10 things I’ve learned in the first year of working for myself

Twelve months ago, I gave up the security of working for a large company to step out to work for myself. At the time, some friends told me I was brave to give up a steady job in tough times. But I didn’t feel brave. I felt nervous. I knew I was ready for a new adventure but had no idea what might happen next. Work was changing from something structured into something that – succeed or fail – was my entire responsibility.

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