Christmas Plans

What are you planning to do over the holiday period? Does it involve lots of drinking whilst desperately trying to still keep on top of your inbox?

For freelancers, the holiday period can be a difficult thing to navigate. You probably can’t pass your entire business over to someone else, and virtual assistants who are willing to work the whole period are hard to find (but not impossible, so that’s something to consider).

In this post I thought we’d talk about why it’s so hard to deal with the holidays as a freelancer or small business owner, and what you can do about it.

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How I got more done this year than ever before, whilst working fewer hours

Productivity and efficiency: two of my favourite words. When my old philosophy professor used to tell me off for saying “Have a good day!”, I switched to “I hope your day is pleasant and productive!” because to me at the time productive = good.

Efficiency pervades every aspect of my life. From my morning routine to the way I structure my working day, and even when and where I see┬ámy friends, I’m constantly seeking ways to make myself run more efficiently like a Borg drone grasping for knowledge.

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