Behind-the-scenes advice for busy solo professionals courtesy of Michael Katz, Blue Penguin Development

got hired by a terrific new client.


She emailed me earlier to say that she was ready to begin working together.

So I stood up, clapped my hands together, and said something appropriately middle-age-ish, like “Excellent!”

As a solo, and in our never-ending quest to douse the next fire, it’s easy to run right past the good stuff.

Take time to celebrate the victories, even if it’s all alone and just for a minute or two.