Confessions of a freelancer!

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Going freelance has been enlightening and I have never been happier both in my business and personal life.  But before you quit your Job you should know that we freelancers work very hard. It might look that we have so many free time, but we don’t. Not everything is sunshine, there are also big challenges to face when you work as a freelancer…

Here are my confessions:

1- I don’t work with my pajamas on, it is important for me to dress for success
2- I take my work very seriously
3- I am horrible at managing my folders and archiving my old files
4- I am always hustling
5- If i need motivation, I plan my next trip
6- I like to have multiple sources of income
7- Freelancing makes me hustle even more
8- Discipline is everything while you are freelancing
9- I have only one day off in the week to refuel
10- I always discuss ideas and concepts with my fellow Lebanese freelancers and i always return the favor
11- Sometimes I work for free for two months before getting paid
12- I definitely work more than any employee…
13- I struggle with boring projects
14- It is hard to price a project; I am always stuck between how much the job is worth and the client’s budget
15- Some of my clients expect me to work 24/7 ( this particular client will pay me a month late)
16- I don’t miss my corporate life at all
17- I am always thinking about my work, even when instagraming that delicious cake
18- New projects or new campaigns keep me awake most of the nights

Are you freelancer? Share your confessions.

  • Rania

    I am a freelancer and I established my own business with my own team. I’ve always been my own boss and unlike you, when I am at home, I do work in my pjs. Sometimes I have field assignments so of course there is a certain dress code for that 🙂
    What exactly do you do? I wish you mentioned it in the post 🙂
    Cheers from a fellow freelancer

    • Dear Rania, Thank you for reading and sharing your own story 🙂
      Marketing Communications Consultant is what i do and i am loving it so far.
      Cheers 🙂