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    Here's where most freelancers f*ck up

    They rely on applying to job postings to generate 100% of their revenue. If you're an early-stage freelancer, or even a veteran struggling to reach a level of comfort and stability in your work... this one's for you. Are freelance job postings bad? Absolutely not. If

    Here's where most freelancers f*ck up
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    3 Lessons I Learned From a 10-minute Phone Call with Gary Vee

    It was May 12th, 2016 at 3 p.m. Not a date of particular meaning for most people—but I watched the seconds tick by, more nervous than I’d ever been for a phone call. Any moment now, Gary Vaynerchuk was going to call.

    3 Lessons I Learned From a 10-minute Phone Call with Gary Vee
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    How I 10x’d my Writing Speed with a Glass of Bourbon

    Hemingway used to say “write drunk, edit sober” so I thought I’d give it a shot (pun intended). I sat down with my Old Fashioned and started drafting a quick outline.

    How I 10x’d my Writing Speed with a Glass of Bourbon

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    How satisfied are you with your work?

    Be honest—how satisfied are you with your work right now? When was the last time you took a step back to assess your level of job satisfaction? Whether you're self-employed or work full-time, it's essential to regularly check in with yourself to measure your well-being

    How satisfied are you with your work?
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    How to ask clients for feedback

    When was the last time you asked your clients for genuine feedback on working together, beyond just revisions on projects and deliverables? Over the years, I've found it incredibly beneficial to do quarterly check-ins with every client to get a sense of how things are going. Not only

    How to ask clients for feedback
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    The WOOP Method

    If you're sick and tired of setting SMART goals, I've got a new framework for you. In my previous life as a personal trainer, we tossed the SMART acronym around like candy on Halloween. For those unfamiliar, SMART goals are: Specific Measurable Achievable Relevant Time-Bound It

    The WOOP Method