Going Solo was included on MoneySense’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide.

“For your newly self-employed friends”

In the past few years, thousands of Canadians have started a company or side hustle. Give the entrepreneurs and freelancers in your life a copy of Going Solo: Everything You Need to Start Your Business and Succeed as Your Own Boss(Sutherland House, 2023). Written by long-time freelancers Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoît Nadeau, this savvy guide covers business plans, marketing, pricing, negotiating, contracts, incorporation, taxes, work-life balance and much more. —J.L.