The truth is that the shift from agency job to freelance can be intimidating, but it can be a lot less scary if you have a plan for how to make that transition and actionable steps to take you from here to there. For me, I knew I wanted to pursue lettering. I figured out what kind of work I wanted to do once I left the agency, how much financial cushion I needed to feel comfortable before quitting my job, and started working towards making those things a reality!
I truly believe that this is a transition almost anyone can make. So, I spent a while thinking hard about the things that took me from miserable-at-an-agency to my-own-boss-and-loving-it. And from that I came up with 5 actionable steps YOU can take to start positioning yourself to go freelance while you’re still at your full-time job.