The life of a freelancer is often associated with feast or famine. But this is just another myth that needs busting right here and now so people are not afraid to quit their day jobs only because they fear financial insecurity. Truth is, since I started freelancing, I enjoy better financial security than the one I had as an employee. Let me tell you why.
When you find yourself postponing complex or urgent tasks and doing simple and not important tasks instead – that’s procrastination. I won’t get into the “technical” details of what procrastination is and how to cope with the psychological side of the problem. Instead, I will give you a few practical examples from my experience when freelancers procrastinate and what to do not to turn procrastination into a habit.
I am tired of people saying freelancers suffer from social isolation. And what’s even worse – putting an equal sign between being a freelancer and being socially isolated. It’s a myth. Any individual on a regular 9-to-5 job can be as much socially isolated as a freelancer; and every freelancer can be as much socially connected as everybody else on a regular job. Your work place doesn’t have to do much with it. See why.
This is not a post about making extra money quickly or effortlessly. It is about monetizing your hobby and existing interests. Here are 3 ways to make extra money by doing something you like and you’d do anyway, for free! Read on.
You started working with a new client. You passed your trial period successfully and you want to keep the client for the long term. What do you do? Here are some key factors for success, regardless your profession, experience, nationality, and field of work.
Read these 5 freelance tips for successful long-term relationships with clients.