8+ Ways to Keep Your Fears from Messing Up Your Freelancing Business

By now, there has been a lot of good freelancing advice published. There's certainly a lot more information available now about freelancing than there was when I made the transition to freelancing over ten years ago. So, why are freelancers still making the same mistakes, over and over again? Why are they still saying "yes" to bad clients, when they should say "no?" Why are freelancers still charging less … [Read more...]

My 12 Biggest Freelancing Fears That Didn’t Come True

Fear kept me from freelancing for a long time. Colleagues and even acquaintances would comment on how my skills were perfect for becoming a freelancer and still I hesitated. I just "knew" something major and bad would happen if I left my comfortable corporate job for the uncertainty of freelancing. Well, it turns out that I was wrong about something bad happening. I've been freelancing for over nine years … [Read more...]