Five Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Working for Myself


The awesome Lifehacker website recently featured some of the downsides of self-employment.  Short version:

  1. You might be the worst boss ever!
  2. You Are the CEO, Sales Department, Product Department, IT and Customer Support Team, Operations Team, and Janitor
  3. You Might Not Remember What "Free Time" Is Anymore
  4. The "Feast or Famine" Cycle Is a Vicious Rollercoaster
  5. You Might Envy Your Salaried Colleagues

We love entrepreneurship here at Click Workspace, but it is important for folks to know the pros and cons to the this career path.  Read the full article here.

Living Life in the Freelance Lane: Tips & Tricks for ‘lancers


The great folks at DeskMag, an online resource for coworkers, put out this nice article: Living Life in the Freelance Lane: Tips & Tricks for ‘lancers.   The opening sets the tone...

Coworking is where freelancing begins, but it isn’t where it ends. You need to know your rights, stay on top of your financial education and keep moving forward with the inspiration to succeed (without falling in to the side ditch of being professionally unemployed). Some say freelancers have the freedom to work any 13 hours of the day they like, but the smarter ones know they could set themselves free to the Four Hour Workweek.

Read the whole thing here.