29 May '15, 11pm

My freelance business almost failed this year. It was the best thing that almost happened to me.

My freelance business almost failed this year. It was the best thing that almost happened to me.

The past year has been very challenging for me. It resulted in an almost overall failure of my freelance business and a huge effect on my personal life. The feast/famine cycle is normal with freelancers in general: I have faced project failures before, disappointments, slow business and things just not working out over the past 15 years but not an overall business failure. This time it was almost an “erm…might be time to find a ‘real job ‘ “ sort of situation. It was very close and after many months of pounding the pavement and willingness to evolve I came out better for it. Here’s why my near failure was the best thing that almost happened to me in business: I Chiseled Away the Writing Set in Stone Or at least my illusion of it. When you freelance for a long time it’s easy to be set in the way you do things, how you interact with customers, the tools you use, down to how ...

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