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Insurance Matters for Freelance Translators – Are you covered?

Progressing from my last post on financial planning for freelance translators and inspired by a suggestion from Marie at Looking Glass Translations, I thought I’d turn my gaze to the thorny topic of insurance for freelancers. 1,763 more words


Serendipity: The Secret to Success that No One Is Talking About

Psst. I’m going to let you in on a secret. It’s something no one is talking about, but it just could be the best thing to ever happen to you. 788 more words

Self Improvement

Self-Employed Day Off?

As a therapist, I work with people all the time helping them “set limits” or structure their time accordingly for self-care, focusing on helping them achieve balance in their life.  360 more words


4 Tips to Advance Your Freelance Career, Even When There’s No Work

It’s no secret: Freelancing is hard work.

Instead of one boss, you may have 10, 20, even 30 bosses (aka clients).
You have a lot of different demands, responsibilities, and projects vying for your time and attention. 560 more words

Self Improvement

Working from home & self-employment – My top tips

When I tell people that I work for myself from home lots of them say they wouldn’t have the motivation (believe me when you know you won’t get paid unless the clients work is done, you have motivation). 1,078 more words


Benefits of using a home worker

Since becoming a self-employed homeworker I have pitched for lots of work, some of which are advertised as home-based and others where they have been looking for an in-house employee. 609 more words


The limits of financial security

When starting to freelance full-time several years ago, I began hearing what is by now a familiar statement from people:

“I can’t imagine not knowing how much money I was going to make each month. 257 more words