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 →

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The Friday Four #7

This week has been a busy one and I've spent half of it in a daze of sleep deprivation due to the illness of my son. Only a cold, so nothing serious. However, the little chap hasn't been sleeping well, so that goes for me too! As a result, finding time to read articles or... 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 →

Friday Four #5

This week, I've been reading loads, as usual, but something that has stood out is the number of time-management related stuff I've come across. Very apt, as I'm trying to figure out my weekly schedules to accommodate setting up a new project, and find time to plan, research and write. As well as attempting to... Continue Reading →

Becoming Career Smart

I’ve just started a FutureLearn online course called ‘Becoming Career Smart’. In part, I’m doing this because I have just randomly stumbled across it online, it looks interesting, and because it started last week. But also because I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what I’m doing and what I should focus on in my... Continue Reading →

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