37. Doc Kennedy | Freelance to Build Your Finances

Doc Kennedy

Doc Kennedy on Think Enriched

Doc Kennedy, of Filmmakers Focus, shares how freelancing to create his business has worked for him.

  • What does it mean to be a freelancer.  His work is usually set by contract to make his income.
  • The challenge of working as a freelancer with seasonal work.
  • Why a small business, or online business, would consider hiring video work.
  • How important people skills are with the video process.
  • How Doc builds trust with his clients.  Time invested in his clients adds value.
  • Explaining work with the church to his clients & builds trust
  • How he decided to become a comedian.  The all or nothing point.
  • How those tough growing up years have given him strength & allowed him to build quality relationships.
  • How he helps others through filmmaking & how his past experiences has taught him compassion.
  • How he uses filmmaking as a service.
  • Where he finds inspiration from his work.
  • How he lives an enriched life.
  • “Art is never finished.  It is only abandoned.”  Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Build a life for yourself.


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Ep. 5 Gina Horkey: From Financial Advisor to Freelance Writer

Gina Horkey on Think Enriched

Gina Horkey: From Financial Advisor to Freelance Writer

Gina Horkey Quit her job as a Financial Advisor to be a Freelance Writer.

  • Former financial advisor gone pro freelance writer…AND her husband is able to be home with their children
  • Starts the CFP program and made a big change
  • How she defines a Webpreneur
  • How she found her writing style
  • How she found a spot writing regularly on the Huffington Post
  • How it’s been helpful to her to NOT have a degree in journalism
  • Blogging for pay, and for companies is a very realistic way to earn
  • What does a writer do during a day’s work: it’s not all coffee shops & day dreams
  • The Pomodoro Technique
  • How she and her husband set their plan to have the family first and parent their own children
  • Why they stopped paying into retirement now
  • Self-doubt still comes up, having a contingency plan makes all the difference
  • Her organization system: Google’s framework works for her
  • The course on how to become a freelance writer
  • How you can determine the best way to get started on your freelance journey
  • Where to display your portfolio of writing
  • How much she spent to start her business.
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