When I told my sister I was writing an article on perfectionism, she laughed. In her words, I was “the perfect person to do it!” She wasn’t wrong. I sat there planning with fifteen tabs open, looking at different research articles, checking subreddits and listening to a podcast with Brene Brown on vulnerability and shame. … Continued
Is indecision holding you back from having a career you love? It’s time to be brave and embrace change.
In a world that we don’t understand but need to explain, anxiety often acts as the driving force behind our decisions. Uncertainty can paralyse us, especially with career choices. Perhaps it’s that awareness of uncertainty that makes people either question or delay the inevitable transition to self-employment.But you can’t let the fear of the unknown … Continued
Time management can be tricky, particularly when you have a portfolio career. You have the freedom to choose what you work on, who you work with and when you do your work – and that can quickly complicate any schedule. Sure, there are deadlines to be met, but the flexible and often unstructured nature of … Continued
It’s never been easier to start a business, which is why so many people are joining the side hustle economy. But how do you manage a side hustle without leaving your day job and, by extension, that steady income you rely on, behind? The good news is that balancing both is totally achievable and increasingly … Continued
Most people are drawn to the portfolio lifestyle because of the freedom it offers. You’re in control of your career, making you the ultimate decision maker – you choose when to work, who to work with, and, most importantly, when to say no. Yes, there is an element of client pleasing required, but ultimately you … Continued
With the traditional office fast becoming a relic of the past, more people are embracing work from home options, especially those with portfolio lifestyles. Not only is it more cost-effective to work from home, but it’s actually better for the environment.In fact, studies have shown that working from home for even just one day a … Continued
For portfolio professionals, remote working has always been a major part of our lives. Whether that’s in a home office, a coffee shop, or a coworking space, one of the benefits of being self employed is the flexibility to work where you want much of the time. Or, at least it was. When the pandemic … Continued
Procrastination—it’s that monster constantly lingering over your shoulder, tempting you everytime you hear the ping of a WhatsApp message or the buzz of a push notification you haven’t checked yet. We’re all guilty of getting distracted. We let our minds wander when we know there are more important tasks at hand.And though it’s healthy to … Continued
Ready to prioritise happiness? Finding career fulfilment is easier than you think.