Updated: Jul 5, 2019
Every year, millions of corporate employees fantasize about breaking out of their cube shackles to start a consulting business. In fact, freelancers make up 35% of our national economy—that’s 53 million people! Are you going to be one of them in 2017?
Before you make that jump, answer these nine questions.
#1 Are you obsessed with it?
#2 Does it scare the sh*t out of you? (in a good way)
#3 Do you get bored with routines?
#4 Are you exceptionally self-disciplined?
#5 Do you have back up in the bank?
#6 Are you able to turn off the perfectionist gene?
#7 Do you enjoy your own company?
#8 Are you a natural or unlikely sales person?
#9 Are you prepared for blowback?
Well there you have it…did you answer a Big Fat Yes to all of these? Yes, there are many other factors that go into deciding to go freelance, but you’re off to a great start!