I left my full-time office job in January 2013 to pursue self-employment. You can read more about my freelance business here if you’re interested in learning more about what I do. It has been a wild ride filled with many ups and downs, and I have learned many valuable lessons along the way.
I think most people envision self-employment as being the holy grail of work. It is perceived as being the ultimate freedom in choosing to use your time as you please and doing what you want to do, when you want to do it.
While there is definitely a lot of flexibility and benefits that come with being self-employed, it is by no means a perfect situation. Like anything, it has its faults. [Read more…]