***Nominated for Best Business Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2020.***

 

“I don’t need friends. I have Frankie and Steve.”

“The most relatable podcast I have ever listened to.”

“Freelance parents — This podcast will change your life.”

 

 

Photo of us by Sian Parker.

DIFTKThe Podcast

Hosted by Frankie Tortora and Steve Folland. Take note: we swear a bit! Supported by Nutmeg.

Episode #01

When you have kids around and need to take a client call.

14th March 2019

Episode #02

Emotional soup! How to keep things clear when work and life all happens under one roof.

21st March 2019

Episode #03

When your “friend” wants some free business advice.

27th March 2019

Episode #04

How to eat something other than biscuits.

4th April 2019

Episode #05

When people seem to think your job is a “hobby”.

11th April 2019

Episode #06

How to find focus in a fragmented day.

18th April 2019

Episode #07

Trying to work when the kids are sick (again).

25th April 2019

Episode #08

What to do when you have nothing to do.

2nd May 2019

Episode #09

Staying visible over the summer holidays.

9th May 2019

Episode #10

How to grow your business when real life has other ideas.

16th May 2019

Episode #11

When your friends say they love your work but don’t actually buy it.

6th June 2019

Episode #12

When childcare help from your family isn’t actually much help.

13th June 2019

Episode #13

When you keep getting distracted by the competition.

20th June 2019

Episode #14

Tips for freelancers thinking about starting a family.

4th July 2019

Episode #15

Finding balance between paid work and unpaid business building.

11th July 2019

Episode #16

School newbies! Adjusting to working within school hours.

12th September 2019

Episode #17

When you try (and fail) to ‘have it all’.

19th September 2019

Episode #18

Taking maternity leave when you have retainer clients.

26th September 2019

Episode #19

Overwhelm! What to do when it all gets a bit much.

3rd October 2019

Episode #20

How to avoid procrastination.

10th October 2019

Episode #33

Moving your business (and family) to a new place.

5th March 2020

Episode #22

When it’s time to put your rates up.

7th November 2019

Episode #23

How to feel like you’re moving up, instead of just along.

14th November 2019

Episode #24

Freelance friction. When working evenings and weekends eats into ‘family time’.

21st November 2019

Episode #25

Saying NO. How to turn down work from ‘red flag’ clients.

28th November 2019

Episode #26

Burnout alert! How to stay sane at Christmas.

12th December 2019

Episode #27

How to explain your job to your kids.

19th December 2019

Episode #28

When updating your social media is just one thing too many.

9th January 2020

Episode #29

Juggling kids and a multi-hyphen career.

15th January 2020

Episode #30

When you keep ignoring your inbox.

23rd January 2020

Episode #31

Don’t panic! Going from one kid to two.

30th January 2020

Episode #32

Accident & Emergency! Making sure you have a financial safety net.

27th February 2020

Episode #33

Moving your business (and family) to a new place.

5th March 2020

Episode #34

Why we co-mentor each other and why you should do it too.

11th March 2020

Episode #35

School’s out for… erm, not sure.

19th March 2020

Episode #36

Work you can do from your phone.

27th March 2020

Episode #37

Life right now.

2nd April 2020

Episode #38

How to drum up work in a pandemic without being seen as ‘opportunistic’.

23rd April 2020

Episode #39

When you’ve just left your job to go freelance, in the middle of a global crisis.

30th April 2020

Episode #40

When you’ve only got 7 minutes a day to work.

7th May 2020

Episode #41

Chasing payments in a pandemic.

14th May 2020

Episode #42

When you’ve lost all motivation.

28th May 2020