This week is the one in which everyone I know who isn’t a freelancer is lolling around, eating pie with their families. Of course, everyone I know who is a freelancer is also eating pie, but generally while balancing a laptop and trying to tie up all of the year’s loose ends.
Boo hoo, I know. Poor me and my pie-balancing act. Heh.
The week between Christmas and New Year’s is traditionally one in which people reflect and make resolutions to be better, stronger, thinner, and smarter in the new year. For me, being in business for myself means that this is when I reflect on all of the things I probably should’ve gotten done earlier in the year. Ahem.
I also think of my accountant, and start rooting around in my purse for receipts. (I am nothing if not supremely organized.)
So, yes, there is also planning for the year ahead, but first I have to finish up this year.
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