Freelancers ask me all the time for advice on how to get started, and I never hesitate to offer my two cents worth (Watch here and here). But if I had to boil my best suggestion down to just one thing, I would recommend doing something before you quit your day job (or maybe between the time you hand in your notice and when you actually walk out the door). As you’ll hear in this latest Podcast, I can’t take credit for thinking this up on my own. Thankfully, I had a smart boss who accepted my resignation by making a request of me before I cleared out my office. Listen to the Podcast here.