Leading a career of freelance work means foregoing the security of knowing where that next paycheck is coming from, but it's a choice that comes with freedom and a sense of adventure. Do the perks make freelancing worth the stress?
When HuffPost Live gathered a panel of freelancers to discuss, the answer was a resounding yes. The group of writers and consultants acknowledged the challenges -- the financial uncertainty and potential loneliness of not seeing colleagues every day -- but ultimately, the sense of control over their schedules and ability to work from anywhere make it worthwhile.
Find out how freelancing can open up your career and invigorate your life in the full HuffPost Live conversation below.