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There are few things more exciting for a new business owner than signing that first client and having the chance to do what they love under the structure of their own business and brand, and in today’s market, freelancing is big business. In fact, a 2016 study by Upwork showed that there are 55 million freelancers in the U.S. alone, making up 35 percent of the American workforce.
If you’re thinking of joining the consulting club, let me be the first to congratulate you. You’re in for one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of your professional life, but only if you do the work to ensure that you protect yourself. Ignore this important step and you’re setting yourself up for a lot of unnecessary stress and possible burnout.
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