If you’re thinking about freelancing, Anne Kreamer has a few words to say about it. And if you’re currently freelancing full-time you’ll probably agree with what she says in a recent Wall Street Journal piece.
After all, the author of It’s Always Personal: Emotion in the New Workplace, reminds us that a recent Intuit study revealed about 40 percent of the workforce will be freelancers by 2020.
Freelancers are becoming more common and there’s more than meets the eye when you become your own boss. Yes, it’s the growing norm but perhaps in an unstable job market, it’s prudent to learn how to become your own boss.
Per the piece, she writes, “In a world where job security is a quaint 20th century artifact, perhaps evolving an independent, freelance career for oneself is a cleverly Darwinian means of survival.” Read more