How not to lose your marbles while freelancing in India ?

When I searched for the origin of the world hustle on Dictionary.com, it showed me that it can be traced back to 17th century Dutch-root. How it’s still going strong in 21st century’s Indian freelancing scenario is totes amazeballs. Well, hustle is the one action I have been lectured on a lot (and rightfully so), … Continue reading How not to lose your marbles while freelancing in India ?

The curious case of neighborhood trolls

In India, hapless politicians make up the primary target group for trolls to assault. Other than them, A-listed Bollywood stars with ‘questionable’ patriotism, cricketer who posts picture with beautiful wife in ‘so-called’ western dress, youth-driven pages with whiffs of feminism- are most loved hunting grounds for trolls. In any case, today, I am not keen … Continue reading The curious case of neighborhood trolls

5 freelancing woes (apart from delayed payments & impossible deadlines)

Freelancing gave me the opportunity to be my own boss, to work for flexible hours and to pick and choose the projects after my choice. However, any freelancer worth her salt would tell you that two of the biggest headaches that come with self-employment are – chasing away the clients for payment and meeting the … Continue reading 5 freelancing woes (apart from delayed payments & impossible deadlines)