You’ll Never Reach Your Full Potential Working for Somebody Else

I never thought I wanted to be self-employed. I associated it with financial worries, uncertainty, and ultimately, stress. But as I continued showing up to work at the same time each day, typing emails and handling the phone calls my boss didn’t want to take, it started to dawn on me. This was it. WhilstContinue reading “You’ll Never Reach Your Full Potential Working for Somebody Else”

5 Sure Signs It’s Time to Pivot Your Business

Now, when I hear the word ‘pivot’, my mind is instantly transported to that memorable scene in Friends involving Ross’s couch.  But as we all know, the outcome wasn’t great for that poor unassuming piece of furniture. That’s not to say that pivoting in business can’t be just as a rough ride — but, whenContinue reading “5 Sure Signs It’s Time to Pivot Your Business”

8 Things They Don’t Tell You About Working From Home

Before I began working from home last year, I had no idea what I was in for. All I knew was that I couldn’t stand working in an office any longer and I wanted to be at home, comfy in my pyjamas, tapping on my laptop in bed. Now, with more of us than everContinue reading “8 Things They Don’t Tell You About Working From Home”

Is Our Productivity to the Detriment of Our Mental Health?

If there’s one thing this pandemic has taught us, it’s that remote working really works. As a freelancer, I learnt the hard way that if I was going to earn money, I needed to work pretty damn hard for it. No more twiddling my thumbs, watching the hours roll by, and no more steady monthlyContinue reading “Is Our Productivity to the Detriment of Our Mental Health?”

From Full-Time to Freelance: Why You Should Do It Too

It wasn’t so long ago that freelancing wasn’t taken too seriously. It was seen more as a side hustle, or a non-secure career choice. And then a worldwide pandemic hit — and everything changed. It turned out that Karen’s 9-5 office job, that she’d been working in for the last ten years, bringing in aContinue reading “From Full-Time to Freelance: Why You Should Do It Too”