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Tracking Income as a Freelancer

I’ve talked about how feast and famine cycles can make the freelancer’s life challenging. Yet you can use those cycles to your advantage. An important thing you can do as you’re monitoring your freelance environment is determine when the busy and … Continue reading

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Estimating Labor Hours

“Mr. Scott, have you always multiplied your repair estimates by a factor of 4?” “Of course, sir. How else can I maintain my reputation as a miracle worker?” —Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

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What’s Your Preferred Work Load?

Everyone has a certain operational tempo or workload that they’re comfortable with. How many tasks need to be on your list for you to feel restless? Comfortable? Stressed out? Some of this is a function of the work you do … Continue reading

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