Tag Archives: work-life balance

Financial Countdown To Freelancing

The anxiety before you make the leap to freelancing can be overwhelming. There were two crucial steps for me when I decided to quit my full-time job. The first was a conversation with my father-in-law, about the big picture. I … Continue reading

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Freelancing vs. Telecommuting

Looking for a more flexible career–but not sure if you’d be better off telecommuting at your existing company or freelancing? It can be a tough decision. I’ve been both a corporate telecommuter and a freelancer. I have to say that … Continue reading

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Power Up Your Productivity–By Leaving Your Desk

In the month since I wrote Confessions of A Multitasker, a number of people have reached out to me to advocate a different way of managing my time. Rather than doing everything all at once, they recommend a practice called … Continue reading

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You Get To Set Your Own Hours!

One of the most exciting and liberating parts of freelancing for me, when I first started, was being able to control my daily work schedule. I have four children, all seven and under. Telecommuting to my previous corporate job part … Continue reading

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The Double Life Of Work-At-Home Parents

Sometimes I find the hardest thing about being a freelancer is that I seem to be living a double life. On one hand, I am sort of like the women whose full-time job is mothering. I can do some of … Continue reading

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