In exchange for the flexibility and autonomy you get as an independent finance professional (IFP), you must finish a job within a time frame. Audit, risk assessment or something as major as finance transformation — you have to be on-point, gig after gig. That means consistently maintaining high productivity levels.
The common tendency in such scenarios is to put your head down and plow through. You have a working lunch, jump from task to task, and sacrifice a bit of