My favourite freelancing reads

freelancing reads

When I first found out I was pregnant, I had visions of curling up with some freelancing reads while the baby napped. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA Yeah, that didn’t happen. I mean, he actually was (and still is) a good napper. But reading felt like a waste of time when the house was a mess and I had …

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How to overcome a freelancing setback

Freelancing can be empowering, exciting and freeing. But it can also deal you with the odd whammy that leaves you feeling unconfident and a bit…well, a bit rubbish. It could be criticism from a client, a wobble when presenting something or a contract coming to an unexpected end. For me, a few weeks ago, it …

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5 ways to be more assertive at work

A few of the lovely freelancers in my Facebook community have kindly agreed to contribute some guest posts while I’m busy with my biggest project yet – looking after my newborn son! I’m so excited about Hayley’s post below on being assertive as I know it’s a topic a lot of freelancers I know struggle …

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Five Facebook groups for UK Freelancers

One of the most common concerns I hear from freelancers, is about feeling lonely when working on their own. While there are plenty of ways to go out and meet other freelancers (co-working and networking in particular), the emergence of Facebook groups as online communities has been a vital and incredibly useful alternative. Over the …

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Stop waiting for perfect

Public speaking? I need to be a more confident talker first Proper professional photos? Nah, I need to lose at least a stone first Record a podcast or video? I hate the sound of my voice! I’ll need to work on that first These are all thoughts I’ve had in the past. I’ve waited for …

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