The way we do business is changing. In fact, I would be bold enough to claim that the way we do business in 2030 will look drastically different than the way that it looks today. In fact, an article from The Huffington Post suggests that we’re on the way to becoming a majority self-employed, “accidental entrepreneur” work culture.
Even though becoming a freelancer may not be for everyone, there are some real benefits to becoming your own boss. The key is to create systems that work, learn from your mistakes, and don’t be afraid to fail.
Here are some of the most valuable things I’ve learned over the past two years when it comes to not only surviving, but thriving as a freelancer:
- Freelancers Need Mentors
- Stop Doing Things You Suck At
- Don’t Forget to Ask for the Sale
- Freelancers Must Adapt to Thrive
- 4 Keys to a Sustainable Freelance Business
What would be the greatest piece of advice you could give to someone entering the freelance business?
Ben Stroup is a content activist in a post-paragraph world. He is chief broker of opportunity at Ben Stroup Enterprises. Connect with Ben via email, Twitter, and Google+. Subscribe via email to learn how to use content to move people to action.