A freelancer is one who leaves full-time employment and brings all the skills and expertise acquired over the years to set up himself as a self-employed consultant with a strong knowledge base and willingness to take authority. A freelancer is his own boss and has the ability to make decisions to ensure that his business is a success and at any time be able to guide and direct clients where appropriate guidance is needed. A person who is not able to stay within the timelines or live up to client expectations and used to having a boss breathing down his neck to complete work has made a wrong career choice. The journey as a freelancer will become harder than you think.
Being a freelancer can be hard sometimes, especially in the beginning when your email inbox is full of rejection letters. It is of crucial importance that one believes in himself and his skills and abilities. A good freelance consultant will be persistent and will not stop looking for clients.