Monthly Archives

July 2018

Making Mistakes at Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

So You Made A Mistake At Work (What Do You Do?)

This article first appeared in part in The Guardian Nigeria.

Are you one of those who believes that to be successful, you should have made at least one mistake along the line?

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

– Conrad Hilton

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

– Albert Einstein

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Gender Equality at Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Gender Equality In The Workplace: We’re Not There Yet

When we talk about gender equality, we are really talking about gender inequality. Women are still being treated differently to men. This isn’t new news – it’s a story as old as time itself.

In years past, men went to work while women stayed at home with domestic duties. Men took roles of power while women were placed at the lower rungs of employment. And heaven forbid if you were black as well – consider the treatment of Katherine Johnson, the NASA scientist so wonderfully brought to life by actress Taraji P. Henson in Hidden Figures.

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Business Growth - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

How to Deal with Business Growth

Whether you are a freelancer or would like to expand or reorganize your business, you will need some help during the transition period. Growth comes with a lot of stress and frustration, and you will sometimes need to take a step back to see things clearly.

Below you’ll find a few tips on how to avoid burnouts while growing your venture.

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Online freelancer Success - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Being Successful As An Online Freelancer

In the modern age, freelancing is becoming increasingly popular among working professionals. That’s because the internet has made it easier than ever to take the self-employed route. With an online job, you can work from anywhere in the world. Still, there’s a lot of competition out there for people who essentially build solo businesses from the comfort of their own home. The following suggestions should help you if you want to be successful as an online freelancer.

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Mental Health Stress Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

Workplace Stress: 8 Ways To Save Your Mental Health

The news we’ve heard lately have shown that we all indeed have to take care of our mental health.  No one is excluded. It’s only important to address ways to relieve stress because it’s a common experience for many workers in today’s busy world.

Chronic stress can result in loss of sleep, high blood pressure, anxiety, and a possibly weakened immune system and can contribute to health conditions such as depression, obesity, and heart disease. All of these affect our mental health. Do not underestimate the power of your job/ work in how it affects your life.

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Side Hustle Passive Income - Zinny Factor
Side Hustle Series

Tips To Consider When Trying To Make Income From Your Side Hustle

If you’ve always wanted more than one source of income, we now have a category dedicated to sharing side hustle or passive income topics. There are a number of articles already published discussing how to discover a side hustle, how to implement your idea and so on. So make sure you browse through previous articles because it’ll definitely be of benefit.

This article will share initial steps to take to go about making money from your side hustle because this is something we are passionate about. Currently, asides working my 9-5, I manage this blog which gives some source of income and run a wedding photography/ videography business with my husband: Allen Oba Studios.

I’m writing this article not because I think I’m an expert in discussing side hustling. As a matter of fact, I enjoy listening to this Side Hustle School and reading extensively on this topic.

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Self Education Business - ZInny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Taking The (Learning) Law Into Your Own Hands: Improving Your Self-Education In Business

The business world is changing at an alarming rate, and as a result, we all need to take our own development into our own hands. Whether you are planning a career change or you are trying to climb up the over-saturated career ladder, self-education is a must to ensure you have the necessary skills. While companies send you on courses, can you be sure they are up to date or are they merely using the same old materials from years ago?

Improving your self-education is vital, but how can you do it?

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Career Prospects Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

4 Ways to Enhance Your Knowledge and Widen Your Career Prospects

You have been stuck in a rut recently when it comes to your work life. You aren’t really enjoying your day job and it isn’t a career you want to be trapped in for the rest of your life.

You want to find a way out of the mundane life you have become a victim to and boost your career prospects. You have always been willing to take risks and enhance your knowledge, so now is the time to make it happen.

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Health Care Career - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Stress Doesn’t Have To Flatline Your Health Career

We all want to find satisfaction in what we do even if it’s a health career. Hence why we look for a ‘rewarding career’. We want to know that the job we dedicate our lives to will make at least some difference to others.

And, when it comes to careers which fit that bill, it doesn’t get better than healthcare. After all, those on the health frontlines save and change lives with every move.

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