I am in freefall. I knew it was going to happen, but somehow that didn't make the actual happening part any easier. My final pay check came through and now I am without a parachute. For the first time in over 10 years, I don't have a steady income. All the money I make from here…Read more The Freefall Moment of Going Freelance
There’s a very key ingredient to landing a double promotion and nearly doubling your earnings. It’s confidence. When I saw the role I wanted to go for advertised, and I saw the pay band, I didn’t think to myself ‘it’s too senior for me. I won’t apply.’ Instead, I thought: ‘what have I got to…Read more How To Get A Double Promotion
I came across Contena when I was looking for ways in which to build a client list (from nothing, I might add) so I could start to look at supporting myself financially with my writing. It's a subscription-based freelance writing job search tool that gives you tips on how to get started and then pools…Read more Contena: A Review
Life altering decisions aren't always made after lots of careful thought and planning. In an oft repeated cliché, I made mine on New Year's Eve, after being faced with the prospect of another year treading the same path. I hadn't really thought about it. I just did it. I was feeling lost, and a little…Read more Why You Should Quit Your Job And Move Country On A Whim
Generally, when these words are uttered to you, it feels pretty darn personal. Or at least it did to me. It also feels like you've failed somehow, which isn't a nice feeling. When I got told recently that the changes to my role were 'just business, nothing personal' - it didn't sink in. They might…Read more It’s Just Business – Nothing Personal.