Getting your career going is exciting. You have writing clients. And you’re marketing to find more, plus some retainers. Life is looking good.
Then you get the call…
Family, friends, or your day job dump the proverbial bomb in your lap.
For me, it was a personal project for my Mom’s Celebration of Life I wasn’t anticipating having to work on over the weekend.
Mom’s Celebration was in one week. I had three client deadlines. And then there were prospects to follow up with. Unfortunately, there was no one else to make things happen.
The first wave of feeling overwhelmed swept over me. I needed a quick plan. Something had to give. From experience, here are three tips for when you find yourself feeling swamped.