Finding the energy for ‘people time’

A photography of a view in The Peak district called ‘The Surprise view’. Hills are in the background with ferns and grasses in the foreground. There is a speak bubble overlaid with the words ‘Finding the energy for people time’ in black text. A yellow lozenge is in the bottom left with the word Joy.
  • Agencies for Good: Good for picking up briefs or collaborating with agencies, quite digitally focused)
  • T4G Mavens and Mavericks run by Nissa Ramsay: Good for general freelancer questions or picking up opportunities
  • Leapers: Too big, I’m too scared of this one and may leave
  • UpFront Global: Good for more personal/emotional things and getting a boost when you need it. FYI this is the only one on the list I pay for.
  • Freelancers get shit done run by Iona Lawrence: Good for general freelancer questions or picking up opportunities, similar to Mavens and Mavericks
  1. Start a freelancers meetup via Twitter
  2. Find a place to work

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Emma Parnell

Emma Parnell

Freelance specialist in user research, service design and brand development. designforjoy.co.uk Previously @wearesnook, @nhsdigital, @wearewithyou.