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

saw my doctor.


She asked if I had any “undue stress in my life.”

I said, “No, all my stress is due.”

People with jobs have undue stress. The boss, the commute, the dress code, the politics, blah, blah, blah.

People like us (business owners), on the other hand, have real problems. They’re still problems, but they are not mysterious or inappropriate.

Hard work is not the same as stress. (Maybe that’s why I look so good.)