7 Freelancing Myths Standing in Your Way of Success

7 Freelancing Myths Standing in Your Way of Success Mindset is key as a freelancer. What you believe to be true will inevitably shape your freelancing destiny. It’s therefore wise to avoid some of the common freelancing myths that can get in the way of you reaching your full potential.  If you’re clear about what […]

The Incredible Power of Being Yourself as a Freelancer

“Just be yourself” is standard advice for those who are nervous about an upcoming date, speech, or event. It’s usually a sensible suggestion, especially when meeting people for the first time. Yet when it comes to business, and especially freelancing, is being yourself a powerful asset? For many freelancers, the goal is to emulate those […]

6 Ways to Successfully Pivot as a Freelancer During a Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes the world, business owners are left wondering how they can survive, let alone thrive. For so many freelancers, 2020 has brought financial hardships and fears for the future. Yet its during crisis moments like these that the most successful professionals do something extraordinary. They pivot. For freelancers, pivoting is essentially […]

7 Ways to Save Your Sanity When Working from Home with Kids

For seasoned solopreneurs without children, working from home is a relatively easy and positive experience. It’s a dream lifestyle, especially when you add travel into the mix. But what happens if you’re new to the entrepreneurial path and you’re working from home with kids?  And what do you do when there’s a global pandemic raging […]

How to Build Entrepreneurial Resilience for Difficult Times

An entrepreneur’s way of life is difficult at the best of times. When unforeseen circumstances occur, it can suddenly become impossible. Unless that is, you have carefully built entrepreneurial resilience, allowing you to face difficult times with fortitude.  The importance of cultivating resilience as a business owner became all too clear during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

10 Ways to Start a New Career Online and Quickly

Two of the most frightening combinations of events for most people, especially families, are illness and job loss. When you’re healthy and seemingly comfortable in a salaried job, this combination can seem a long way off. Then something like COVID-19 (the coronavirus pandemic) suddenly appears.  Millions of people in the US, Europe, Asia, and all […]

5 Ways to Reinvent Yourself After Losing Your Job

Losing your job can have a dramatically destabilizing effect on your life and finances. As well as the immediate loss of income, you’re suddenly left wondering what to do next and how you will cope. For many people, the obvious way forward is to look for a similar position in another company, but maybe, just […]

7 Damaging Ways Freelancers Show Anxiety and Ways to Hide It

It’s easy to think a lack of skill or knowledge is the key reason why freelancers fail. In fact, the most damaging hurdle to freelancing success is anxiety. You can be exceptionally gifted, highly experienced, and more knowledgeable than any of your main competitors, but if fear is ever-present, it can ground even the most […]

How to Transition from Traditional Employment to a Freelancing Career

It’s a dream of many current employees to work for themselves. There’s a lot to be said for being your own boss, working from a home office, choosing your own salary, and having a lot more freedom as to when you work. But making the transition from the world of traditional employment to a freelancing […]

5 Ways to Stop Caring What People Think of Your Business Dream

As a freelancer or entrepreneur, it’s tempting to think your trailblazing ways are independent of other peoples’ opinions. Yet despite your independent career path, it can be very difficult to stop caring what other people think of your business dream.  Whether it’s family, friends, contacts on social media, or even a complete stranger, there are […]