Being someone’s employee does not guarantee that you’ll be all set for years. It only means that you’re putting your faith in someone else’s hands and choosing to work on their goals instead of on your own.
Any good freelancer knows the infinite value of research. When we land an assignment to write a manual about a product we can’t even pronounce, what do we do? We research it. We study it and breathe it in.
But if you’re already a freelancer like me, I suspect you’re still interested in earning some extra dough
Being your own boss means that the sky is the limit for you – so don’t limit yourself, stay motivated, put the work in and aim high.
One of the thing you probably liked about your life as an employee was that steady paycheck. Throw all of that out the window now.
You set your own schedule and you set your own rates.
When people ask me what the best ways to make money are, sometimes I laugh. Not because the question is stupid, but because, well, there’s no “right” answer.
It makes me feel a bit sick to my stomach sometimes. It makes me feel disappointed in myself and guilty. Guilty because I was lucky enough to get an education – a good education – but I’m not using it.
“Freelancing” or “working from home” is like music to our ears, or like the sight of champagne gushing forth from an majestic fountain or subsisting in a pool of Nutella.
Most people seem to think they only have to start worrying about their resume when they are in their last year of high school, but I was different.