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Author Archives: Tim Roberts
How to Build an Emergency Fund Without Investing a Cent
Learn how shopping in a different way can help you build a healthy emergency fund without investing a cent.
How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome
How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome Imposter syndrome is real. Especially when pursuing a new endeavor, or breaking out on your own as a freelancer or entrepreneur. However, the reality is often far different from what’s happening inside your noggin. I remember my first few copywriting jobs. I felt like such a massive fraud. To be fair,Continue reading “How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome”
How to get your first freelance job
How to get your first freelance job can be a catch 22; meaning, if someone is considering hiring you, they will most likely ask to see proof of your work, i.e. a portfolio piece. But how can you show a portfolio piece when you are yet to land a gig? One option, and how IContinue reading “How to get your first freelance job”
The power of visualisation and taking action
I am not much for self-help writing; however, mindset is everything when transitioning into a new lifestyle or career. Lifestyle design, as Tim Ferris calls it, takes courage, faith and action. In this post, I will discuss the role of visualisation combined with action and how it can serve you in achieving your dream lifestyle.
How to Set Up a Freelance Business
Next step of your location independent journey is setting up your freelance business. Luckily, it doesn’t take much nowadays, and I’ll explain how you can do it for next to nothing. My location-independent pathway was setting up a freelance copywriter business. I didn’t have a clue about setting up a freelance business. It had noContinue reading “How to Set Up a Freelance Business”
Why Work From Anywhere is Here to Stay
The work from anywhere concept has become ever more prevalent since the start of the pandemic. After stay-at-home orders were enforced, many soon realised that today’s technologies enable them to work from anywhere. Of course, not everyone can work from anywhere. Most people have commitments tying them to a location; family, pets, an employer whoContinue reading “Why Work From Anywhere is Here to Stay”
Is Freelancing a Good Career Option?
Freelancing certainly isn’t for everyone. But for some, they couldn’t imagine having it any other way. I’ve experienced both worlds as a corporate employee and as a freelancer. And at the time of writing, I’m doing both – working full time as a company employee while freelancing on the side. As such, I feel highly qualified to answer the question, is freelancing a good career option?
Digital Nomad Jobs for Beginners
Time to skill up so you can achieve your location independent dream. Fortunately, we are living in an exciting time where technology is enabling us to learn and work from anywhere. In this post, I will describe how I up-skilled completely online and the what options you have.