Often in a world where we prioritize adult responsibilities and the day-to-day hassles of life, the idea of setting aside time and money for something fun seems frivolous. People forget that creative endeavours are worthwhile.
You labour. Then you invoice and get compensated. That’s the definition of business. Yet, what if your clients take their sweet time when it comes to compensating you? You need cash now. But in this case, your sense of urgency and that of your clients probably aren’t the same. Cash flow is important to every business. However, when you are a freelancer running a creative business — and your livelihood depends on your clients’ payments. The quicker you can get them to pay an invoice, the better.
Whether you fear to spend your life doing a job that you have no passion for or you have been in the workforce for a while and are entering a mid-life crisis, it is common to consider a career change.
You may be ready to throw caution to the wind and give up the security of your day job to chase your dreams.