Class is in Session: Continued Education for Freelancers

Class is in Session:  Continued Education for Freelancers

While you may not have a locker combo or backpack full of textbooks anymore, there’s no reason why you can’t continue your education once you’re a full-time freelancer.  In fact, learning new skills and adapting to the changing work landscape is crucial if you want to maintain a long (and successful) career.  We’ve outlined some great ways to keep the learning going below:

Are You Ready to Outsource?

Are You Ready to Outsource?

You’ve made it this far in your professional life without outsourcing, right?  Surely you can continue to win great clients and produce high-quality work, all while managing the administrative side of your business AND maintaining your social life?  Yes, while you might be tempted to try and do it all, it can actually lead to less productive workdays and longer hours.  The great thing about today’s digital environment is that it makes it easier than ever to connect with talent that can help you advance your business and free you up to do more important tasks. Check out a few benefits of outsourcing below:

Make This Spring Your Most Productive Yet

Make This Spring Your Most Productive Yet

Spring has officially sprung, and if you find that all your good New Year’s intentions have disappeared, you’re not alone.  Staying productive is the eternal challenge for some of us, especially when you work for yourself and don’t have anyone to stop you from taking a mid-afternoon dance break (or nap).  There are a few simple ways to kick your own butt and get your productivity mojo back.

How To Save Money Without Really Trying

How To Save Money Without Really Trying

Yes, we’re about to get into money talk (cringe), but bear with us - saving money, as unglamorous as it may be, is essential for freelancers and entrepreneurs.  You can never predict when you’ll hit a slow work period and the amount of money coming in isn’t quite what you hoped.  Having savings built up for times like these, as well as for any emergencies or big life events, can help alleviate some of that stress.  We’ve found some good tools that make it easy to save without trying too hard.

New Year’s Resolutions Freelancers Should Make

New Year’s Resolutions Freelancers Should Make

The new year is here, and while many have resolved to hit the gym more often or eat fewer bags of chips, now is a great time to give yourself a leg up when it comes to your freelance business.  If you’re stuck on where to start, no worries – we have come up with three resolutions you can actually keep.

Should You Play Santa?: Gifts for Freelance Clients

Should You Play Santa?:  Gifts for Freelance Clients

The holidays will be here faster than you can say “reindeer games,” and while you might have gifts chosen for your loved ones, it can be trickier knowing if you should buy gifts for your clients.  The short answer is yes, but there are some things to keep in mind:

North Dallas Entrepreneur Reuben Miller Aims to Transform Fitness

North Dallas Entrepreneur Reuben Miller Aims to Transform Fitness

We’ve all seen them – the people on Instagram shilling magical “flat tummy tea,” the workout routines that value speed over proper form, the infomercials that claim that their patented meal program is guaranteed to help you lose weight.  The plethora of fad diets and exercises on the market have plagued the fitness industry for years, but HeadSpace member Reuben Miller wants to change that. 

Who Run the World? Female Entrepreneurs: Part 2

Who Run the World?  Female Entrepreneurs:  Part 2

Last month we brought you the first installment of our female member series.  While women-led businesses continue to grow in numbers, it can still seem like a lonely place, especially in male-dominated industries.  We spoke with Jennifer Schaumberg, an employee of Fuse Solutions, to find out her experiences with coworking and small business life.