Joel Hughes

Joel Hughes

Jul
06
Why is Being Successful Important to You?

Why is Being Successful Important to You?

What is "success" to you, anyway? Yeeesh. We should probably know this stuff, right? Like, we should have
4 min read
Jun
29
Consulting Work that Does not Scale Due to Meetings

Consulting Work that Does not Scale Due to Meetings

Throughout the first year of being an independent consultant, I've said "yes" to a lot of
3 min read
Jun
22
Pre-Quit Checklist

Pre-Quit Checklist

I was lucky enough to have a small side gig turn into a big client, a situation that allowed me
2 min read
Jun
15
If You Are Worrying About Money You are Not Free

If You Are Worrying About Money You are Not Free

Luckily I've had enough pipeline and work over this past year of self-employment that I have not had
2 min read
Jun
08
Self-Employment Myths Realized

Self-Employment Myths Realized

I was recently at conference with a few other industry colleagues, and one of them said something to the effect
3 min read
Jun
01
Not Working Enough on "The Big Product"

Not Working Enough on "The Big Product"

The summer after college, my girlfriend (now wife) and I worked as servers at a fine dining restaurant. We had
2 min read
May
25
Evolving From Consulting to Product Offerings

Evolving From Consulting to Product Offerings

When I took the leap from "W2 Executive" to "Full Time Consultant", one of my main
2 min read
May
18
Dealing with Low Points

Dealing with Low Points

Over the past year of being out on my own, I’ve definitely experienced more intense ups and downs emotionally
3 min read
May
11
How Much is Enough?

How Much is Enough?

If we're taking the big leap to self-employment, how much compensation are we hoping for? Are we expecting
4 min read
May
04
Setting up a Custom Email Domain and Website for Your Business

Setting up a Custom Email Domain and Website for Your Business

There are a couple easy things you need to do to make your business feel legit and show that you
2 min read