Surprise lessons from solo-prise 3
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Summary of first 2 sets of lessons, previously Linkedin articles, now compiled respectively in 2022 Quarters 1 and 2 compilations:
I cannot work for one income source; I cannot earn much from any source; I cannot fit your job requirements, and impress you with résumé and curriculum vitae (CV); I told you so, again and again, ad nauseam; you are better than me.
You cannot survive on a free diet; Pre-pay half-month, balance at half-month; Name your price; Our relationship is as long as it takes; My experiences are like the Ukraine invasion; Humility and openness are not subservience and gullibility.
We continue here.
Individuals are too poor to pay; organisations are too important and oblivious to. By now, it has become obvious often enough to me, that individuals are much more interested in the best independent dialogue and writing I can do with them, but are invariably too budget-strapped to pay, commensurate with the relationship benefits I keep bringing to them, except my continuing, very restrained free tapas, of course — high worth influencers don’t appear to exist.
In contrast, obviously important statutaries, businesses, and companies continue to hide behind their employee hierarchies, bureaucratic red-tape, and terrifying architectures of regulations and procedures, unwilling to recognise independent think-tank plug-in paid work that I offer, what more hybrid partner arrangements. If I cannot swear indenture to their beasts of burden, then therefore I simply don’t exist.
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