September Meeting Recap: WCA Peer Mentors–The Best Advice We’ve Ever Given

Wisdom overflowed from the Freelance Austin meeting room on September 11th, where WCA peer mentors shared the best advice they’ve ever given. First we heard from one of the leaders of the WCA Peer Mentor program. Then the three panelists and the moderator intrigued the audience with insights about burning questions related to freelancing.     What is the WCA…

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August Meeting Recap: Squeezing Every Minute Out of Your Day

Lani Rosales is a powerhouse businesswoman, who also runs communities and events that help support job seekers in Austin. Lani gets a lot done in her every day as Chief Operating Officer at The American Genius. She has been named in the Inman 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders several times, co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH and Austin Digital Jobs,…

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Crowdsourcing Answers to Your Business Questions

July 10th was a lively and interactive discussion at our Freelance Austin educational session. Members were open and vulnerable with their problems. Peers stepped up to help each other, and we discovered new tips for managing our freelance businesses. The discussion included writers, content strategists, corporate communicators, TV newscasters, and more. We wrote our most pressing questions on sticky notes….

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Successful Networking is Intentional

Networking. Whether we love it or hate it, our career demands it. Those of us who hate it tend to see networking as “smarmy,” sales-y” or just plain anxiety-producing. It can feel less than authentic going into a room of people solely to promote yourself. But Patti DeNucci has a different take on networking. She shared her networking strategies at…

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May Meeting Recap: What Are Your WOW Factors? The First Step to Being Remarkable

Known internationally for her work in career and personal development, Angela Loeb provides services through her firm, InSync Resources, is an instructor for the Center for Professional Education at The University of Texas, and co-facilitates Business Builder Bootcamp™, a program for coaches, consultants, and freelancers who want to start a business or grow an existing business to the next level….

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November Meeting Recap: Health Insurance

This month, Freelance Austin was fortunate to have Stacey Aikman, Marketing Director from Vista 360 Health, impart her helpful knowledge about a topic most of us would prefer to avoid: healthcare.   What’s changing in healthcare for 2018? Shorter Enrollment Period (Previously 3 months, this year there was just 45 days.) Open enrollment is November 1 through December 15 Find…

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