My Biggest Surprise as a New Freelancer

It has been almost two months since I left classroom teaching and ventured out on my own as a teacherpreneur.  I love being my own boss and feel that I definitely made the right decision.  I was interested in the Forbes article that predicts that “more than 40% of the U.S. workforce will be made up of freelance workers by the year 2020”.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2016/02/08/ready-to-leave-your-corporate-job-and-start-freelancing-heres-what-you-need-to-know/3/#6296ce2472f0

The article provides some good questions to ask before launching oneself as a freelancer.  I do believe that I have the motivation to work on my own however I have made one crucial error.  Constantine Anastasakis, Senior Director of Business Development and Strategy for Fiverr (an online marketplace for freelancers) says that “one of the worst mistakes new freelancers can make is selling themselves short “. This means doing too much work for too...

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