freelancing

Don't Let Your Mouth Write a Check That Your Assets Can't Cash

Don't Let Your Mouth Write a Check That Your Assets Can't Cash

The most important change you'll need to make is your mindset. The sooner you understand that chasing a lifestyle that your income can't support will keep you broke for the rest of your life, the better.

What's Your Unique Value Proposition?

What's Your Unique Value Proposition?

When you are a service-based entrepreneur or a freelancer, you have to find a way to stand out among the many competitors out there, or you'll never get noticed, and even worse, you'll struggle to get the business you need to stay in business. You need a unique value proposition

Avoiding a Working Retirement

Avoiding a Working Retirement

Have you ever noticed how many elderly people are still holding down jobs? I don't mean consulting jobs for which their expertise is paid a premium. I mean jobs that pay a pittance hovering around minimum wage. Look how many greeters at Walmart, for example, are old enough to be your grandmother - or great grandmother.

Don't Freelance for a Freeloader

Don't Freelance for a Freeloader

I think the free in freelance confuses people sometimes. It's kind of like the way many Americans understood the word entrepreneur in the 80's: they thought it was a French word that meant unemployed street hustler, thanks to Eddie Murphy's (in)famous SNL sketch.