Failure: 5 Things Every Self-Employable Needs to Know
Self-Employable

Failure: 5 Things Every Self-Employable Needs to Know

You’re a failure — and that’s awesome! Let me explain why. Failure follows self-employables — and that’s a good thing. Let me explain. Self-employment is a scary, time-consuming and exhausting endeavor. It requires significant risk, and only those who work hard ultimately succeed in self-employment. The only way to succeed, however, is through failure. Each failure…

5 Self-Employment Pitfalls (and How to Overcome Them)
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5 Self-Employment Pitfalls (and How to Overcome Them)

Here are common self-employment pitfalls — and how to overcome them. Self-employment is filled with ups and downs. Whereas self-employment successes like securing your first client or receiving your first payment feel amazing, self-employment failures can be devastating. Ultimately, worst-case-scenario planning is a must for self-employables. Because if you plan ahead for the worst-case scenarios, you can…

Self-Employment Anxiety: What Is It, and How to Manage It
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Self-Employment Anxiety: What Is It, and How to Manage It

Here are tips to help you manage self-employment anxiety. For self-employables, staying focused when the world feels like it’s falling down around you is virtually impossible. You might work diligently to achieve a healthy work-life balance, but despite your best efforts, work sometimes takes precedence over life. In these scenarios, anxiety dominates. Anxiety is normal and healthy….

What Differentiates a ‘Good’ Client from a ‘Not-So-Good’ Client?
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What Differentiates a ‘Good’ Client from a ‘Not-So-Good’ Client?

Here’s how to differentiate a “good” client from a “not-so-good” client. Clients are the lifeblood of self-employment. Without clients, self-employed professionals like myself cannot survive. Yet not all clients are created equal — let me explain. Everything You Need to Know About Good and Not-So-Good Clients I believe there are two types of clients: good…

Self-Employment: What Is It, and How Does It Work?
Self-Employable | Taxes | What is Self Employment

Self-Employment: What Is It, and How Does It Work?

Here’s what you need to know about self-employment. Self-employment is what you make of it. If you treat self-employment as an opportunity, you can put yourself in position to succeed. Or, if you treat self-employment as a challenge, you may be better off searching for a traditional 9-to-5 job. IRS Definition of Self-Employment According to…

Welcome to my Blog!
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Welcome to my Blog!

Hello! My name is Daniel Kobialka. I’m a freelance writer, editor, reporter, blogger and editorial and multimedia Jack-of-all-trades. If you want to learn more about me, feel free to check out my LinkedIn profile, and you can follow me on Twitter too. I’ve been a full-time, self-employed freelance extraordinaire for about two years. Since that time, I’ve learned…