sparkle

How to find your sparkle

It is the scourge of freelancers everywhere.  Because we often work alone, we are reliant on ourselves to keep our motivation levels up and keep going.  But for all sorts of reasons, it’s tough to keep your chin up all the time. I know this feeling well.  You get up, get the laptop out and […]

we believe in you

8 reasons to get galvanized

Sitting watching the rain come down again, it’s one of those days when motivation is hard to come by.  But the to-do list isn’t getting any shorter and I’ve got to knuckle down and get started. Everyone has their own secrets to getting motivated and here at KindredHQ, we’ve heard some great tips.  I’m digging […]

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Are you caught in the money trap?

I’ve just been watching a great RSA talk from Dan Pink (you know, the one who coined the term ‘free agent’).  If you want to see it for yourself, it’s here.  In it, he talks about what drives us. For many of you who are contemplating going it alone, working for yourself, the whole issue […]

lost dog

How to hunt down your mojo

In this week’s guest post, Kathryn Hall of My Virtual Sidekick has been hunting down her missing mojo. Here’s a little tale about yours truly. Last week my mojo left me. Just upped and left. Not a word, not a whisper, not even a few scrawled words on a post-it stuck to the fridge. Nothing. […]

Freedom concept. Escaping from the cage

Just do it

Today, Alex Butler wants you to forward this to a corporate cubicle friend We talk a lot on this blog about why there is no beating the freelance, independent life, the thrills and spills of freelancing, the camaraderie, and the clients that won’t really ‘get’ you. We espouse following your passion, and being remarkable. Sometimes […]

slippers in the sand

The Weird Psychology of Motivation

We start out with a dream, an idea. It’s what gets us out of bed in the morning and it’s what keeps us going when things are tough. Staying motivated is another thing entirely, and if your home is anything like KindredHQ, there are all manner of self-help and motivational books on the shelf as […]

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Getting back to you.

Alex Butler ponders the after effects of redundancy and wonders why more people don’t choose to go freelance. Do you remember your first meeting with a career consultant, probably back at school?  Mine was a funny affair.  In a high achieving school, let’s say I wasn’t in the Top 10 percent for exam grades.  I […]

frame your vision

Coaching for free spirits

Are you setting out on a freelance or independent career? Setting up a business doing what you love? Do you sometimes lose your confidence in your ability to go it alone?  We’ve all been there too! At KindredHQ, we know exactly how that feels, because we’re doing it too.  So we know that you’re going […]

frame your vision

Coaching for Kindred Connections Members

Are you setting out on a freelance or independent career? Setting up a business doing what you love? Do you sometimes lose your confidence in your ability to go it alone?  We’ve all been there too! At KindredHQ, we know exactly how that feels, because we’re doing it too.  So we know that you’re going […]

frame your vision

Coaching Plan for Kindred Spirits

Are you setting out on a freelance or independent career? Setting up a business doing what you love? Do you sometimes lose your confidence in your ability to go it alone?  We’ve all been there too! At KindredHQ, we know exactly how that feels, because we’re doing it too.  So we know that you’re going […]

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