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Episode 18: The Negotiation

Here's the next episode of Madsen's Musings which talks about a negotiation technique I recently used that worked out quite nicely.
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Madsen's Musings: Episode 4 - Reframing

The fourth episode of Madsen's Musings is now out! In this episode, I discuss the concept of reframing your mental picture or idea of yourself, your work and your place in the industry. It's an important concept that I feel can really help keep…
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Madsen's Musings Episode 3: Having a System

The third episode of Madsen's Musing vlog is now out! Watch it here! This episode discusses the importance of having a system to help you have the best odds when freelancing, networking and practicing. Madsen's Musings is a new vlog series…
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Surviving Unemployment

This post is going to talk about an unpleasant topic: unemployment. Better yet, how to survive unemployment. I've gone through this ugly phase twice in my life so far but both situations were very different from each other. The first time I…
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Impressed?

So often freelancers worry about trying to get clients. Trying to impress them with demo reels, quick responses, shiny websites and their overall professional approach. There's nothing wrong with that but many forget that clients also need to…
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Once you land the gig...

  Many of my articles have focused on how best to network, promote yourself, negotiate and interact with potential clients. In this article I'm going to share a few pointers to help after you've landed the job. As with anything, nothing…