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The Self Discipline is a Lie

I think I thought of the subject for this article about four months ago. Maybe more. And even while writing this right now (an hour away from being allowed to go home on a work day so slow that it’s hard to not nod off), I’m clicking through tabs instead of finishing the paragraph. I […]

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Ask A Contractor

Ask A Contractor: Doc-blocked by Depression

Dear Selena,  I’ve been doing okay as a freelancer, but I’m in trouble. I’m in the middle of a pretty intense depressive episode, and it’s making it almost impossible to do what I need to do. Answering emails or trying to be cheerful and helpful to my clients is frequently the last thing I want […]

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Ask A Contractor

Ask A Contractor: Getting Started pt. II

Last week, we talked about the the steps to take before you look for your first freelancing job. Today we’re going to apply that knowledge to scoring your first gig.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: We Work Hard for the Money

Happy Wednesday! Today’s lunchtime poll wants to know all about what  you’ve done to make money.