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You’re Free, But You’re Not Really Free

You’re Free, But You’re Not Really Free

Freelancing at first feels like an oasis between cubicle life and straight-up entrepreneurial freedom. But there's not much room for growth as a freelancer. 

The problem is at the core of freelancing itself, not in the money you’re making or the hours you’re working. You’ll never really be in control as a freelancer; you’ll be stuck in this perpetual cycle of winning clients, losing clients, and searching for clients again until the day you die. 

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  • It makes you the face of your own business. You have to sell yourself to clients.
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