PlayStation veteran Shahid Kamal Ahmad left Sony to become an independent game developer. We discuss why he left and how he schedules his workday in his garden shed, the ShaShed.
Clients: Getting them (by marketing yourself), keeping them, and the dangers and rewards of taking them with you from your previous job.
Deciding where to get your work done can be a difficult challenge for an independent worker. Can you work out of the house? Does renting office space make sense? What about co-working spaces, or that long wooden table at your neighborhood Starbucks? There are a lot of options.
Myke Hurley, co-founder of Relay FM, discusses transitioning from his bank job to a full-time podcaster, including the inherent contradictions in working a dream job that never lets you take a vacation.
Just because you're independent doesn't mean you don't need a schedule. This episode is about building (and breaking) routines.
In our very first episode, David and Jason discuss narrowing scope and taking on too much work.