What Is Freedom, and Do We Really Want It?

What Is Freedom, and Do We Really Want It?

People talk about wanting freedom, but few truly do. Freedom requires personal responsibility and initiative, which few people want. Most prefer to be led – but with a light hand. Absolute freedom does not exist. What we can do is always constrained in many ways. Many people are okay with being “acceptably-constrained”. Do you know why?

Freelancing to Survive and Thrive in Times of COVID

Freelancing to Survive and Thrive in Times of COVID

One piece of very good news in the endless COVID mess: freelancing as a work choice is exploding. It has reached 36% of the U.S. workforce – 59 million workers. This excludes employees who do remote work or work from home. A freelance job is one where a person works for themselves, self-employed rather than employed by a company. Technology and freelance facilitators are making this work choice even easier.