How I got over my fear of selling (mostly) | Brunch on a Wednesday

One of the things I always knew in the back of my head that I would have to do when I decided to do Brunch & Budget full time is actually sell my services to prospective clients. It might be why it took so long to quit my day job in the first place. The Read more about How I got over my fear of selling (mostly) | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]

How to Master “the Ask” and meet people you’ve only dreamt of meeting

I am so lucky for all the amazing guests to come onto our radio show on Bondfire and this week was no exception. I met Michael Roderick at a Brilliance Brunch at District Cowork and knew I had to hear more about his story when he told the group that he went from being a Read more about How to Master “the Ask” and meet people you’ve only dreamt of meeting[…]

7 Months In: 5 More Things I’ve Learned from Freelancing

This is coming after a full day in the middle of a full week so the newsletter is coming out a little late today. I don’t mean to get all diary entry on you all, but I just had 6 meetings in one day today (the fullest day I’ve ever had, meetings-wise) and while I’m Read more about 7 Months In: 5 More Things I’ve Learned from Freelancing[…]

How Thinking Like an Artist Can Lead to Better Finances | Brunch on a Wednesday

When we had Lilit Kalachyan-Nurse on the show this last week to talk about branding and marketing, she said something that really struck me. My co-host, Dyalekt, started asking her questions about how artists should think about marketing themselves and she said that artists have a big advantage over everyone else trying to market themselves – Read more about How Thinking Like an Artist Can Lead to Better Finances | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]

What it Really Means to Be an Expert in Your Field | Brunch on a Wednesday

I’m in the middle of getting Brunch & Budget to be super legit. In the financial world, that means I’m going through the long, convoluted process of registering with the state as an RIA (Registered Investment Advisor). So not only will I be subject to the rules and regulations of the Certified Financial Planners Board, in the Read more about What it Really Means to Be an Expert in Your Field | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]

Brunch on a Wednesday: Almost-Milestones

In a few weeks, Dyalekt and I will be airing our 50th radio show on Bondfire Radio. It’s a pretty big milestone in a lot of ways. 50 is just such a nice big-sounding number in general and it marks almost a full year of shows, which is pretty exciting. Then I think, wow, we’ve come up Read more about Brunch on a Wednesday: Almost-Milestones[…]

We thought we were just going to talk about her new sci-fi novel.

Cerece Murphy left her 15-year career in community and international development to pursue a powerful story that came to her while washing dishes one fateful night three years ago. We had Cerece Murphy on the show a few weeks ago and it turned from an interview about self-publishing a novel to a candid talk with a woman Read more about We thought we were just going to talk about her new sci-fi novel.[…]

Brunch on a Wednesday: The 1st b&b biweekly

Because what’s more luxurious than having brunch on a weekday? Join me for Brunch on a Wednesday: the b&b biweekly and get this stuff straight to your inbox! So I hesitated for a while about doing the newsletter thing. Would I have enough to say? Could I keep up with the regular schedule? Will I Read more about Brunch on a Wednesday: The 1st b&b biweekly[…]