After becoming a freelancer, my life was changed in every way. I found that I had a lot of freedom, which made me think more about my dreams and the life I really want for my kids. It’s like a whole new world just opened up to me! One that I never saw in my dreams. Wow! I was excited. I would wake up in the morning, send the kids to school, then crawl back into bed with my laptop. I would spend long hours on my computer. I was just getting started in the online world, so everything was all new and exciting to me. There was just so much to learn.
As I’m writing this, I’m reflecting on those days. And guess what? I’m actually sitting up in bed and feeling very relaxed writing this post. It’s a great feeling, just knowing that I don’t have to rush out of bed in the mornings to get a cab for work. It’s a great feeling knowing that I can work in my pajamas and eat breakfast in bed while working. I wouldn’t exchange this life for anything.
I started off 3 years ago freelancing as a transcriber and now I’m also a web designer, a social media manager, an author, a freelancing consultant, a speaker, a trainer, a teacher [I teach computer skill], a blogger and I also created a course. I outlined all that I do now to show you that the possibilities are endless. There is no limit to what you can achieve online. And believe me when I tell you, I started out as a complete dummy on the internet. I did know how to google but I didn’t have any skills to earn money online. And it just took a couple years for me to achieve all this. So just imagine how much more I’ll be doing in the next 10 years, just imagine.
It was nice talking to you today. Look out for the next post.
Layten · January 19, 2018 at 1:52 pm
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Jerome · January 19, 2018 at 3:10 pm
Word up!! Layten. The truth is the truth, we have to be hungry enough to go out of our own comfort zones, push hard and make something happen. Thanks for your blog. You continue to inspire the greatness in me, and in all of us.
Layten · January 19, 2018 at 3:13 pm
Jerome you are absolutely right. And I’m happy I was able to inspire you. Don’t give up, remember you just got started.
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Layten · January 19, 2018 at 5:58 pm
Awesome! I will message you to set an appointment.
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Layten · January 19, 2018 at 7:17 pm
Thank you. I did it and you can do it too.
Beverly · January 19, 2018 at 8:44 pm
Layten · January 19, 2018 at 8:58 pm
Thank you Beverly. I’m here for you guys.
Bea Queen · January 19, 2018 at 9:22 pm
So glad that you’re able to share your freelancing story and skills to a wider audience. What took you so long?☺
Layten · January 19, 2018 at 9:25 pm
It’s the right time. I have developed enough, skill and confidence to help the wider audience. ?
Sedonia · January 20, 2018 at 2:37 am
Congratulations Layten. I remember once I had to ask you, “Do you sleep?” Hard work does pay off. Keep on striving!!
Layten · January 20, 2018 at 2:48 am
Lol, I get asked that question a lot. In our journey as freelancers we have to work long hours from time to time, to set things in motion.
Ornella · January 20, 2018 at 12:28 pm
Congratulats Latyten. Will you be coming to Montego Bay anytime soon? If not when is your next class?
Layten · January 20, 2018 at 12:30 pm
Hi Ornella, yes classes will be held in Montego Bay. I’ll update you with the dates.
Sheree · January 29, 2018 at 4:36 pm
Pretty awesome Layten! I just took the jump myself into Freelancing. Have a long way to go but I am encouraged by your story
Layten · January 29, 2018 at 4:39 pm
Welcome to our world!! You made the right decision.
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