Tag Archives: freelancer

I was scared of starting conversations.

I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations. – Vance Joy, Riptide I hear you, Vance. I’m terrified of starting conversations. As a majorly introverted shy wallflower, I don’t like talking to new people. The idea of attending a networking event makes me start nervous-sweating and hoping … Read On ›

HOW Design Live Recap: My top takeaways

I kicked off summer with a trip to HOW Design Live in Atlanta. My absolute favorite thing was hanging out with my peeps from the Designers Roundtable (the accountability group I’m a member of). Like me, most of my Designers Roundtable peeps are freelancers who love their … Read On ›

Oh baby! I’m back in action.

I’m back in action! In my pre-baby post, 9 Tips for Freelancing and Maternity Leave, I outlined my plans for time off with my new daughter, Julia. I’m happy to say that everything went swimmingly! It made me wonder how the heck I ever survived my haphazard … Read On ›

Oh, baby! Freelancing and maternity leave.

If you didn’t catch my last newsletter where I shared the news, my second child—a baby girl!—is due to arrive October 2nd. Since self-employment doesn’t come with maternity leave, I had to create my own. Although I will miss the day-to-day at Jill Lynn Design, I’m taking time … Read On ›

CFBC 2014: My top 8 takeaways in tweets

Last year, the Creative Freelancer Conference was awesome. This year, it added a letter (B for business) to become the Creative Freelancer Business Conference, and guess what? It was even more awesome! Why? The reasons are plentiful. Some of my clients attended, I got to meet the members … Read On ›