10 ways in which running a business is (a bit) like having a baby

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Pirate babygrow: model’s own

#1 There’s a gestation period where you put in everything you can… in this case, money, time, contacts, energy and hope… in the faith that one day soon it will deliver you a healthy little business. Continue reading

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10 lessons learned over five years in business

Illustration by neilslorance.com

Illustration by neilslorance.com

#1 Every day is a learning curve. Or if you’re smart it is. Every day, every project, every client interaction, every cost estimate is an opportunity to see where you did well or, just as likely, where you could do better or work smarter going forward. Starting with #2. Continue reading