10 Things to Put in Your Freelance Contract

10 Things to Put in Your Freelance Contract

Contracts might seem like scary, mystifying documents, and I see many young freelancers avoid issuing and signing them. But a contract simply exists to protect you and your business by managing expectations. At this point, I wouldn’t do a project for anyone without a...
Giving Yourself a Raise

Giving Yourself a Raise

I’m sure I’m the only one who is a compulsive job searcher. Even when I had a full-time job, I was always curious to see what else was out there. (It didn’t help that the only “raises” I got in teaching came from years of experience, regardless of...
Passive Income for Hard Workers: A Guide

Passive Income for Hard Workers: A Guide

The idea of passive income may seem outrageous to Asian Americans who are used to striving and taught that hard work is our moral duty. (Commentary withheld about the popularity of passive income among white people.)  The good – or maybe bad – news is...
The Duty of Creativity

The Duty of Creativity

During my graduate program and my first year of teaching, I was something of an overachiever. I stubbornly wrote all of my curriculum from scratch and diligently checked all the boxes on my lesson plans. Differentiated instruction, formative assessment, IEP...
Episode 6: Photographer and WAHD Dae Jeong

Episode 6: Photographer and WAHD Dae Jeong

Episode Recap Dae and I talked about Juggling primary parent and work dutiesDoljanchi (traditional Korean first birthday party)Changing careers multiple timesThe ministry of photography Powered by RedCircle Guest Bio Dae Jeong is a pastor turned photographer and...
Episode 5: Ask Auntie About BUSINESS TOOLS

Episode 5: Ask Auntie About BUSINESS TOOLS

Episode Recap I shout about my favorite ways for providing a great client experience and keeping my biz shit organized. Powered by RedCircle Transcript Click to read full transcript Jennifer Fultz 0:00 Hey everybody, today I’m going to talk about some of my...
Episode 4: Civic Champs Co-founder and CEO Geng Wang

Episode 4: Civic Champs Co-founder and CEO Geng Wang

Episode Recap Geng and I talked about: Finding the true pain points of your target audienceUsing college and graduate degrees in unexpected waysBeing a non-technical guy at a tech companyThe risk (or lack thereof) in starting your own company Powered by RedCircle...
Episode 3: Poet & Professor Lisa Kwong

Episode 3: Poet & Professor Lisa Kwong

Episode Recap Lisa and I talked about: Growing up in a Chinese restaurantComing to appreciate home, even if you wanted to get away for so longCreating a safe learning environmentThe vulnerability of teaching topics like microaggressions that relate to one’s personal...
Episode 2: Ask Auntie About PRICING

Episode 2: Ask Auntie About PRICING

Episode Recap In this episode, I answer reader questions about pricing: How to put a price on knowledge and connections as a consultantHow to set “reasonable” prices on services when you’re just starting outWhen is it okay to bring up the subject of...
Episode 1: Children’s Book Author Teresa Robeson

Episode 1: Children’s Book Author Teresa Robeson

Episode Recap Teresa and I talked about: Staying focused (or trying to!) while working from homeFollowing spouses with academic careersThe importance of Asian American role modelsThe process of getting a book publishedHer new book (coming in 2020) Listen Powered by...
Episode 0: Chief Executive Auntie

Episode 0: Chief Executive Auntie

Meet the Chief Executive Auntie, here to help you bust through expectations and imposter syndrome with the confidence of a mediocre white man. Powered by RedCircle Listen and subscribe on: Google PodcastsApple...
Adventures in Rejection

Adventures in Rejection

Let’s talk about rejection, baby. Back in 2017, I applied for an internship with a local branding and design studio that was famous for doing great work and building authentic community. I wore my 8-month-old baby to the group interview (they were cool with it)...