My Freelance Life

By James Sowers

New from Millo, 'My Freelance Life' is a weekly check-in with Andy, a desk-jobber-turned-full-time-freelancer. Every week, show host Preston will pick Andy’s brain and discover the truth behind what really happens when you decide to quit your job and pursue freelancing full-time.

  1. 1.
    Testing, testing...is this thing on?
    5:46
  2. 2.
    029 “It's time to wrap up my story…”
    55:54
  3. 3.
    028 “How do I take some time off of work?”
    28:44
  4. 4.
    027 “This new project is like solving a complex puzzle”
    34:06
  5. 5.
    The Elephant in the Room…
    2:38
  6. 6.
    026 “Are fixed-priced freelance projects worth pursuing?”
    42:16
  7. 7.
    025 “I’m recording this from inside a coworking space!”
    34:50
  8. 8.
    024 “This is shaping up to be my best month as a freelancer”
    41:58
  1. 9.
    023 “Yesterday, I recorded my highest earnings ever as a freelancer!”
    43:11
  2. 10.
    022 “I’ve just passed the 1 year anniversary of leaving my full time job!”
    36:27
  3. 11.
    021 “How do I justify my ‘above market’ rate to clients?”
    36:43
  4. 12.
    020 “As a freelancer, my biggest advantage is only needing a handful of clients to succeed”
    36:40
  5. 13.
    019 “The easiest way to get paid more is to raise my rates”
    30:12
  6. 14.
    018 "Problem-solving every single day feels like a dopamine hit!”
    31:22
  7. 15.
    017 “My clients treat me like a teammate”
    34:04
  8. 16.
    016 “How do I avoid working for low-quality clients?”
    31:18
  9. 17.
    015 "I’m fortunate enough to hand-pick projects I work on”
    41:04
  10. 18.
    014 “I realized the work proposal in my email was from a very prominent client!”
    42:49
  11. 19.
    013 "I recorded my highest earned amount last week!"
    43:35
  12. 20.
    012 "I'm working less hours each day and having more time for relaxing"
    34:44
  13. 21.
    011 “I use a spreadsheet dashboard to keep track of my billable hours!”
    37:29
  14. 22.
    010 "How do I handle my freelancer taxes?"
    1:05:34
  15. 23.
    009 "My life flows in a different cadence"
    33:15
  16. 24.
    008 “It’s not always as pretty as it seems”
    27:06
  17. 25.
    007 “Flexibility doesn’t mean working from your pajamas every day”
    37:40
  18. 26.
    006 "How long do you want to give yourself before you have to start looking for a job again?"
    35:16
  19. 27.
    005 "We bought one-way tickets to France"
    39:16
  20. 28.
    004 “I charge more than double what I was making before”
    37:06
  21. 29.
    003 "How am I competing with people offering lower rates?" (The UpWork Episode)
    37:32
  22. 30.
    002 “It’s so nice to take your schedule into your own hands."
    38:14
  23. 31.
    001 "I realized: this is it! This is the thing I’ve been waiting for."
    29:50
  24. 32.
    000 "Dear friends, I have decided to leave the company." (Trailer)
    2:13

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