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My mini-vacation and something worth reading

Finally the weather here starts settling down to normal for this time of year - it's rainy and chilly. It made me suddenly realize I've worked all summer long and haven't had a vacation. So I decided to take several days, possibly a week, off after I finish the project I'm working on right now. I'm not going anywhere, just going to relax and be with my daughter during her last week before she starts kindergarten again in September.
Meanwhile, I have found something very interesting for me and hopefully for some others. It's one of the recent posts on Freelance Folder website called "Our Top 10 Resources For Getting New Clients". They are basically giving an overview of the articles they've written on this subject. That's what I'm going to study while I take a break from work. Probably. If I choose to. Or I might just relax and stop thinking about my job for 1 week, and then continue my learning and working process. Good luck to everybody who…

Recent events + some blogs I recommend

Wow, I can't believe it's almost September already. September has always been a very special month for me: its the start of a new academic year in Russia, so besides New Year resolutions I often make September resolutions. This past month has been full of events. That's what I love about life most of all: it is full of surprises, and even if you have lived a hundred years you can't say you know it completely, because everything can change in a blink of an eye.

I have met several new good clients and I hope our collaboration will be long-lasting and very, very fruitful. I was very glad to get messages and new projects from my "old" clients. Some have even found me in FB, and I am so glad they did!
This past week has been particularly busy, full of big decisions and therefore intense emotions. I am also continuing the process of learning more, because this is one of the keys to becoming and staying an excellent professional.
Those are some of the blogs I regularly …