5 Surprising Causes of Creative Block and How to Overcome Them

Most freelancers depend on their creativity for their livelihood. Freelance writers, designers, artists, photographers, and even web developers and programmers all rely on creative thinking to perform their jobs. However, once in a while a freelancer finds that their creativity (that same creativity they've been relying on to earn an income) just isn't there. The ideas just aren't flowing like they used to. … [Read more...]

The Importance of Thinking Outside the Box

Rules. Standards. Doing things the way they've 'always been done.' There are good reasons to rely on and follow these things, but we often forget that they all originated somewhere. There is an inherent danger for a freelancer who only ever strives to maintain the status quo and stick to proven methods, and this choice can not only impact the freelancer's future but also has the potential to affect countless … [Read more...]