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5 Reasons Working for Yourself Stinks

Working from HomeFor many bloggers, the desire to become a professional is driven out of a desire to work for oneself. to be in command of one’s own life and be self-employed.

On the surface, it sounds like the dream job. The commute is just a hop across the hall, you can set your own hours, work when you please and do something that you’re passionate about for a living. What could be better?

Well, as someone who has been living that reality for the past five years or so, I can safely say that working for myself is the best job that I’ve had and that all of those things are true.

However, it’s also a job that has trade offs. While the commute and flexibility are both great, there are definitely things about it that aren’t so great. In addition to the pitfalls that you should definitely strive to avoid, there are a few things about it that, quite frankly, stink and there isn’t much that you can do about it.

With that in mind, here are five reasons why working for yourself can be great, but it certainly isn’t perfect. Read More

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Procrastination, a Foe of Creation!

I have a hard-core problem managing my time. More so, I have trouble distributing time equally between projects. I take interest in a lot of things but the attention I distribute to each project becomes more and more diluted the more I take on.  Especially at this time of the year when there have been up-and-coming festivals and events where there have been several projects that I have been involved with that could potentially be fortuitous. I am an artist, so I have dedicated time to producing paintings and subsequently selling those; I am an (amateur) web-designer so some of my time has been immersed in manipulating source-code to get a desired visual output, oh and of course, I am a SEO copywriter. On the face of it I look prolific and busy. That is always my intention. But as I get engrossed in one task, the margin of time to fulfil other tasks magically evaporates. It’s amazing! Read More

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