• Being a successful freelancer requires high productivity. Putting your brain in work mode, taking care of yourself physically, futurecasting and scheduling, and purposefully ignoring electronic butterflies are important methods to keep yourself on track with your work and meet your deadlines. They are all important, but they are not the most important. You cannot ignore […]

  • My previous posts in the Productivity series focused on ways to improve productivity by putting your brain in work mode, by taking care of yourself physically, and by futurecasting and scheduling. This topic deals with the most effective way to derail your productivity: chasing butterflies. Butterflies Are Harmless Beauties, Aren’t They? No. They are evil […]

  • As a Christian and a sole proprietor of my editing business, I do operate with prayer at the forefront. Merriam-Webster defines this informal phrase as an idiom meaning “without much chance of success.” When it comes to your freelance business, you want to avoid operating in a happenstance framework. No corporation operates without plans and […]

  • Neglecting your workforce is the second roadblock given in the initial article of this series on productivity. An independent contractor is a workforce of one. To operate productively, we must take care of ourselves by tending to the Big Three—sleep, exercise, and diet. Sleep Some successful people claim to sleep only 4–6 hours each night. […]

  • Some People Have The Idea That Working From Home Is A Perpetual Comfort Fest.