[Season 2] Ep 4: What to Do When Clients Don’t Pay

“I’ll pay you next month,” the client says. And then next month becomes next month and before you know it, a year has passed. Perhaps you eventually write it off as a loss and tell yourself it’s a lesson learned. But you don’t always have to do that. In today’s episode, we talk to Justin…

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[Season 2] Ep 3: Paying Taxes as A Freelancer in Malaysia

“I’m looking forward to filing my taxes!” said no new freelancer ever. It’s more like a flurry of thoughts: Which form do I fill in? Was I supposed to keep track of my invoices? How? Do I get to claim tax on certain items? How do I do a final calculation and… what if I…

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Ep 3: Taking Time Off

If you’re working for yourself — as a freelancer or solopreneur — you need discipline to finish tasks. But you also need the discipline to take time off. In this episode, we talk about why it’s important to take breaks (even if they’re just mid-afternoon coffee breaks) and how to take time off without worrying…

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Ep 2: How To Charge

One of the first few questions that a new freelancer often has is, “How to charge?”. You’ll soon realise there are many ways of doing this. In this episode we talk about different ways to calculate your hourly rate (read: value) as a freelancer, how this might look different across a few industries, and how…

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