Toy of the Gods – Chapter Two

Leslie Kicklighter   Leslie awoke to a din of animal noise coming from the jungle, a smell of wet, warm earth, and the sheet clinging to her with humidity. She didn’t want to get up, but even at this early hour, it was too warm to stay in bed. She brushed aside the...

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...