When I meet other freelancers at networking events and talk to people about becoming a freelancer, they often ask why I became a freelancer. What made me switch from a traditional, employed job with a regular income to something risky and unstable? So today I’ll let you in on why I decided to become a … More Why Did I Become a Freelancer?
A common question I get asked, particularly by people who work in traditional 9-5 office jobs, is why I chose to become a freelancer. I sometimes get asked what the appeal of freelancing is considering the lack of job stability and income security. In fact, there are many reasons why I chose to be a … More Why Do I Freelance?
If you read the news each week, it seems like more and more people are making the move to freelancing. According to recent reports, there are over two million freelancers in the UK, and that number has risen steadily since 2001. The number of side hustlers has increased by 32% in the last ten years. … More Why Are More People Becoming Freelancers?
When I tell people that I’m a freelancer and work from home every day, often the first thing they say is, “I don’t know how you motivate yourself!” There seems to be a common belief that working from home or being your own boss means struggling with motivation. But are freelancers really less motivated, or … More Are Freelancers More Motivated Than Employees?