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Inspiration, Relaxation

Book Review: The Obstacle is The Way by Ryan Holiday

In this article, I’ll review The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday. However, before I begin since this is my first book review, I’ll have to start by giving credit to my mother who thought it wise to take me along with her to the library when I was around 8 years or so.

At the time, she was studying for her masters. This little act has helped shape my life when it comes to areas of self-development even though at the time I was reading Barbie stories.

Even before her rigorous studying days/ months, my mother encouraged active reading by making us exchange books and then we’ll recommend books to each other. She and my father also created a mini-library in our house and I think all these fostered a reading culture in me.

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Social Media At Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

4 Things All Employees Should Know About Social Media

Social media can be both a tool and a liability to everyone operating in the business world. It’s used by employees, business owners managers and of course clients.

It’s a great way to interact and engage with a client base or find information about someone relevant to your company. You can spread a message across your social media and build a following. Or even draw attention away from your competition.

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Avoid a job loss Lay off - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

3 Skills To Focus On To Avoid Getting Laid Off

Emerging technology is making certain jobs dispensable and getting some folks laid off which is quite understandable. If these tools will be able to improve productivity and reduce costs then it’s only good business for companies.

It’s important to consistently improve your skills and if necessary, undergo a reskill to avoid lay offs. As new technologies continue to involve, it has inadvertently opened the doors to new job opportunities.

If you are open to equipping yourself with any of these tech skills or at least, skills that can be applied to the business aspect of utilizing such technologies, you will be able to avert the loom of getting laid off.

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Marketing skills for your business - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Online Marketing Skills You Need to Know

The world of e-commerce and online marketing can seem like a daunting prospect once you are introduced to it, but there are lots of ways you can learn about it and improve your skills. If you own your own business or just want to improve your online presence then these can be really useful skills to learn.

A lot of it is not difficult to pick up, and once you start practicing them, it will open up a whole new world for you. There are so many benefits to knowing these skills and so many businesses need people who know how to use them well.

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Barry Choi: Personal Finance and Travel Expert - Zinny Factor
Magazine

Barry Choi: Personal Finance And Travel Expert

Did you ever think that travel and finance could go hand in hand? Very often, when we think of travel we expect that so much money will be spent with nothing left to be saved. Barry Choi is here to prove us wrong!

Barry studied radio and television broadcasting in college and worked in the industry for 18 years. During that time he worked behind the scenes and learned more than a dozen jobs, but towards the end of his television career,  he was mainly a Director.

In January of 2018, he decided to leave broadcasting for a number of reasons and started writing about finance and travel for a variety of clients. You can read more about why Barry quit his job and changed career after 18 years.

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Take Advantage of Technology for Job Search - Zinny factor
Employee's Workplace

How To Use Technology To Improve Your Job Search

*This post first appeared on The Guardian Nigeria.

You read that right! you can take advantage of technology in your job search. If one of your goals this year is to get a new job, especially one that you love and is in line with your passion, then this post is for you.

Although there is the discussion of how technology has affected employment, it is still possible to get a job of choice by taking advantage of technology. This article will help you discover how you can go beyond the traditional job application methods to gain employment.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Chanèle McFarlane: Full-Time Entrepreneur (Writer, Speaker, PR Specialist & More)!!

Ever thought of becoming a full-time entrepreneur? I first met Chanèle at a networking event she hosted and I immediately loved her personality and hard work.

Late last year, while scrolling through my Instagram feed, she announced that she had decided to become a full-time entrepreneur.

I’ve had readers request that I feature someone who’s turned an idea to business. So one of my goals is to have some full-time entrepreneurs share their stories for workers who want to go that route.

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