How would you like to make an extra six figures every year? It may sound too good to be true, but it’s not. Many freelancers have discovered this secret and are now making a lot more money than they ever thought possible. How do they do it? By being disciplined! In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of discipline and how it can help you achieve your goals as a freelancer. We will also share one trick that helped our friend turn his life around and start making more money than he ever thought possible.
If you’re like most freelancers, then you probably know how difficult it can be to stay disciplined. It’s super easy to get sidetracked and push your work off until later. But if you want to be successful, then you need to learn how to discipline yourself. One way that you can do this is by setting goals for yourself and then sticking to them. Another way is by making sure that you are always working on your craft and improving your skills. If you can do these things, then you will find that it becomes much easier to stay disciplined and achieve your goals.
One trick that helped our friend turn his life around was setting a goal of earning an extra $100 per day. At first, this may seem like a fairly large jump in how much he was already making, but for Jerry making an extra $100 dollars per day, would open up a ton of options in his life. So he decided to shoot for the goal of an extra $100 dollars a day, but he also knew that he didn’t want to additional time at work, because he had a 5 year old daughter he wanted to spend as much time as possible with. So Jerry found a way to make an extra $100 dollars per day without working any additional hours. And do you know what? He did it!
How did he do it?
He created systems for everything in his career. As a freelancer he had a lot of freedom. Freedom in who he worked with, how he worked, where he worked, but sometimes too much freedom can become a hinderance to success. The secret that Jerry stumbled upon is you need to create disciplined freedom. Disciplined freedom is different from the general freedom that everyone know, disciplined freedom is having the freedom to create chains in your life in the right manner, that helps you maximize your success.
For Jerry he created chains by setting up a daily routine, and following it. He started waking up at 430am every day, and going to sleep by 1100pm. In between those hours he would work on getting new clients for his freelance business, working with current clients, and writing blog posts. This system helped him become more focused, because he knew that if he didn’t get new clients or work on projects during those specific hours, then he wouldn’t make his goal of $100 extra dollars per day.
What’s also important to note is that Jerry didn’t just create any old system, but a system that worked specifically for him and his lifestyle. This is crucial because if you try to copy someone else’s without understanding the why behind that person’s schedule, then you could begin doing things that furthers that person’s goal, and not your own.
To sum it all up, if you want to make an extra six figures as a freelancer, then you need to be disciplined. You need to create systems that work specifically for you and help you achieve your goals. And finally, don’t forget to have fun! If you’re not enjoying what you’re doing, then it’s going to be very difficult to stay disciplined. So find something that you love and run with it! Thanks for reading and we hope this helps. Until next time!
Did this blog post help? Are there any other tips that have helped you become more disciplined? Let us know in the comments below! We would love to hear from you.