Solopreneurship

The worst news as an immigration lawyer, and navigating a recession

Got some crappy news yesterday from our immigration firm. For the most part I like(d) being an immigration lawyer, but there’s one thing that really sucks to have to deal with. I say “like(d)” because as most of you know, I don’t spend much time practicing anymore, and instead spend my time building tech for …

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A new podcast and phases of testing software

As mentioned last week, did some thinking about what kind of content I want to keep putting out for SG this year. And I decided to try a new podcast style. For one, I’ve been hosting the SG Podcast for years – interviewing other solopreneurs to learn about their journeys and lessons learned. It’s been …

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Why are some weeks busier than others, and thoughts on life

Sometimes I’m convinced that sales are random. I don’t mean all sales are random, but yesterday I had one of those days. One of those days where you get a great referral, a random cold email that will likely convert, and a sales call or two that close. All within a day. Now these don’t …

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How to crush goals and network in 2023

Big week coming up for us, as we onboard our first b2b users to our new platform on Visto this week. The goal is to finish all of our beta testing this month, and a big public launch in February. To say I’m excited would be putting it lightly, because it’s been a long time …

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Back for 2023, and when “good enough” is better than “perfect”

Happy 2023 folks, and hope you had a great holiday season. Today is a very exciting day for 2 reasons: First and most importantly, we’re back after my holiday break! Be honest – did you miss me? Maybe don’t answer that… Anyway, I spent the last 10 days in Florida with family, and took about …

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I’m tired – and how to network into any company

Anyone else ready for a vacation? Yeah, me too. We’re still chugging along through our testing and trying to finish off the year strong, but also looking forward to the holidays. I’m also just tired, and ready for a break. And it’s taken me a few years to realize that’s okay. In fact, it’s normal. …

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Peak performance and how we’re getting beta testers

Today was a terribly busy day. It was very productive in some ways, yet unproductive in others. Here’s why. As you know, we’ve started to sell and beta test our new immigration technology. This means I’m spending more time on calls, doing sales, giving demos, etc. Today happened to be a packed day for calls, …

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An ass kick to create solopreneur content

Was talking to a close friend about getting started on social media as a solopreneur recently. Basically, they’re in the process of starting a business and want to get their solopreneur marketing efforts going. They’ve been following me on LinkedIn and Tiktok, and seeing some of the benefits it can bring (clients, leads, partnerships, friends, …

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Planting your way to success and sales

Happy Sunday folks, back for another solopreneur blog update. Hope your weekend was full of goodness and less snow than we got in Toronto. Today got me thinking about one of the reasons starting a solopreneur business is such a cool opportunity right now. Well, not just right now, but especially right now. Because there …

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