Welcome to Series 3 of the Plutus Awards Podcast! The team is excited to present a new series of episodes, providing our listeners with the best actionable tips and personal success stories from superstars in our community and from the diverse experiences of many creators and entrepreneurs.
Preparing For and Overcoming a Break In Income
Successfully Taking a Sabattical From Freelance Writing
Whether in the form of an illness, caring for a loved one, or the loss of a loved one, sometimes life steps in and you need time away from work. What do you do when difficulties enter your life and you can no longer bring in any income?
Our host, Sarah Li Cain, speaks with Laura Gariepy about the recent loss of her father, how it affected her freelance career, and the kind of relationships she developed that allowed understanding with her clients. Laura also shares about the safeguards she had in place that allowed her the time away and what things are like now that she is working again.
- How her father’s illness affected Laura’s outlook on money vs family
- What it was like navigating a return to work during the pandemic
- How using LinkedIn has been profitable in gaining clients
- The biggest lesson she has learned about her business and herself
About Laura Gariepy
Laura Gariepy is the owner of Every Day by the Lake, LLC, a freelance written content creation company that helps busy business owners stay top of mind with their target audience. She is also a business coach to new and aspiring freelancers and runs an online resource hub for freelancers called Before You Go Freelance.
You can learn more about her by visiting her website, Before You Go Freelance.