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Author Archives: Alisa Bonsignore
That’s the beauty of CFC (June 22-24 in San Francisco). The speakers will be sitting at the tables with you, milling around in the hallways with you, Netwalking with you, hanging out at the bar with you. Many of us will be sticking around for HOW after CFC is over. And some of us (me!) will be stocked with really good chocolate to help you overcome your fear of talking business with strangers. Business is scary. Ghirardelli chocolate is not.
From copywriter, Alisa Bonsignore, a rant and a question about the perceptions of women and men who work from home.
Does successful work-life balance mean you don’t respond to email outside of business hours? Here are copywriter Alisa Bonsignore’s rules (and exceptions).
Veteran CFC attendee, Alisa Bonsignore, recaps what you need to know (and do) if you missed CFC this year.
Networking tips for you: the person who would rather endure a root canal than speak to a stranger at a cocktail party.
Copywriter, Alisa Bonsignore, does her first speaking engagement for the medical writing community and kicks a**!
As freelancers, we spend so much of our time alone, inside our own heads doing our creative thing. That’s why at the end of last year, I set a goal for myself: in 2011 I would do more public speaking, more putting myself in the center of things.
As a freelancer, it’s so easy to get caught up in the day-to-day grind, focusing on clients and deadlines to the exclusion of everything else. It happens more than we’d like to admit. That’s why, for me, it’s been incredibly important to be part of something bigger than myself.
You will never, ever find me working on a project on deadline day. I work as far in advance as reasonably possible. Recently, I was reminded of why.