What I ask myself before I decide to quit

If someone were to ask me what words I’d use to describe working for myself, many would come to mind… Stressful Frustrating Unstable Scary Draining (mentally and of cash) Of course, these are not words and emotions that are in play constantly, and they are rarer for me now, but it hasn’t always been sunshine…

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The Freezer

The freezer. It’s a stretch of time. It’s a way of thinking. It’s a point on a path. Most are familiar with it; many are moving out of it, and a few have long since left. You’re in the freezer when you: Are reacting, rather than creating. Don’t believe you can make money doing work you…

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Why Motivated Creatives Think Like Andy Warhol

“The minute you’re satisfied with where you are, you aren’t there anymore.” — Tony Gwynn A sustainable business is a growing business, not a static one. This might seem like a simple concept, but it is an idea that most business owners do not consider. To stand out, to continue to earn well, to stay motivated, and…

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Work on Side Projects for Success and Happiness

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from freelance video creator and podcaster Steve Folland. He runs a podcast: Being Freelance – that discusses the freelancing life with a range of creatives. Want to work on dream projects? Then do it yourself. I’m talking side projects. In making the Being Freelance podcast (itself my own project on…

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