Employer to the employee (face to face): “I don’t understand your concept, it has no sense.”
Client to the freelancer (17.000 km distance): “I decided to work with you because I feel we are on the same page when it comes to vision”.
This is freelancing. The freedom to choose projects that fit you and clients that think alike. It’s about creating real connections.
Constant, real, authentic feedback. When working on different freelance platforms you receive feedback after each project. This is your barometer. You can build on your strengths and improve your weaknesses. …
Imagine you’ve just gotten a great project. It’s something that you’ve been waiting for so long and now it seems the perfect moment to express your creative spirit. Of course, there is a deadline, so you need to start working right away. Excited? Yes. Anxious? Of course.
What are you going to do? What if you don’t have a brilliant idea? And even worse, what if you don’t have a good idea at all? This may get you directly in the freeze mode.
When you start a creative project, you begin from one point but you usually don’t know where you will get in the end, or how the outcome will look like. Sometimes you don’t even know where to start from. …
Work, work and again work. We spend nearly a quarter of our time on the job during a typical period of employment. For the majority of people work is just a way to make a living, for others the will to have a remarkable career or the need to make something meaningful. I’ve always dreamed of the last option and considered making a living as the by-product of work done with passion. I wanted a job that I liked, that was meaningful and that also provides me with everything that is necessary to live a good life. Keep on dreaming, right?
When the time comes to choose a career to follow, it may be hard to know exactly what you are good at, what will fit you and what will make you happy. …