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Not all clients are good clients. If you don't manage the herd, you could lose the farm. This is why it's important to consider the right time, and right way, to fire a client.
Jason and David discuss their home-office set-ups and the challenges they face when working in a house they share with other people.
You can't earn a living as a Free Agent if you don't get paid. In this episode we discuss why true professionals ensuring they're being compensated. When you're on your own, you're the one who has to make sure that the money is flowing in.
A new year brings accounting and tax challenges for independent workers, so we asked accountant and financial advisor Andrew Carroll to join us.
Being good at what you do isn't enough. You also need customers, clients, or whatever else you need to pay for shoes. That means you need to promote yourself. But you can be really great at what you do and still be terrible at self-promotion.
David's Mac Power Users co-host Katie Floyd, a very recent Free Agent herself, tells us about the early days of her independent life.
We discuss cultivating and managing multiple income streams, why it's so important to do so, and both the risks and benefits of getting your money from a bunch of different places.
Planning and taking vacations as an independent worker.
In a wide-ranging episode, David and Jason answer your letters and tweets.
Managing email and setting rules about how you use it.