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A year ago at this time, I blogged about starting my own company. As I pursued this dream, I not only gained valuable insight into running my own business, but I also gained a newfound sense of self. It is incredibly empowering to set high goals for yourself and to systematically achieve them… And I found myself changed by the experience.
October marks the 6 month anniversary of striking out on my own as a freelancer. The past few months have been an amazing experience. Surprisingly, I’ve learned more about myself than I would have predicted. Here I share 6 lessons every designer (not just freelancers) should learn.
If you follow me on twitter, chances are you saw my announcement mid-March that I would be leaving Thermos to pursue my own business. It was a difficult decision: made after a lot of thought and planning. But I knew this was the right choice to make when the pieces started falling into place. So after working on my own for the past month, here are four observations on flying solo.