Why share this? Because 4 of the 5 tips shared have to do with money. And rightfully so. Your business goals for the year should have a huge focus on cashflow.

As a freelancer, you’ve got to have a handle on your money. No excuses.

Here are the 4 money issues they talk about:

“1. Take inventory of current cash flow.

2. Simplify your accounting details.

3. Create and enforce a payment process.

4. Go on a cash spending challenge.”

I think the challenge he outlines in #4 is an especially interesting idea. Think “the envelope method” or “cash only method” you’ve used in your personal budgeting.

Give it a shot with your business budgeting and see if it makes any difference.

Read the whole article over at Bidsketch.