For as dreamy as the freelance life is, I also know how intimidating it can seem. Are your palms sweaty at the thought of setting your rates? Are you trying to navigate the murky waters of accounting and taxes? Are you totally overwhelmed trying to figure out how to even get started with this whole freelancing thing? Deep breaths, my friend. I like to think my blog is packed full with the advice and insights you need to dominate the freelance game.
You’ve got this.
I’ll just put it out there: I get a lot of work done in any given week. Within the five working days, I usually write anywhere from 12-18 articles. And, my writing time doesn’t even account for the endless hours I spend conducting interviews, attending meetings, answering emails, and just generally keeping my business running.
As you already know, I’ve been trying to be more intentional with my time during the work week, in order to avoid having to work for a large chunk of the weekend. Admittedly, I haven’t quite mastered this concept quite yet. But, I’m working on it—I promise! While I haven’t been able to completely eliminate […]
Like everybody, I start my day with really great intentions. I sit down at my desk, crank out a giant list of the things I want to complete that day, and then start hustling. Usually my list is pretty ambitious—meaning I don’t even come close to crossing everything off. But, all in all, at the […]
Do you guys ever feel like your inbox is trying to suffocate you? That’s pretty much me on a daily basis. As someone with five different email addresses (yes, I said five), it’s an accomplishment if I can go two minutes without my phone buzzing with an email notification. And, while it’s definitely gotten harder […]
I think we all know by now that I majorly struggle with adjusting to reality after returning home from an extended break—I like to think we all do. But, I’m trying to get better, I promise. Anyway, coming back to work after my holiday break has been no exception. As I’m sure you could tell […]
I’m afraid I don’t have any real or valuable advice to offer you today—I feel like my brain is on Christmas vacation already. So, you’ll have to bear with me through a rambling and probably nonsensical post for a hot minute. A lot of advice you see about time management and productivity says you need […]