When I decided to become a freelancer a couple years ago, I was definitely sold the dream. Work when you want, spend time with loved ones, pick your own rates, etc., etc. I still believe I made the right choice, but nestled in those dreams were some startling nightmares I didn’t prepare for. The stress can be unreal.
Regular 9-5’s suck. I’ll be the first to admit it. In fact, I already did. I know what it’s like to feel stuck on a hamster wheel that won’t stop spinning for at least 30 years. What it’s like to be chained to a desk watching life pass you by. So when multi-level marketing companies (MLM’s) swoop in and promise to cut the chains, a lot of people get sucked into the dream.
Photo by rawpixel.com on Unsplash On Tuesday, I gave some pretty strong opinions about traditional office jobs and showed my enormous bias in favour of freelance work. And a lot of you may have thought: “great, rub it in our faces a little more, don’t worry about actually trying to help us or anything.”... Continue Reading →