Posts Categorized: Ron-isms

Deposits and What Beyonce Can Teach Us About Doing Business


If you’re self-employed or an independent contractor, you’ve probably had a lot of thoughts regarding deposits: “Should I or should I not ask for deposits?” “Is it rude to ask for a deposit?” “Why do contractors ask for deposits?” To answer these questions about deposits, I turn to Beyonce’s 2008 hit song, “Single Ladies” (see…

Destructive Criticism Can Be Good for You

By Maryam el7aRes. CC BY 2.0

A friend of mine told me that my blog did not have enough personal input from me. To remedy that, I’d like to share something that really affected me personally when I first started in 2012. Several months into my new career, I got some destructive criticism via email: email: JohnAsmith@hotmail.cmo message: Seriously your website is…