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For a Successful Freelance Life, Set Your End Goals and Work Backwards

Gain clarity, motivation, and momentum

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Are you a fervent goal setter or planner? Some people are, and they follow their plan to the letter. Others say goal setting is irrelevant — you’ll either achieve success or you won’t.




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Alison Stephens

Alison Stephens

Full time freelance writer, work-from-home devotee, and advocate of the flexible lifestyle. Inspiring and helping others to gain a better work/life balance.

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