I Left the 9-to-5, Now I Work All the Time — So Why Am I Happier?

Reflections on my first official six weeks as an “entrepreneur”

Home office set up for an online meeting with a plant in the foreground
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hen the opportunity came to build my career 2.0 I was excited at first. But everything I learned about freelancing 20 years ago is painfully out of date. Instead of simply looking up names and contacts of various editors, it’s all about building a brand and digital marketing.