Tag Archives: Self employed

Top 5 things to learn from Eurovision

It might not seem like the first place to learn important life lessons, but the annual Eurovision song contest has a lot of heartfelt messages that freelancers can look to. Read on for the top 5 things to learn from Eurovision!

Eurovision is well known for being a camp extravaganza, but it’s a testament to its popularity that it endures year after year. Despite its light-hearted nature, there are some real lessons to be learnt from this heart-warming competition.
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Best mountain resorts for freelancers

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada - June 10, 2013: Tourists ramble on the street of Whistler, co-host of the 2010 Olympic Games at June10, 2013. It is a Canadian resort town approximately 125 kilometres north of Vancouver.

Enjoy the wonder of the mountains as the new backdrop for your freelance work…

There’s nothing like working with a dramatic backdrop, and the mountains are the perfect place to find one. Whether you’re looking to add some skiing to your working day or summer hiking is more your vibe, here are our five favourite mountain resorts for freelancers…
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How to find the fun when the freelancer life gets tricky

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Life can get pretty frantic when you’re working as a freelancer. It can often be hard to find the fun in your work and general life. Reinvigorate yourself and make life more interesting with our top tips.

Working alone and having to do everything yourself can drain the fun out of working as a freelancer. No matter the perks of the job, there will always be moments that feel quite devoid of joy, just because of the nature of the work. Make sure you find the fun in your daily life and in your work by following these ideas.
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5 ways to show yourself love as a freelancer on Valentine’s day

Woman in mask on face in spa beauty salon.

Arbitrary or not, Valentine’s Day is a good excuse to show a little love. It doesn’t have to be all about romance. As a freelancer your success can depend heavily on how good you’re feeling.

Take care of yourself and you’ll be better placed to confidently smash that next project. So this Valentine’s Day why not buck the trend and choose to shower yourself with love instead. Here’s 5 ways to treat yourself as a freelancer…
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How to meet other freelancers

Couple in cafe.

Freelancing doesn’t mean you have to work by yourself all the time. Read our tips for meeting other freelancers and developing a network of like-minded workers.

Sometimes it’s good to get another perspective. Freelance workers can often feel isolated because of their career choice, but working for yourself doesn’t necessarily mean you need to work by yourself. Meeting other freelancers means you can get another view on your work, feel more productive or just make a friend.
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