6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Hire a Freelancer
Why You Should Work Like a Dog
Despite my enthusiasm, not everyone should hire a freelancer or consultant.
There are certain tasks for which an outsourced, part-time consultant is not your best choice. You might be better served by making a full-time hire if, for example, your growth goals are particularly aggressive, you need internal processes developed, or your strategy requires a lot of tactical execution.
Check out 6 reasons you shouldn’t hire a consultant.
LISTEN: Podcasters Killed the YouTube Star
Recently, I was strolling Brooklyn with my rescue pup, enjoying the warm weather and the (relatively) fresh air. Mocha, my pitbull-mix, heads directly to whatever smells best. She’s very single-minded.
That’s when it hit me. I want to be like her.
Why I Read 40+ Books in 2018
I had the great pleasure of speaking with Win Kelly Charles on her podcast Ask Win. We discussed disability, social media marketing, and building a work-from-home business from scratch.
5 Steps to Get Started as a Freelancer
In 2018, I read 44 books – a healthy mix of science fiction and fantasy, mindset and entrepreneurship. I enjoyed each and every one, but that’s typical for me. I love to read.
I work full-time, and I’m also in two online courses. Plus, I read a ton of news articles each day – from politics to tech to the latest social media features. How do I do it? And how can you upgrade your reading habits?
Rise and Grind: Finding Your Efficiency Sweet Spot
So you want to be a freelancer? Step right up! Consulting isn’t for everyone, but by doing your research can you figure out if you’d like to test the waters. These tips will help you get started, whether you want a part-time side-gig or want to start your own agency.
My Most Valuable Asset is Time
I find it’s always helpful to have two creative projects going. That way, you can procrastinate from one with the other.
Utility of action and efficiency are key in understanding Tim Ferriss’ approach to reducing the time spent on trivial work and maximizing your profits. As I read through, I found his approach wanting in a few aspects.
I’m about 30 pages into "The 4-Hour Workweek" (Tim Ferriss), and I’m frankly feeling very inspired. I just had a rough weekend, where I worked about ten hours and felt exhausted for the other 38. This isn’t too strange for me. I have a chronic illness that means I’m next to useless most of the time, which is why I quit my job and started freelancing full time.