The Shift: Issue #12
How to survive the Covid storm when you’re a solopreneur; top tips for going freelance; online communities; Government comms jobs.
How do you feel about the prospect of a second lockdown?
Would you do it differently?
If money were no object, I’d move to the south of France with my freelance family and collaborate on some projects - host events, workshops, cooking, Aperitivo, massage, sunshine, walks, and learn French again. I spent far too much time on my own during the lockdown.
I enjoyed this article by Rosie Murray-west - Progress: how to survive the Covid storm when you’re a sole trader.
Rosie talks about dealing with the mental health fallout from running a business alone during a pandemic.
Loneliness and isolation – having no one to bounce ideas off
Homeschooling at the same time as working – feeling exhausted physically and mentally
Working longer hours to try and compensate for the economic slowdown and minimise the impact on your business; doing overtime with no breaks.
Day bleeds into the night when you’re working online at home. It’s hard to switch off when everything you read, see and do fee…
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