I recently had a friend and old freelance partner mention to me they were having long term issues getting paid by a client and sent them this video. Besides the humorous title it’s actually a really informative video on why you need a lawyer, good contracts and how to protect yourself in business relationships. Disclaimer: Read More
One thing I have learned over my years of freelancing is the value of the saying “time is money.” Sure it’s cliché and overused, but opportunity cost is something very few people keep front of mind and ensure they are doing their best to be aware of. Wasted time is wasted money.
One of the toughest things about working as a freelancer and/or in startups is that it’s risky. It seems obvious, but it certainly takes a certain type of person to be comfortable with the level of risk involved. You have to back yourself, your ideas, your colleagues and you have to have confidence that things Read More
One of the bonuses and also challenges of being a coder is that you’re often required to learn more and expand your knowledge. Even with a role as defined as mine I am still learning more and at the moment I have two challenges for the next few months to try and get my head Read More
I’ve been hiding for months now, it’s time to stop. Today is Day 0 of 9 days and just the start.
I talk about work often. Not just online but also in general conversation. There are a few reasons for this, but mostly it’s because I enjoy my work and that the type of work I do is quite consuming of my brain. It occupies enough of my thoughts that some nights I dream up solutions Read More
Several months ago I began making plans to move to New York with We Are Hunted. I finished up a lease on an amazing apartment in Sydney, I paid of some debts, sold some junk and generally rearranged my life. But as happens with many startups, things changed and as a result this is no Read More
One of the ways which I think a lot of people distinguish themselves is through their work. They carry around their job like a badge of honor, even if it’s not a job they love. My parents are both blue collared workers and my father will tell you that he hates his work, but I’ve Read More