Welcome to One Woman Shop Weekly Finds- where we scour the web to bring you a curated list of posts, links, and resources that we think will help your business- and maybe even your life!
If you follow us on Twitter, you may have seen our tweet about what to do if you find that someone put up a similar blog post to one you were mulling over or drafting. Some people said they would publish anyway, while others said they would delete their own post for fear of being seen as a copycat. Needless to say, we were thrilled to see a post on The Uncaged Life that addresses this very topic: Copy Me. Go Ahead. Seriously.
Amen to Lis' point: Everyone online needs to take a big fat break and remember there’s wars in Syria and shit. We know firsthand how easy it is to get caught up in your solopreneur bubble, but she has a reality check for you.
"So yes, I respond to that text. Yes, we can enter a season of rest. No more accepting projects we aren’t super passionate about. No more racing from one thing to the next. No more on the computer till 3am. No more cell phones out during dinner dates." -Jenna of Eat, Live, Run on slowing down in life.
Cordelia wants to know if you're chaining your elephant. We'll let her explain the cool metaphor for negative, self-limiting beliefs to you 🙂
And speaking of limiting beliefs, Stephanie Peterson shares the story of how she declared that programming wasn't her thing- but then learned how to turn her fear into action.
We ask a ton of questions to the people we profile here on the site and we love when our questions really get them thinking. Here, Jess Lively explains her thoughts on whether entrepreneurship is a fad or the way of the future (the comments section is really interesting too).
Curious about all of the different aspects of freelancing? Jessica Lawlor is giving you a chance to ask her any question you want!
What posts did you love this week?
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