All play and no work makes Jill a grumpy, lazy person January 11, 2012Posted by Jill (@bonnjill) in Business practices.
I preach on here about enjoying the lulls, but I am in the middle of a month-long lull and am now totally over it. After working full-time at a law firm for 3 weeks (end date was Dec. 4) and translating a large medical job at night (delivered on Dec. 2nd) I was ready for a break. I enjoyed the run-up to the holidays, because for the first time in a long time I was able to get my shopping done, relax and read some books. I translated probably 4 or 5 texts in December, all fairly small (under 1000 words). Thanks heavens for my financial cushion or I would be seriously sweating bullets.
Don’t get me wrong – I thoroughly enjoyed the holidays with my family and attending holiday events like the Messiah Sing. But I’m ready to get back to it! In the past work has picked up again fairly quickly after the holidays, but my lull just keeps on yawning on. My finances are ready for the tax accountant, my office is organized, and my files are ready for 2012.
I had a business meeting yesterday with a potential new client. It promises to be quite challenging and quite lucrative, but I will most likely have to give up working from home. I’m not sure how I feel about the idea, but at this point I might just be ready for a change. In any event, I am sick and tired of not having any work. There’s only so much lying around I can do without going absolutely stir crazy and getting a wee bit depressed. Come on, Universe…