October: National Book Month. Curl up on the couch with a good book.
October: National Reading Group Month. Gather a group of friends, and meet weekly to discuss a great book!
October: National Work and Family Month. Focus on one way to improve your work/life balance. The Be a Better Freelancer conference can help with this: “Freelancing 101: Launching and Managing Your Freelance Business” with Meghan Pinson.
October: Self-Promotion Month. Promote your skills to gain some new clients. The Be a Better Freelancer conference can help with this: “You Oughta be in Visuals: Make Your Social Sizzle to Fire Up Your Freelancing” with Walt Jaschek.
October 1: National Fruit at Work Day. Take a break today to enjoy a piece of seasonal fruit at work.
October 5: National Do Something Nice Day. Do something nice for one of your clients today!
October 6-12: Mystery Series Week.
October 6-12: National Newspaper Week.
October 6-12: Customer Service Week.
October 9: National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work Day. Spend a day with a cuddly friend to make you smile. 🙂
October 13-19: National Work at Home Week.
October 16: National Dictionary Day. Learn a new word today, and share it with a colleague!
October 16: National Boss’s Day. Show your appreciation and thankfulness to your boss.
October 17: Get to Know Your Customers Day. Get to know your customers, which will, in turn, help you know how to grow your business.
October 20-26: National Business Women’s Week.
October 20-26: National Friends of Libraries Week.
October 21: National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day. Take some time to clean out some folders on your computer. The Be a Better Freelancer conference can help with this: “The Business of Being in Business” with April Michelle Davis.
October 26: National Make a Difference Day. Do something to make a difference in the life of someone else.