4 Best Ways to Increase Creativity for Freelancers

4 Best Ways to Increase Creativity for Freelancers

Mental Health, Mindset, Productivity Hacks
Freelancers are inherently multi-taskers having to do the technical work and manage all the business affairs.  Here's some simple steps to help increase creativity for busy freelancers. 1. Walk Walking is likely the best form of exercise simply because it isn't really exercise.  Our bodies are made and designed to walk forward, to keep at it one step at a time. One can argue that the same can be said of running, but I beg to differ. If we walk we can get to any place, no matter how long it takes because walking is something that using just the right about of energy to accomplish a goal -- getting from point A to point B. In a lifetime, you're likely to walk over 118,000 miles!  Be sure to remember…
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Top 3 Evergreen Soft Skills Needed For Freelancing Success

Top 3 Evergreen Soft Skills Needed For Freelancing Success

Freelancer Soft Skills, Mindset, Productivity Hacks
Top 3 Evergreen Soft Skills for Freelancing Success Today You've become a Freelancer, a self-employed person, an independent contractor or Consultant because you have a high-demand skill that you sell to your clients.  They need your expertise and you need their business.  But as most high-demand freelancers have learned, it's not what you do, but how you do it. Here are the top soft skills that Freelancers need to master today. What are Soft Skills Anyway? Soft skills are applicable to Freelancers and Employee types alike.  These are the things that are not attributable to any particular knowledge-specific required task.  Your "hard" skills are those that require you to know Swift or project management techniques.  Soft skills are really anything that's left over that you have that's part of what…
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Top 4 Famous Quotes for the Self-Starting Freelancer

Top 4 Famous Quotes for the Self-Starting Freelancer

Mindset, Productivity Hacks
You Freelancers work along, work remotely.  It can be isolating.  Here are 10 famous quotes from influencers that will help keep you wise, motivated and inspired. As a self-stating Freelancer, the most important thing for you to work on is yourself. You are the valuable asset to your and your clients and your skills become the asset that you can then translate to others. Freelance work can be isolating when one works alone. But you are never alone in TheFreelancer.co / The Freelancer Community  here so here are some quotes our staff compiled that will help you be a better Freelancer.  Growing your business and yourself are no longer at odds with each other.   1. Tony Robbins and Jim Rohn "Every day, work harder on yourself than anything else, because…
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The Only Mindset You’ll Ever Need as a Freelancer

The Only Mindset You’ll Ever Need as a Freelancer

Mindset
I can't remember exactly how I came across Carol Dweck's easily accessible and straight to the point book, but her singular focus on this one mindset, help me get out of a rut in my business and also in my personal life.  Here I share my personal experience and what she espouses as the one mindset for success. We live in world of contradictions.  We all inherently know this -- like my dog is both obedient and lazy at times.  She likes to come by whenever she wants and she's don't follow 100% of my commands 100% of the time.  So is she well-trained or not? We often are made to believe we are some labels of ourselves either self-identified or externally imposed.  And while often take it from granted…
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