Shifting from a full-time career in publishing to a full-time career as a freelance writer was tough. Rewarding, but challenging. Humbling, but encouraging.
Networking is a valued skill in any industry. But if I hear, "It's not what you know, it's who you know" again, I may go nuts. Sure, having contacts helps propel a dream into reality, but I'm a firm believer there is more to the age-old adage. Instead, the saying ought to read, "It's not… Continue reading It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know . . . But Then What?
Facing the unknown is scary, especially as a person who is very type A. When I decided to launch Katie Frank Communications, it wasn't the work I was reluctant about, it was the vulnerability and unforeseeable risks that caused my trepidation. It wasn't until I was interviewing for a full-time corporate job that it it… Continue reading Launching the Biz