The 4 Essential Habits That Let You Finish Work by 4pm

Posted on: April 15th, 2015

Welcome to guest writer, Charles Bordet.

Over the years, I have tried tons of different methods, systems, tools and habits to improve my productivity.

My goal was to be the most efficient possible, to finish my work earlier and enjoy my free time by going out with my friends or making progress on my other personal side projects.

I realize that I was more motivated to finish work than I was to actually work. However, that motivation was, in fact, what pushed me to develop the powerful habits that have allowed me to increase the quality of my work while decreasing the amount of time I spend on it.

Today, I want to show you the four most essential habits that helped me and can help you as well.

 First Habit: Work on your most important project first thing in the morning
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Six ways to be more productive as a freelancer

Posted on: December 16th, 2013

Welcome to guest writer, Shannon Norman.

If you’re productive, it means you have the ability to get a lot of work done in less time. But how is this possible when you have so many things to do? These six tips will help you be more productive as a freelancer.

1. Be sure of the “what” and “when”
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Top tips when you hire a fellow freelancer to help you out

Posted on: October 12th, 2013

When you are snowed under with projects (and every freelancer experiences the feast/famine syndrome) do you work all hours,or do you ask fellow freelancers to help you out with your workload?

Sometimes I clear the workload by myself and, at other times, I call on someone else to help me out. It all depends on the situation. Of course, sharing your workload might save your stress levels but you also have to share the payment from the client.

When you call on the services of someone else, here are a few pointers to bear in mind:

1. It sounds obvious but make sure the person who is helping you is someone you rate highly. If their work is below the standard your client is used to receiving, you will have to spend time improving it. And the whole point of hiring them is to save you time – not to create more work for you.