Episode 8: Why Self-Care Will Make You a Better Freelancer (and Human)
This week we talk about the WHY of self-care. Here are the books/articles we reference during the episode: Bertrand Russel: “In Praise of Idleness” Jenny Odell: How to Do Nothing Celeste Headlee: Do Nothing Alex...View Episode
Episode 7: The Skills that Pay the Bills Formula
This week we talk about our Skills that Pay the Bills formula, which gives you'll a method for knowing exactly which skills you can use to make money on your own terms without hating your life and ending up on the...View Episode
Episode 6: The Global Survey On Freelancing
In this episode, we discuss the recently released Global Survey On Freelancing. You can find Jon Younger's article on the report here.View Episode
Episode 5: How do you qualify clients?
This week on the podcast we talk about how to qualify clients including criteria for client quality, how to set boundaries, and when to make concessions.View Episode
Episode 4: Do you date your clients or marry them?
In this episode, we talk about short-term vs. long-term clients. What's the right balance? How do you get (and keep) long-term clients? How do you know if you want to "marry" a client instead of just "date" them?View Episode
Episode 3: Finding work through a platform vs networking
In this episode we discuss the pros and cons of finding work through platforms like Upwork or through networking. We each do it differently and each have likes and dislikes to both.View Episode
Episode 2: The Freelance Alignment Formula
This week we talk about the Freelance Alignment Framework - how to align yourself with work, life, and others.View Episode
Episode1: Communication Dos and Don'ts
Communication! How to do it, how not to do it, and how not to let it drive you crazy as a freelancer. Here are just a few of the things we covered this month: Communication styles & tone Client check-in best...View Episode