YearCompass – taking stock of 2020 and planning 2021

As 2020 drew to a close, I started thinking about what I’d achieved in what turned out to be a very strange year, and what I wanted to do in 2021. I used the free https://yearcompass.com/ booklet last year and found it very useful in guiding my thoughts. My key takeaway last year was that … Continue reading “YearCompass – taking stock of 2020 and planning 2021”

Working Well when Freelancing can be easy to forget.

With over 2m people freelancing in the UK, more people are turning to working for themselves, but what impact might that have on your mental health, and what things do you need to consider when you’re freelancing to make sure you can work well? We asked Matthew Knight from community support group Leapers – to share his … Continue reading “Working Well when Freelancing can be easy to forget.”

Daily routine and how it can help your freelance career

Read on to find out the benefits of having a daily routine, rather than winging it. I’m not a morning person. Every day I have to coax, persuade or downright trick myself out of bed to start the day. Whether it’s good coffee, bacon or an hour of gaming before I start work I sometimes … Continue reading “Daily routine and how it can help your freelance career”

Sales Tips For Freelancers

As freelancers we have to sell ourselves and our services to potential clients. Possibly due to shady tactics and high pressure sales from other people and companies (looking at you, car dealers), it’s easy to feel bad about ‘selling’. There’s no need however as it’s possible to sell yourself without any need to mislead or … Continue reading “Sales Tips For Freelancers”