How to Charge More for What You Do
29 Feb

How to Charge More for What You Do

By Denise M. Michaels Other people charge a lot more for what you do, but for some reason you can’t bring yourself to up your fees. You’ve seen their fee breakdowns on their websites and ruefully thought, “How can they get away with charging $XXXX when I charge only $XXX?” Many years ago a client who was a Management Consultant talked bitterly […]

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Is it Okay to Say, “I’m Enough”?
22 Feb

Is it Okay to Say, “I’m Enough”?

By Denise M. Michaels “Work harder! You can sleep when you’re dead!!” Those were the words of a 30-something entrepreneur I saw at a small business seminar last year. I sighed and continued the swirling, curving doodle in my notebook. The good-looking African American speaker partially-rapped through his presentation, making him entertaining as well. Clearly he was on […]

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Would You Rather Stick Knitting Needles in Your Eyeballs?
22 Feb

Would You Rather Stick Knitting Needles in Your Eyeballs?

By Denise M. Michaels Being brilliant with innovative ideas doesn’t necessarily go hand in hand with dazzling writing skills. You can be a great author but a so-so writer at best. Writing’s always been my thing – so it’s a perfect fit for me now that I help people write books.  I was a little girl of eight when I decided I wanted […]

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