You might be wondering how to freelance as a mother. Freelancing and motherhood can go hand in hand. There are ways of accessing support before the child arrives and afterwards. Sometimes we need to make ourselves vulnerable to get the advice that we need. I had the privilege of chatting to film producer and writer Helen Simmons about juggling motherhood and freelancing. She shared some great advice and tips for all types of creatives. I also share my own personal story of motherhood on set, and how I have managed by career while bringing up my son.
Tag: Time Management
How to use the life changing word No
Knowing how to say no and in the right way can actually help your career rather than harm it. We can worry that we will never work again, or that those opportunities will disappear, when in fact it can help us get what we really want. In this podcast and show notes I explain how you can make it work for you and the steps you need to take to say no the right way.
How to build a business with 20 minutes a day
When you are trying to get a side hustle off the ground or build business around childcare you really can do it with 20 minutes a day. Podcast guest Janet Kafadar shares ways that you can bring in clients and income with only 20 minutes a day. There are also a bundle of goodies that you can get for free at the end of the podcast.
Multi Tasking Myths
Multi tasking is a myth. As women we are told that we should wear this badge of honour, but it is actually causing us to feel overwhelmed, exhausted and takes more time than if we did it a different way. This article and podcast helps you to figure out a better way, and saves you time in the long run.
How to up sell to create more income
Batch processing for success
Learning how to batch process can not only help you through times of sickness, but it can also allow you to take a holiday while your business keeps working for you, and even help you to stop procrastinating. There is a free worksheet to help you work out how to do it for your own business and career.
Automation can save you hours
Take away the guilt.
Let’s take away the guilt from freelancing. I’m re-posting this image of my morning coffee on a mini break to Cornwall. You might be wondering what this has to do with guilt? When I started my career as a freelancer I was on call 24/7, I would jump if the phone rang and I was Read the full article…
Timelines can help you achieve success
When we are busy focussing on our own career we often forget to look backwards at how far we have come. Timelines can help you achieve success if you use them in the right way. I am writing this article a couple of days after my birthday (yes that’s crazy eyed me on my first Read the full article…
Planning For A Great Year
As we race towards the end of the year, I always think that this is a great time to review what you have achieved so far, and to plan for 2017. Planning for a great year takes structure, and not just the odd to-do-list. This is more about looking at what you want to achieve, Read the full article…