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Wait, isn’t it the other way around?

Wait, isn’t it the other way around?

Freelancing can seem fantastic and freeing. It allows you to travel whenever you want to. You answer to no-one, except your clients. It makes you feel important.

 

However, it also has pitfalls.

  • It does not carry the benefits of a full-time job such as 401k.
  • Not setting professional boundaries can cause clients to demand your time at any moment.
  • Without boundaries between yourself and work, you can fall into unhealthy lifestyles that can take their toll.

While there are many successful and strong freelancers, it is not for everyone

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Living your life over again

If you can calculate the odds of living your life all over again, would you do the same things you are doing now? If you are 35 now, starting all over would make you 70. By 40, starting over will make you eighty.

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