5 Day to Day Life Work Balance Tips for Freelancers

Can I just say right away, I’d love if people stopped putting Work in front of Life when we write or talk about it? I know it’s such a small detail, but I feel like subconsciously we do that because we actually put work in front of life in our minds. Even I do it, far too often in fact. It … [Read more...]

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The Story That Changed The Way I Live and Work

About 10 years ago a friend shared a story about a Mexican fisherman and an American business man with me. At the time I got the message but it didn't really sink in, or like most things we get caught in a hustle and its hard to realize we're working too much towards goals we could have already … [Read more...]

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Taking Time Off to Travel While Freelancing

I’ve been freelancing for a little over 5 years now and I try to travel as much as possible, so I know first hand it’s hard to completely disconnect and travel when you’re the sole operation. It’s not like working for someone where you can hang up your duties for a few weeks and disappear or can … [Read more...]

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Outsourcing Parts of Your Freelance Business

Before we get too far into this post I want to say one thing: Don’t outsource your main work. Ever. Working with other freelancers is fine, but if you’re basically reselling and leveraging outsourcing for everything… you’re doing it wrong. It's not only dishonest but think about it, your clients … [Read more...]

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Let me guess, you shipped code Today?

I follow a lot of other freelancers on Twitter and I can count on one hand the ones I notice that actually don’t work all the time. I see so many that consistently and almost exclusively only talk about the work their currently doing. “I shipped code today!” again and again. I guess that’s great, … [Read more...]

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Don’t Stress What You Can’t Control

There are times in freelancing where I get stressed or annoyed by things outside of my control. It doesn't really make sense to stress over something you can't control but it is what it is, it's how we deal with it that matters. I think you may know the feeling, some part of a project is held up … [Read more...]

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