Episode 38: Life and Work as a Freelancer with Abigail Murrish

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Have you ever considered going into business for yourself? Have you considered migrating specifically into freelance work? Abigail Murrish has a degree in agricultural communications and before starting her own freelance company worked for the Indiana state agriculture department.  She has conducted freelance work for many companies as well as non-profit organizations.

In this episode with Abigail we sat down and discussed some common questions and problems that freelancers face.  From how to overcome the fear of being unqualified, to how we should respond when faced with ‘no’ after ‘no’. To top this discussion off how do you stay current in an ever changing market?   From the heart-warming moments, to the scary unknowns, we dive into some raw and honest discussion on how to best propel ourselves forward.

Recourse Mentioned: 31 Beginner Baby Steps

“No one defines the path you are on.” @AbigailMurrish #SharpenPodcast

Questions asked:

What led to your decision to work for yourself?

What are some common challenges freelancers face?

How do you move forward when you are met with “no”?


Topics covered:

How to deal with friends needing help when you freelance.

The benefits of holding a job before freelancing.

How to look for needs and fill them.


Quotes from the Show:

“No one defines the path you are on.” @AbigailMurrish @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet

“Look for the needs and step into them.” @AbigailMurrish @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet

“Be confident in who you are as a person versus what you can do.” @AbigailMurrish @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet


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