Extremes are a part of freelancer’s life. The work-from-home professionals can relate a lot with the “feast or famine” adage as they go through periods when there is plenty of work as well as absence of it. Well, everyone likes the former phase; no matter even if they can’t handle the whole thing. The latter is dreaded by many but if one is working as a freelancer one has to learn to live with this unpleasant reality. Acceptance makes management of unpleasant things a lot easier and we can transform them into productive periods if we try. Sounds a little amusing, isn’t it? It won’t when you get to know what you can do during downtime to improve productivity. In order to overcome stress and [&hellip

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What is it that you like most about your freelancing job? Freedom and flexibility, without a doubt! Of course, there are certain accompanying disadvantages but they are there in every job. As a freelancer, you are your own boss and get to control how you work, what you work on, with whom you work and where you work. No other job in this world comes with so many advantages and this is why freelancing has caught on the fancy of many professionals around the world. From writers to designers, everyone is trying their hand at this ‘cool’ job option and they are quite happy with the returns they are getting. But there are times when they think that managing the projects and assignments is a [&hellip

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Increasing the productivity does not mean working harder, but it means working smarter. Productivity is the combination of intelligent planning and hard work. The biggest productivity killer is mismanagement of work. When we do not plan our work and spread clutter all around our productivity reduces. When you go for an interview, you must be well prepared to answer the most common interview question the best tips on how to improve your productivity. We waste a lot of time in clearing up the clutter. There are some tips which should be followed by you to improve your productivity as a freelancer Prioritize Your Work Make a work schedule for the day and prioritize your work. It is very important for you to know what is [&hellip

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Hitting a creative block is one of the most dreaded fears of freelancers. Whether you are a designer or a blogger or any other freelancing professional, you don’t want to go through this depressing period because it is very difficult to handle the phase. Every  freelancer should know how to stay creative through tough times because freelance world never stays same. Well, it is tough to accept the harsh realities of life but one has to learn to deal with them because it makes you resilient and strong. Creativity is something that is imperative in the freelancing world. It is the thing that drives your business but in tough times it tends to take a backseat. Therefore, you must know how to stay creative through [&hellip

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Are you filled with an overwhelming sense of depression and dejection as you go about pursuing your work? Have you been feeling low and demotivated when it comes to your work life? Does it often occur to you that there is no purpose in the work that you do on a regular basis but still you can’t give it up? If your answer is a quick ‘yes’ to all these queries then you are working in an environment that promotes rat race. Rat race is a common phenomenon at workplaces these days and there are many professionals out there who feel that they are a part of this mindless phenomenon. Well, the tragedy of our times is that no matter how hard one tries, one [&hellip

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“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never learnt anything new”– these are the words of great genius Albert Einstein and they are true from every angle. One learns and grows by making mistakes but it is also true that some mistakes cost us a great deal and if we are not aware of them and keep on repeating them they can give us a hard time. Well, we make mistakes when we are negligent or in a hurry or lack understanding. But when we don’t have anyone to guide us the chances of making mistakes grow in an exponential proportion. Moreover, we may often not realize that we are making mistakes and that they need to be corrected. Freelancers are a lot who [&hellip

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