As a Forbes Coaches Council member, I was asked to give a short answer to this question which was compiled with other council members and published.
My answer is #10 – I hope you get value from it!
If you’re thinking of joining the freelance economy, you’re not alone. One source says that by 2020, 50% of America’s workforce will be engaged in some sort of freelance work. After all, who wouldn’t want to be their own boss, have a flexible schedule, and pursue a line of work in line with their own values?
Despite the draw to freelancing, there are some inherent risks and downsides. We asked 10 coaches of Forbes Coaches Council to explain what these are and how to overcome them. Here’s what they said…