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Working independently in the modern gig economy requires strong personal management abilities and assertive yet professional communication skills. This unit provides practical techniques for taking ownership of your time, energy, and mental focus so you can succeed as a freelancer or contractor.
We will explore essential self management tactics like goal-setting, priority management, scheduling, organisation tools, and maintaining work-life balance. You'll learn systems to keep yourself motivated, pacing your workload to avoid fatigue.
Another aspect of success in the gig economy is the ability to converse in an assertive way. This empowering skill set enables you to clearly convey your value, set boundaries, and negotiate win-win arrangements while avoiding conflict.
With disciplined self-management and professional assertive communication, you can take control of your livelihood in the independent gig workforce.