Episode 535: Thriving in the Free Agent Economy


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If you are not already a free-agent worker, chances are you will be at some point in the future. More and more of us are transitioning from traditional full-time employees to free agents—entrepreneurs, independent contractors, and freelancers who work for multiple clients, often at the same time.

So how do you navigate this brave new world? On today’s episode, Dave recaps episodes 531-534 where guest Angus Nelson shares how to prepare yourself for the changing nature of work.

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1 Simple Thing Actions

Episode 531: Your Place in the Free Agent Economy

1 Simple Thing Action:
Begin to focus on Angus’ two elements of success:

  1. Become a self-learner. Whatever field of work you’re in (or want to be in,) be the best you can be in it. Become the best self-learner through online educational courses available on the internet, read books, watch videos, etc.
  2. Expand your network of influence. Get to know people and get to know them well. The power of your network will determine the power of your net worth.

Episode 532: Keys to Being a Successful Free Agent

1 Simple Thing Action:
Buy your own domain name and start creating your own personal brand.

Episode 533: Adopting the New Free Agent Mindset

1 Simple Thing Action:
Take an assessment like the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator, a DISC Profile, a Free Aptitude Test for Strengths & Weaknesses, Kolbe A™ Index/Instinct Test, or the Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator, and get insight on who you are and how you operate.

Episode 534: Two Keys for Success in the New Economy

1 Simple Thing Action:
Find and join a mastermind group.


Angus Nelson

  • Host of the Up In Your Business podcast
  • Executive Life Coach
  • Author
  • Speaker
  • Innovation Consultant

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Manuel Serrano

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