Posts authored by Kate Shea

Kate Shea lives and works in New York City, where she consumes an inordinate amount of Sriracha daily.
Aug 31, 2016

Define your freelance brand in one simple exercise

When we begin freelancing (or when we’re looking to more clearly categorize our work, or retool our careers), the thought of “defining your freelance brand” can be daunting. How…

Aug 23, 2016

Making time for relaxation (even when you're overworked)

Finding time for relaxation when you’re juggling multiple freelance projects or staring down the barrel of a deadline may seem like a fool’s errand (“A MOVIE? YOU THINK…

Aug 17, 2016

10 signs you're multitasking way too much

1. The glow from the number of active screens in your home means you neglect to notice you haven't bought a lightbulb since 2014. 2. You find you're unable to…

Aug 10, 2016

Is this shady? What to do when you're facing a moral quandary at work

We all face uncomfortable moral quandaries every day: Should we tell the Dunkin Donuts guy he gave us back a five instead of a single, or should we go around…

Aug 1, 2016

How to stop email from taking over your life

We’ve all been there. A deadline looms, but before we dive in, we decide to do a little electronic housekeeping. One thing leads to another (and then to another)…