I swapped a salary for a generous freelance day rate and much more freedom.
What did you ask for?: To move from a very demanding, hands-on daily managerial role to leading projects so that I could free up time to raise a family, but continue with the work I loved.
What did you receive? : I swopped a salary for a generous freelance day rate and much more freedom.
How did you feel? Did you believe it was already there? Did you allow it to show up? : I was really happy and felt I could genuinely achieve two of the most fulfilling things in my life at the same time, instead of having to either give up one, or feel permanently guilty at short-changing one or the other.