Every week, we check in to see what really happens when you quit your day job to pursue freelancing full-time. Listen in Apple Podcasts
Flexibility isn't about working from your pajamas every day—it's about building the kind of life and career that you want. One that allows you to spend more time with people you care about, travel, exercise, or do whatever you'd rather be doing than working yourself to death climbing a corporate ladder.
If you're thinking about quitting your job to pursue freelancing full-time, consider Andys wise words: "The amount of savings you have is the amount of time you can afford before you have to look for a job again."
A big part of the reason Andy wanted to start freelancing full-time was to have more flexibility to travel. Now, he and his wife have booked one-way tickets to France! In this episode, we talk about his travel plans plus lots more.
To make it as a freelancer, you have to charge more than you were making as an employee. In today's episode we explore how Andy is handling his new freelance life including setting rates, pulling all-nighters, finding the right kinds of clients, setting your own deadlines and lots more.
When Andy signed up for UpWork around 8 months ago, he may not have imagined that it would eventually give him the ability to quit his job and freelance full-time. But that's exactly what happened.
New from Millo, 'My Freelance Life' is a weekly check-in with Andy, a desk-jobber-turned-full-time-freelancer. Every week, show host Preston will pick Andy’s brain and discover the truth behind what really happens when you decide to quit your job and pursue freelancing full-time.