How to find freelance work from home gigs in Canada.

How to find freelance work from home gigs in Canada.

(Originally published on Feb. 4, 2021. I recently updated this article with more info, including looking for work on Twitter!) Here in Canada, it sometimes feels like we have fewer options for work from home jobs compared to our American counterparts. Thing is though,...
How to setup different streams of income.

How to setup different streams of income.

We’re living at this strange time when $130,000 a year is considered ‘middle class’, and it’s not enough to just have a full-time job, or several part-time jobs anymore. I’ve always been a fan of having several sources of income, so here...
Tips for success for remote freelancers

Tips for success for remote freelancers

A lot of freelancers today would be wise to expand their offerings beyond their local communities. Today’s technology enables you to offer your products and services to a whole new group of customers. Thing is, working remotely can be complicated if you’re...
Have a lawyer review your contract.

Have a lawyer review your contract.

Whether you’re using a contract for your business, or you’ve got an offer on the table, you should always have a lawyer review your contract. Why? Because it’s a legally binding document, and paying an expert to look at it will could save you a lot...
Why you should be “difficult” to work with.

Why you should be “difficult” to work with.

It sounds bizarre, but I really do mean it: sometimes, you just have to be “difficult” to work with. Let me tell you why.   What it means to be ‘difficult’. Some people don’t like it when you do things the right way, whether...
Should you become a freelancer?

Should you become a freelancer?

A lot of people lost their jobs during the pandemic. Many people are in jobs they hate. Naturally, there are a lot more people out there thinking about getting into freelancing. The question is: should you become a freelancer? If you’re thinking about it, here...