10th September 2020
Four Years in Freelance Writing: Every Lesson Learned
Lesson one. Tell everyone you’re pregnant and the internet loses its collective shit. But seriously. If you follow me on LinkedIn, you’ll likely have been bugged by those annoying ‘celebrating four years at Katie Lingo’ notifications. Sorry about that. In 2016, post-Brexit vote but pre-Trump, my good friend Jonny and I were sitting in a […]
8th July 2020
Is Business Coaching Right for You?
Business coaching. Like it or loathe it, the industry is growing, and was valued at $15 billion globally in 2019. The definition of “business coach” is a bone of contention. Some prefer to focus solely on advancing the goals of their clients’ businesses, while others use “coach” as an umbrella term for life coaching, encompassing […]
17th June 2020
Is 'Freelancer' a Dirty Word?
Owen Turner – United by Design Today is National Freelancers’ Day – a celebration of the finest self-employed talents out there, whose contributions make up some 5 million of the UK’s workforce. As a proud freelancer, I like to think I espouse good values. Professionalism, reliability, courtesy. Ask any other and you’ll doubtless hear the […]