If you spend your days imagining elaborate ways you’d like to quit your job, it might be time to find a new way to channel that extra energy. One idea? Reimaging your career — and figuring out a way to become your own boss.
In the era of outsourcing and social media, there’s never been a better time to freelance. What’s more, the world of freelancing offers a heady mix of pleasures denied to the average 9-to-5er. Afternoon naps! PJs instead of suits! Off-peak gym membership! But, there are some downsides, too: struggling to maintain a work-life balance, a hermit-like existence, and that infernal tax-return form, to name a few. So, before you flounce out of the office Jerry Maguire-style (with or without Renée Zellweger in tow), we suggest you click through and read what the experts have to say.