Here's a bonus episode of the podcast, recorded live with IPSE at a WeWork in Manchester, UK, on 6th March 2019. It features previous guests Kelly Gilmour-Grassam and Ian Paget of Logo Geek. How have they grown their businesses in the years since we last spoke?Read More
Like many of us, Lucas often finds himself working too much. And despite living in the countryside in Brazil, he says it’s keeping a good balance that’s the most difficult thing about being freelance.
We chat about how he manages his workload, what his plans are for the future, and how a school illustration project he took on led to having a book published and distributed to schools across Brazil.Read More
What do you get when you connect community-minded freelancers who like working collaboratively?
You get a collective, that’s what. It’s a bit like an agency, but with more freedom and shared responsibilities.
Lyndsey formed her collective because she wanted to open herself up to some new opportunities. Bigger clients and meatier work. Let’s find out how it’s going, shall we?Read More
Realising he was the bottleneck that was preventing his business from growing, Jared Gold took action. He now runs two design companies and is finding ways to use his own time more effectively. Jared talks about learning to prioritise sales ahead of exploring new systems and processes, learning from business books and industry experts, and working with a team of freelancers to scale his business.Read More
Cath started out trialling freelance work alongside a full-time job. Within a month, she’d left the job behind and gone freelance full-time.
Cath chats about working flexibly from the deck of a cruise ship, speaking at an event in Las Vegas, using plugins and apps to create quotes and proposals, and what it’s like to be always learning.Read More
Most freelancers embrace the opportunity to work independently. They avoid growth, preferring instead to stay the one-man (or -woman) band that allows them to avoid paying someone else’s salary.
Mariana isn’t most freelancers. She’s moved to an agency model because she believes she can do greater work when she’s part of a team. And she’s determined to create the perfect environment in which that team can thrive.Read More