As freelancers, we have to maintain professional productivity, even if our office is the kitchen table and our IT staff is our teenaged offspring.
How can we obtain cooperation for our work from our household?
If we can get any degree of consistent support from those we live with, we increase our chances of success.
However, what can we do if our family or community actively denigrates the very idea of our working?
This can happen when a job, or this sort of job, is not an expected or accepted role for us, in the eyes of those around us. Let’s figure out how to disarm critics and garner enthusiastic backing.
Our personal sound bite
First, we need to develop a 30-second explanation of our work to share with anyone who wants to know. How we present our work and ourselves can make a huge difference in how others regard us. High-powered and high-priced career transformation gurus teach this concept, so apply it assiduously, for free.
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