Topics We Explored:
- Why freelancing and self-employment may just be the way of creative professionals in the future
- What the difference is between being an entrepreneur and a freelancer, and where the term “solo-preneur” fits in
- How to think about your long-term path forward and being a specialist vs a generalist
- Why your first company is likely to not be your last, and the difference startup companies bring to the picture
- How freelancing may not bring you a higher paycheck, but instead a higher quality of life
- Why it’s so exciting for young creatives that the freelancing market keeps on growing
“To make a little bit of a difference in this world with your big idea, the bar has never been easier to meet.” – Bryce Bladon (Tweet this)
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Bryce Bladon
- Clients From Hell
- Hell to Pay 2
- Freelancers Union
- Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Dan Pink
About Bryce Bladon:
Bryce Bladon is an award-winning writer and the editor-in-chief of Clients From Hell. Under his tenure as editor-in-chief, the blog has grown to 800,000 followers.
Bryce’s work has appeared in journals and collections, and his dozen-or-so books average a five-star rating. His most recent book, Hell to Pay 2, is all about helping creative professionals make the most of their finances while freelancing and consulting.
When Bryce isn’t engaged as a strategic consultant for branding and content initiatives, he’s teaching courses or hosting his podcast, both of which aim to help entrepreneurs, creatives, and freelancers make the most of their career.
In his free time, Bryce enjoys long walks, friendly dogs, and listing things in threes.
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