episode 3 of Startup Spot with Sonja, I interview Nick Williams and Julia Jones of Plug Solar. Hear about how this company has found a foothold and making progress. The resources mentioned in the podcast include: ABQID, a startup accelerator. One Million Cups, a...
Podcast: Talking with Trish Terhar of Close Threads

Podcast: Talking with Trish Terhar of 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 the lean method to grow their business. The resources mentioned in the podcast...