When your personal income is tied up in your personal business, you are better off improving your work habits. By developing good work habits, you will earn the attention of your clients and your peers. The majority of people are procrastinators and time wasters. When you don’t waste your time, you generate income and interest.
You should develop a reputation for speed and dependability. You want people to come to you when they need the job done well and they need the job done fast. When you prove yourself under fire, they are more likely to come back for regular projects as well. Develop your sense of urgency and and develop the reputation for reliability. These two attributes alone can increase your personal business ten-fold.