How to Survive the Bizarro World of a Bizzaro Freelancer
“A freelancer is anyone who spends money on a freelance contract.”—Hannah Gershon, founder of Freelance Bartender.
“You could call someone a freelancer, but it’s a misnomer.
A freelancer isn’t a freeloader, they’re a freelance.
They have a business, they pay their bills.
They are a freelocate.
The term is a misdirection.
It’s a disguise.”—Gwyneth Jones, founder and CEO of CreativeLive.
“A lot of people would rather have a contract than a job.
You know, we have a great relationship with our clients, but a contract has a lot more value to me.
I have a job to do, and I don’t want to lose it.”—Jennifer Koehn, co-founder and CEO at Ethereal.
“We’re a business.
We need people.
I do not want to work with a company that I don