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I think I fit in the “pushover” category. Oops!
Which one best describes you and your freelancing methods? Can you think of any more”breeds” or definitions?
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I’m the pushover mixed with the no business sense…I think that the two go hand-in-hand.
I think that there needs to be a Feast or Famine Freelancer. I would fit in there really well.
Oooh, good suggestion, Tammi!
I didn’t add it originally (I will, though!), but I think I fit best in the “pushover” definition, and would probably fit into “feast or famine,” too! That’s great thinking! Now we just need to come up with a good definition…
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That was way too cool! Thanks for posting the link. I’m partly a 2 and partly an 11. But not the total sum of either. I usually do think I’m cool (likely I’m not) — but when it comes to writing I can help out clueless clients (see there I go talking like I’m better). But I also listen to others, which does not fit. And I hold back the eye rolling when I work on say, client resumes… so I’m not scaring folks. And as for the “In it for the money” category (#2) — I am. But it’s not because I lost something along the way. It’s because I do always think of writing as my job…not a calling or a magical art form. It pays the bills. And along the way it’s better than dealing with co-workers.
Hmmm, can we have an “Island of Misfits” category?