The Human Freelancer

Happy and honest self-employment for conscientious newcomers

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Here’s a neat little preview of everything you gain when you buy The Human Freelancer book. This is the contents page with descriptions of what each chapter is about.

  1. Prologue: what the book is about and how it helps
  2. What the career adviser didn’t tell you: make a living from your talents and have a nice time
  3. What do you want out of this?: decide what you need and you’ll get it
  4. You have the right to call yourself whatever you like: discover your freelance identity
  5. Crush your reptilian fear: overcome what holds you back
  6. Beware the meaty perils of isolation: the benefits of being around humans
  7. How to survive criticism with self-esteem intact: turn bad situations good
  8. Vultures: be wary of free advice
  9. Don’t be an arsehole: nasty man shows you how not to behave
  10. What fluffers teach you about your job: enthusiastically describe what you do to other people
  11. Get your sanity checked: sympathetic chats make you feel better
  12. The portfolio paradox: work and experience
  13. Famines and feasts: cope better with work lulls
  14. What are you worth? money and value
  15. Sort your shit out: organisation and time
  16. Mammalian creativity: breed more ideas
  17. Personal projects: keep your skills sharp
  18. How to handle an arsehole: nasty woman shows you politics
  19. The tactful let-down: deliver bad news sensitively
  20. Play with the tadpoles: small clients are better
  21. How to freelance for agencies (and keep your principles): life as a mercenary
  22. Credit where credit’s due: give yourself some TLC
  23. The six ages of freelance: chart your progress
  24. Epilogue: reflections and goodbye
The Human Freelancer book

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Self-help business books perpetuate the myth that success is relentless growth and more of everything means progress. They preach about bookkeeping and market research: things you might need to do of course. But let’s face it they’re fucking boring.

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