Don’t do it yourself

Time is precious to freelancers. Admin is a pain in the arse. By this, I mean the admin that employees can often avoid, through having a specific department within a company to deal with things on their behalf. Most of us don't have the funds to use a virtual assistant, although I've been tempted. In... Continue Reading →

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Thinking about your goals is not enough

I've had some time over the past couple of weeks to think about setting some specific goals for my professional and business development. This is something I generally see the potential benefits of, but which also gets my 'bullshitometer' whirring into life. Outside of the corporate matrix and away from line managers, is goal setting... Continue Reading →

12 tips for working with remote freelancers

I'm a remote freelancer. You've booked me for a project. I have, in many ways, been transported into your world, like a visiting alien from another planet. But, remaining securely ensconced in my atmosphere controlled space-explorer vehicle, I view you all from afar. Disconnected. I need to learn your ways and customs, your cultural rules... Continue Reading →

Inquieto

My little boy, let’s call him ‘M', is approaching 18 months and is a massive bundle of energy. He quite literally doesn’t stop moving: walking, running, climbing, crawling, bouncing, jumping, shaking, wriggling, twisting, spinning, falling, sliding. Whatever. Until he’s ready to fall asleep. And when he’s ready, fortunately, he goes down quickly. Inquieto is the... Continue Reading →

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