Episode 18: Ovee Health Co-founder Maddy Siriouthay

Episode 18: Ovee Health Co-founder Maddy Siriouthay

Episode Recap: Maddy and I talked about How to explain to traditional Asian parents that you write about vaginas all day (3:13)Maintaining personal boundaries when writing publicly about sexual health (4:58)A typical day for a digital content creator (9:12)The power...
How Do I Price This: Data Entry for Real Estate

How Do I Price This: Data Entry for Real Estate

This week on HDIPT, a question from Kara about turning hourly rates into a flat monthly pricing: The client is looking for a flat-rate fee per month rather than an hourly charge to add listings to their real estate website. There’s some variability —...
Episode 17: Freelance Writer and BTS Stan Virginia Duan

Episode 17: Freelance Writer and BTS Stan Virginia Duan

Episode Recap: Virginia and I talked about How her blogging career started (1:48)How she homeschools four children in Mandarin (5:45)Her social media management work and partnership with Sagebooks (13:35)The importance of a supportive partner (26:27)Managing multiple...
How Do I Price This: Copywriting Descriptions

How Do I Price This: Copywriting Descriptions

Welcome to HDIPT, a blog series where Auntie answers all your specific pricing questions! Today’s question is from Marsha about copywriting: My realtor (and good friend) really liked the copy I wrote for my condo listing and wants to hire me to write copy for all her...
Episode 16: Asian American Mental Health Care Providers

Episode 16: Asian American Mental Health Care Providers

Episode Recap: I got to speak with Dr. Anna Huang, PhD, Dr. Martin Hsia, PsyD, and Dr. Joseph Lee, MD about the everyday reality of being a mental health care provider. We debated what the best kind of doctor is, and discussed some of the challenges and rewards of...
Episode 15: Feminist Career Coach Cynthia Pong

Episode 15: Feminist Career Coach Cynthia Pong

Episode Recap: Cynthia and I talked about Her customized approach to career coaching (2:20)What to do when you’re overworked and underpaid (6:25)The problem with “Charge your worth” (8:33)Cynthia’s foundational coaching program (12:00)Some of the biggest challenges...
Episode 14: Bawdy Bookworms Founder Thien-Kim Lam

Episode 14: Bawdy Bookworms Founder Thien-Kim Lam

Episode Recap: Thien-Kim and I talked about The work from home mom lifeDoing whatever you want by pissing off your Asian parents so badly they don’t care about anything else you doHow Bawdy Bookworms got startedTalking to kids (and maybe your parents?) about sexThe...
3 Quick Hacks to Help You Focus Better

3 Quick Hacks to Help You Focus Better

I’m squarely in my post-period power week (people with ovaries, ask me about it, it’s great!) so I’ve been a bit of a task-list devouring beast-o-tron. Here are three quick focus hacks I’ve been using with pretty good results. Migrating unfinished tasks I use a paper...