Chicago is a city of summer festivals. Every weekend has one or more to choose from. The annual Chicago Air & Water Show took place two weekends ago and marks the end of the major summer festivals. It also marks the end of summer for me.
I returned to full-time employment in April after 9 years of freelancing. I frequently see posts by people who leave full-time work for a freelance lifestyle. Here are my reasons for leaving freelance UX work:
Are drink plans worth it on a cruise? This is always a big question and depends on what the drink plan includes, what you drink and how much you drink. Keep in mind that a drink plan is not only for alcohol. Many drink plans start out with the basics of providing unlimited soda, domestic beers and bottled water.
This post is coming from the road as we are on the last leg of a last minute road trip. An ear infection for Kenn and doctor’s orders not to fly meant we had to come up with alternative plans to get to Miami for our cruise.
You might want something different in your career, relationship, finances or 100 other things. What we usually want is some kind of change we believe is better for us, as defined by us. Unfortunately, we might daydream frequently about these wants, but never take the time for focused thinking about them. Focusing on our specific wants and defining changes we need to make for success gets sidelined by the everyday.
It took a few contracts under my belt, but I eventually realized each new client brought with it a slew of new information I had to keep track of in order to work with them. From people to passwords, I quickly learned I could not keep it all in my head and needed a way to manage it.