The Independent Era
TS #108 | Work/life inspiration
Happy New Year.
I've been housesitting over Xmas and stayed to celebrate my mum's 70th birthday. Leaving drinks last night in McCarrolls’s - East Midlands’ first fully licensed barbers & ladies’ hair studio. Get a trim, have a coffee while you work and stay for cocktails or their evening clinic - very entrepreneurial!
50 years ago, when his dad ran his salon, haircuts were 25p - how things have changed.
Heading home today after a week of train strikes, we have a hybrid journey with rail replacement buses to look forward to. Let’s hope we don’t turn into pumpkins.
No wonder people want to avoid commuting and prefer home working.
Just reading Upwork's new research: the 2022 Freelance Forward survey, a study of 3K professionals, which The Freelance Informer has analysed in more detail.
Interesting viewpoints in this post. Many of us are undergoing a once-in-a-generation reassessment of what it means to have a fulfilling career.
"The result: in 2022, a staggering 39% of the US workforce, or…
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