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Myths About Freelancing

There are a lot of myths about freelancing . A lot of this could prevent you from your personal growth.

There’s been a lot of trial and error over the years. There are decisi...

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Myths About Freelancing

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1. You’re the boss

Do we have the traditional boss like Bill Lumbergh in Office Space asking for reports ASAP — or telling us that we have to come into work on Saturday? No we don’t. But, we do have to answer o...

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2. You only have to work a couple of hours

Freelancing along with being successful in life is all about prioritizing what’s important and learning how to be as efficient as possible.

The best way to become a success is by learning

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3. Not well dressed

Research shows that dressing smartly can make you feel more confident and self-empowered. Wearing professional attire can switch on that creative button.

If you want to perfo...

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4. You make more money than at a traditional job

It’s no secret that the top freelancers charge top dollar. The thing is that they worked hard for that top-tier payment. One of the top myths of freelancing is you’ll make top doll...

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5. You work whenever you want

Freelancing does allow for a flexible schedule. For example, If I want to work four days a week between 7 AM and 5 PM.

At the same time, you’re also at the mercy of your clie...

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6. You will love working from home

Working from home has its disadvantages. There are distractions like household chores, Netflix, and your friends and family. It can also get lonely and boring.

Instead of wor...

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7. You get to work only on the projects that interest you

Sometimes you’ll have to take on writing gigs that you’re not interested in. I mean I’ve had to write some pretty boring content during my career just to build my portfolio and exp...

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8. It’s nothing like starting a “real” business

Finally, people tend to believe that becoming a freelancer is nothing like starting a “real” business. However, like any other business, you need a solid foundation. That solid foundation involves ...

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