Welcome to One Woman Shop Weekly Finds - where we members of the community scour the web to bring you a curated list of posts, links, and resources that we they think will help your business—and maybe even your life! This week’s curator: career coach and creative startup strategist Heather Rees.

Looking to increase creativity or cultivate that really great idea? Stop brainstorming - at least in the traditional sense - and start “brainwriting”. That’s what the ladies and gents at Fast Company are telling us, and for good reason: the first ideas said out loud are usually not the best ideas, but they end up getting the most attention. Don’t fall down that trap.

Have dreams of moving to Bali and working 20 hours a week from a hammock while pulling in six figures? This guy has a reality check for you. It’s time to start asking for help and utilizing community to think bigger, smarter and more strategically about your exit plan, oh solopreneur.

There’s been quite a lot of talk and debate about the changing nature of content marketing. Duct Tape Marketing gathered a superb collection of insight from some of the industry’s best. Take notes and get ready to act.

There’s always a new way to make your blog better -- and the focus often falls on photos. These 15 tips from Design Your Own Blog show you how to avoid the mistakes that most often occur when using images on your blog.

If you’re a purpose-driven entrepreneur whose bottom line is more than just profit, then you’ll enjoy this collection of 100 inspiring do-gooders. When you’re done being inspired by these entrepreneurs and their enterprises, take the quiz to find out what kind of do-good entrepreneur you are.

There are real prices to pay when you start your own business – and they're not always the kind that come out of a bank account. This article explores The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship. One Woman Shoppers: how much of this sounds familiar to you?

Think you don’t have time to build your business? Consider Bryan Orr: he has eight kids, runs a 27-person company and has a side gig. His attitude toward time management and hacks for getting stuff done are worth considering.

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Heather Rees is a career coach and creative startup strategist. Drawing on a varied career and experience with dozens of startups, Heather helps clients craft the career that they want most by finding the common thread that ties your career together and/or start a side gig. Visit her site to download "Top 10 Career Fears" or join her career group on Facebook.

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2 Comments on Weekly Finds

  1. Marianne
    September 1, 2014 at 3:01 pm (5 years ago)

    Hi Heather, thanks so much for including Raspal’s post on DYOB in your round up! And wow on that The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship article, scary stuff!!

    • Heather
      September 2, 2014 at 11:21 am (5 years ago)

      What a pleasure to include the DYOB in the roundup, Marianne! And yeah, that article is an eye-opener, right?


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