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Call them freelancers, digital nomads, entrepreneurs, contractors or consultants–the number of independent workers in the United States is on the rise and poised to comprise 40% of our workforce by 2020. As it relates to creatives, roughly 31% of people in the Arts and Media industry are self employed and have seen 17% growth over[...]

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January 2nd is upon us and most have gone through the annual rite of making resolutions that, more than likely, we will break by Easter. I'm one of the millions of people who start off with the best of intensions, only to succumb to the realities and demands of life. Or in my case, the[...]

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This past Labor Day marked not only the official end of Summer, but more specifically, the fantastic 'Summer of Stephanie' has also come to a close and my year long career break is slowly but surely winding down. The good news is, I have a girls’ trip coming up in Curaçao, in which I will[...]

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Deciding to become a Freelancer for a year was one of the best decisions I’ve made, but it has also challenged my skillfulness. Being independently employed will test your capacity to be disciplined and focused, to expertly manage finances, your salesmanship and your communication style.  All of which are invaluable skills that Creatives don’t necessarily[...]

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