Monday, August 24, 2009

Freelancing: turning ideas into productivity

If you're a freelancer, you know that the lack of structure can be one of the hardest parts of the job. Ritu over at has some concrete suggestions for turning an idea into an actual product:

  • Generate ideas
  • Eliminate ideas
  • Set goals
  • Make a to-do list
  • Manage your time
  • Develop a "productivity strategy"
  • Take appropriate actions

To find out more about each step, read the whole post.

Interestingly, the same steps also apply to the act of creating children's literature. In my experience, the big difference is the amount of time it takes to get paid (8 years and counting).

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