When I finished college, I had a dream of doing it my own way.
It wasn’t a particularly detailed dream. I’d never worked a corporate job, and I didn’t have a family, so my vision was mostly of sitting on the couch and watching baseball while working – with ample breaks for Civilization and Mario Kart.
And it was glorious.
But things changed quickly. What started as a viable replacement for my college job in the deli, soon became a career. As my client portfolio grew and my businesses sprouted from those contracts, I took my work more seriously.
I setup a home office space, carved out dedicated hours every day in which to work, and maintained meticulous schedules.… Read More