Over 25 years of being freelance for acclaimed TV and Live Event exec Jacqui Moore; this is a box-set of experience to binge on. An English woman in New York, she set up Brits In The Box to help others in the industry working overseas.
Hear freelance tips on personal marketing, keeping connections alive, finding out what it is you're really after and taking care of yourself along the way.
Here’s some of the key takeaway points:
Get a range of experience under your belt early on instead of specialising too soon, it sets you apart
Remember her BREAK rules for marketing yourself: B - Busy - Always be busy R - Resume - It’s more than just 2 pieces of paper E - Expertise - know what makes you different A - Accept - be open to other areas and invitations K - Keep in touch authentically
Keep your network relationships alive. Be helpful routinely, don't wait until you need something from someone to get in touch!
As a freelancer you need to figure out what motivates you, what are your values?
Remember: whatever goes wrong, things always work out
Try meditation: take care of your mind as well as your body
Stop comparing yourself to other people - you’re on your own journey
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