Freelance Road Trip Podcast with Alvalyn Lundgren
Freelance Road Trip Podcast with Alvalyn Lundgren 110: Mindset Shifts Every Freelance Creative Needs To Make

110. Mindset Shifts Every Freelance Creative Needs To Make

To succeed in business as a freelance creative requires shifting from functioning solely as a creative — an illustrator, a designer, a photographer, a copywriter, an artist — to functioning as the owner of a creative business. In this episode I share half a dozen shifts we need to make in how we think about what we’re doing, and why.

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Freelance Road Trip Podcast with Alvalyn Lundgren 103 When your client treats you like you're their employee

103. When Your Client Treats You Like You’re Their Employee

What do you do when a client wants to treat you as an employee rather than an independent freelance business owner? I answer two questions from freelancers dealing with this conundrum: the first centers on a retainer agreement and the second is dealing with a performance review. I present the case for why you’re not an employee, and ways you can respond if you find yourself working with a client who wants control. A third question deals with how to protect your work during a creative review.

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Freelance Road Trip Podcast by Alvalyn Lundgren 102 How To Crush Those Freelancing Fears

102. How To Crush Those Freelancing Fears

We all have them… those fears and uncertainties that restrict our forward motion. In this episode I share some insights about fear, risk, and consequences, and how you can accelerate through your own freelancing fears and leave them in the dust cloud behind you.

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Freelance Road Trip Podcast with Alvalyn Lundgren 101 The Value Of Our Creative Work

101. The Value Of Our Creative Work

Something that’s often disregarded is the value of creativity to business. There’s the mindset that, “You’re doing what you love to do. It’s creative, it’s fun. You shouldn’t expect to be paid much for it because your payment is in the enjoyment of what you do.” The thing is, though, that we need to look at what we do as having value beyond just the enjoyment.

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