Freelancer Archive

  • Should a freelancer look flashy or frugal?

    Tweet I know a lot of freelancers particularly in sales, have to look like they are well off. Well-to-do, and their cars show that they are good at their jobs — selling. That being said, I’ve never found it wise to be flashy with your […]

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  • You can’t just up and quit, conflict is a part of life

    Tweet When I wrote about my bad work day last week, a lot of commenters wondered a couple of things: Why didn’t I just quit the project Why didn’t I fight back If I could have talked to the boss aside and told her how […]

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  • Are people wealthier because they’re business owners (or self-employed)?

    Tweet I know this is a loaded question, I am really wondering why the statistics seem to point to most millionaires being self-employed or business owners. (Read: The Millionaire Next Door by Stanley and Danko, where they say that most millionaires next door are ordinary […]

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  • Getting my goat as a freelancer

    Tweet What irks me as a freelancer, is people don’t see that you really DO own a company, and you run it on the same principles a multi-billion dollar one would. It’s just that I have to end up doing everything by myself, because there’s […]

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  • Thanks, but I *have* a job.

    Tweet Sara made a good point about being out of work for so long But you have to understand that I am in Canada. I am a Canadian. I am not an American. I don’t live or work in the States. In Canada, our job […]

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