What's the thing that no one is talking about right now re: freelance?

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A total lack of financial responsibility. We made a killing these last few years and few really saved.

Glory days are behind us, friends. Like a new car off the lot, our value has depreciated.

...Until they realize how incompetent most new freelancers are to what we ‘pros’ do and then we’ll be ‘collectors cars’ again. It’s all a curve. Enjoy the free time if you can and nourish yourself.

Your output is only as good as your input.


No dumb at all. I think right now we should be taking money wherever we can get it.


The crowded pool.

I’m sorry a lot of my friends lost jobs due to Covid19. It f-cking sucks and you need to make a living. But this is how I make
My living! You’ve been comfortable full time. I made the choice to go freelance. Worked better for me and my family - and now, your getting some of gigs that could have been mine. Fewer gigs, more people in the talent pool. No bueno.

It’s tough. On one hand, I feel terrible for you. But on the other - I still need to make my mortgage too.


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