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3 min Shorts

Short: Is Freelancing Right for You?

“Can you sell yourself?”

If you’re thinking of freelancing as a PM, keep this in mind: you do not need to be a freelancer forever. You are allowed to try things. And if it doesn’t work, then you can go back. But here are a few questions you need to ask yourself first before diving in.

  • Can you sell yourself?
  • How long can you go without an income?
  • Are you organized enough?
  • Is it worth the headache?
  • Do you love Slack workspaces?

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Patrice Embry
Freelance Project Manager

I'm Patrice Embry, a freelance digital project manager and Certified ScrumMaster. After 20 years in the field, I've been fortunate to work for agencies, corporations, and everything in between. My clients have spanned far and wide across verticals - pharmaceutical, finance, construction, ecommerce, race cars, you name it. My client roster includes Exxon Mobile, Merck HCP Education, Lundbeck Pharma, ACLU, Anti-Defamation League, GS1, SEI Investments, Simple Finance, and many more. I've worked on large scale websites, mobile apps, CRM and CMS systems, even print! I'm passionate about project management philosophy - it shapes what I do every day.

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