I always advise people to leave themselves time for self-improvement.
What I mean by this is that whether you’re a 9-5’er or a freelancer, you want to have time set aside to learn new things.
This is because if your skills remain the same while your industry improves, you get left behind.
It’s also because you can’t change directions if all of your time is spent going in your current direction.
If you find yourself in a situation where you feel stagnant, or if not that, you feel like your current situation is hindering your ability to move forward, the solution may be to step backward instead of trying to maintain what you currently have going on and add to it. Continue reading “Step Backward to Move Forward (Selective Neglect)”