10 tips for happy self-employment: part 1

Official stats out this week show that more and more people are choosing self-employment.  I have been self-employed for over 14 years – here is part 1 of 3: tips for happy self-employment:

  1. Design it around your values – what is important to you
  2. Delegate the bits you hate/aren’t good at
  3. Make time to think, reflect and plan
  4. Invest in your skills
  5. Make time for breaks
  6. Have a separate work space
  7. Maintain clear boundaries, time and space, if you work from home
  8. Switch off your Blackberry/Ipad/Iphone
  9. Invest in your knowledge
  10. Get a coach/mentor

Part 2 next week will share 10 more tips for happy self-employment.

Have you read our Career Strategies bulletins? Follow this link for more useful advice:. Topics include work of passion, career vision, flexible working.



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Talent liberator - career change, executive coaching and employee engagement. PS Love writing too and write many articles. Background in marketing and brand strategy and communication and unusual analytical and lateral brain - great for new career directions and ideas!
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