'My Freelance Life' is a year-long weekly check-in with Andy, a desk-jobber-turned-full-time-freelancer. Every week, show host Preston will pick Andy’s brain and discover the truth behind what really happens when you decide to quit your job and pursue freelancing full-time.
029 “It's time to wrap up my story…”
Just over an year ago, Andy decided to quit his day job to go full-time into freelancing, travelling the world, and living life on his own terms. Today, we wrap up his 'freelance life' journey...
028 “How do I take some time off of work?”
Everyone needs a vacation - a time to recharge batteries and give their brain a well deserved rest. This holds true even more so for freelancers like Andy. In today’s episode, Andy shares his tried and tested tips to taking some time off of work without really affecting his freelance income.
027 “This new project is like solving a complex puzzle”
Sometimes there comes along a freelance project that is stimulating, even frustrating to some extent - but at the end of the day is just the right mix. In today’s episode, Andy gives us insights into such a new project, keeping his motivation level up, and how using a coworking space is increasing his productivity.
026 “Are fixed-priced freelance projects worth pursuing?”
When you’re getting paid for project completion and not for being “on the clock”, it’s quite a different experience for you and the client. But are fixed-priced projects really worth pursuing? In today’s episode, Andy gives us valuable insights on which pricing structure works best for him.
025 “I’m recording this from inside a coworking space!”
Andy’s temporary relocation was the perfect opportunity to try out something new in his freelance life… like joining a coworking space. In this episode, Andy reveals his decision to give coworking spaces a chance. So was it worth it? We discuss the takeaways so you can decide for yourself.
024 “This is shaping up to be my best month as a freelancer”
Andy has relocated to California for a few months, to spend time with family, all while continuing his work in full gear - thanks to his freelance lifestyle. In today's episode, Andy also talks about the transition being easier than he expected and how this month is shaping up to his best yet.
I quit my job today
I found this podcast on the same exact day that I told my boss that I am leaving the agency to move to Phoenix and become a freelancer. It's been an emotional day but this podcast gave me so much motivation and confirmation that this is the right thing to do. Thank you so much!