Yesterday I had the utmost pleasure of speaking at the Women’s Travel Festival here in New York on the topic of “Ditching the 9 to 5.” The room was filled with wonderful women who had gathered together to hear my story and any actionable tips I could share about how to go from a… [Read More]
I read today that Forbes projects more than half the U.S. work force will be freelance come 2020; for our sake as a society I truly hope so. Technology gives us the flexibility to work from anywhere in the world, to communicate with co-workers although we are on different timezones and I hope that in the future we can afford our dreams without being chained to a desk and sacrificing our passions in the process.
For quite sometime now, I have flirted with the idea of taking time to freelance and focus on my writing. To step off the corporate treadmill and enter the renegade world of freelancing seemed at once thrilling and terrifying. From a 9-5 job to a full-time travel writer, I explore my decision to step off the corporate track and into the world of freelance.