Are you a freelancer or an entrepreneur? This question occurred to me while talking to Alex Mathers from the RedLemonClub a site that offers advice for the freelance creative. There was a time when I called myself a “freelance graphic designer” and had that as the title of this site. I wrote plenty of articles [...]
Here is an end-of-year assessment of my “improvement” or “progress” with my passive income and business. Ever since this time last year, I’ve been more serious about setting goals and passive income targets and I’ve been sharing them here on my blog. Half way through the year, I reported on my progress on the first [...]
Ever since reading The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss a few years ago I’ve been fascinated by the location independent lifestyle. It has occurred to me many times that, apart from the odd occasion I go to meet clients, I can pretty much do my job anywhere in the world. So, I’m writing this post [...]
Let’s just get this straight. This is not a boring article. Running your own business is sexy. Accounting is sexy. As a business owner, you’ll have a more challenging life. And, you’ll contribute more to the wider economy, as you will buy other goods and services for your company and you may even start to [...]
There are many reasons to start a business. To make money. To create something. To impact people’s lives. Or because working for other people may seem dull and unfulfilling. However, the reasons people stay or are successful in business may change as they progress along their journey. They have with me. When I set up [...]
I am often asked about the role outsourcing plays as part of my graphic design business. Do you take on a job from a European or American client, employ an Asian freelancer to do it and sit back and take the profits? Er, no! I have been outsourcing projects for years now and there’s definitely [...]
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