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Podcast #25: Why Freelancers should hire a coach

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It’s podcast time! Pop the kettle on, grab your favourite biscuits (hell, cut yourself a huge slice of cake too) and have a listen to this week’s three minute Freelancer’s Teabreak – we’re chatting about hiring a coach. Episode #25: Why freelancers should hire a coach What would make you hire a coach, as a […] Read more…

The September challenges

     It’s my favourite month of the year! I adore September. Not only do you get that wonderful ‘fresh new notebooks/new school year’ feeling, but it’s also the start of my favourite season – autumn. September just feels so full of opportunities. I’m now 8.5 weeks into motherhood and starting to get a bit more […] Read more…

How to deal with freelance envy

Picture the scene: your morning alarm goes off and you roll over to pick up your phone (everyone does that seconds after they wake up, right? RIGHT?). Squinting your eyes and opening your inbox, you find a tastefully-designed newsletter from a freelance friend you did a course with a couple of years ago, who has […] Read more…

Freelancing, contracts and part time jobs

A quick personal post today, reflecting both on decisions I’ve made recently, and decisions available to you (and an explanation as to why I haven’t been updating this site as much). For nearly five years now, I’ve been mainly freelancing from home. I’ve had one part-time digital media job during that time and several in-house […] Read more…

Task Squad: Inspiring the next generation of freelancers

For a couple of years now, I’ve been thinking about the next generation of freelancers. Freelancing, in general, isn’t something taught in school. Career advice in general (there are exceptions) seems to be stuck in the dark stages at most schools. With unemployment on the rise, shouldn’t we be inspiring teenagers to look beyond office […] Read more…