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Entrepreneur’s Workplace

Working Alone Self Employed - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Getting to Grips with Working Alone

Work isn’t what it was. We’re no longer trapped by the confines of having a traditional 9-5 and people are now working alone. There are plenty of other options out there, which make it possible for more people to work, and to enjoy what they do. One popular choice is working alone, often at home. 

There are many advantages to working alone. It might mean that you have launched your own business or found ways to make money online. It will offer you the freedom that you couldn’t get otherwise, and the flexibility that you need to work. But, if you’ve always worked with other people, it can be a big adjustment. Here are some tips to help you get used to it. 

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Improve Skills Side Hustle Pay Off - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace

Making Your Skills Pay Off During Your Time Off

Once upon a time having two or more jobs or additional skills was not seen in a positive light. It was usually something you had to do to stay above the poverty line. However these days it’s a sound investment because using the skills you have to help others is a great side hustle. You’re not veering off the road from your main job, but the things you do know can be used to good effect.

Everyone has the opportunity to become a teacher and earn while they pass on their skills to others. Rather than sitting at home watching Netflix, you may find it’s worth your while to teach others the skills needed to enter the industry you work in. Even just personal skills you have gained from a hobby or interest can be put to good use. 

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coworking space benefits - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

Why Coworking Spaces Are A Remote Worker’s Best Friend

There are many advantages to freelance and remote work. You can create your own schedule and work on projects that drive you. Just like any job, there can be drawbacks due to the enormous amount of pressure freelancers can put on themselves. Coinciding with the gig economy and the rise of remote work, coworking spaces have become more popular in recent years. These spaces function like offices only you are completely independent.

If you find yourself struggling in your remote work, then it is time to consider joining one. These are the ways coworking spaces can help you excel at your work and become your new best friend.

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Business Owner using Phone - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

How To Run A Business From Your Phone

Traditionally, running a business required shelling out on a ton of office supplies and equipment. Nowadays, the only tool you really need to run a business is a mobile phone. Modern smartphones allow you to have all the resources you need in the palm of your hand. From communication to internet use to keeping calendars, the modern smartphone is able to do it all. They’re also perfectly portable so that you can work from any location.

Of course, operating a business with nothing but a phone does have its challenges and you need to be able to overcome these. Here are just a few of the steps that you can take to make running a business from a phone a success.  

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Traveling The World - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Managing A Business While Traveling The World

It’s one of those scenarios that just sound like a dream until you realize that it is actually perfectly possible to be involved in traveling. In fact, many people in the world today do exactly this, and it is something that any of us could attempt if we wanted to. Running a business while spending a lot of your time traveling around the world really does satisfy a number of key desires.

You have the chance to watch your business idea grow into something huge and fantastic, and you also allow your mind to broaden from the travel. So how can you ensure that you are going to get both of these right, and that you are able to both enjoy your travel and look after your business well? Let’s take a look at finding the balance.

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Side Hustle Course - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Smashing That Side Hustle Course In Your Spare Time

Do you have some spare time? After the 9 to 5 or a day of working for yourself? Because if you do, this is probably the time you like to take for yourself, after your job and your family are taken care of, to unwind and de-stress from the day you’ve just had. 

But then you remember that side hustle education course you invested in, that cost you a pretty penny, and that you haven’t spent any time on in months. You might get annoyed with yourself when you remember it, and you tell yourself you’ll get on with it tomorrow. 

But will you? Well, you will when you know how to prepare yourself! So, if you’re someone who wants to get on with a side hustle, to further your career or supplement your income, here are some tips to help you put it to good use. 

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Business Studies - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Business Studies: How Important is it to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur?

If you’ve ever wanted to run your own business then you’ll likely have thought about studying business in a formal environment such as college or online. It can be a great way to learn more about how businesses work and how they can be managed more efficiently, but how important is it really?

So many people have the passion, the talent, they know how to get the job done, but how about scaling the business? It’s one thing to know what it is that you love to do, however, it’s another thing to manage it effectively so that you can have profits at the end of the day. That’s not all anyway, you’ll also need to create more business opportunities for the business and possibly create employment opportunities. This is what most entrepreneurs look out to achieve in the long run.

After working hard enough during the start of the business, there comes a time when you want to rest and reap the fruit of your labor. However, you’ll have to put in the work at the very beginning and treat it as a business indeed.

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Niche Role as an Employee Profession - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace

Why Heading Into A Niche Is A Good Thing

Maybe you’re at odds with your current job, and you want to find something niche you would be more suited for. You’re not the only one, in fact, your boat is overcrowded. Many people want to work in their particular industry but haven’t been able to find a job that they find is going to allow them to be at their best.

This is where niche roles come into play because despite being in the same industries, they offer something different and off the beaten path. But what is a niche job exactly? Clearly, it’s something that isn’t part of the norm and offers something that is not going to be for everyone. On the other hand, it can also be deemed more specialist, something that requires unique skills that are hard to come by.

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How to Find a Mentor - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

How To Find A Mentor: 5 Practical Tips

In a previous article, I talked about how mentorship has been helpful in my career journey. Naturally, the next thing should be to discuss how you can actually find a mentor. So in this article, we’ll dive even further while being realistic.

Basically, where do you find one? How does it even begin? Are you just supposed to go out there, discover some outspoken person and demand that he/ she become your mentor? Is this even a logical way to go about this?

A lot of times, we hear that you must have a mentor, everyone out there seems to be scouting for a mentor. I mean, in the last post, I argued for the case of mentorship and the fact that it has helped me. If that’s the case, why wouldn’t you want to find a mentor, right?

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Inspire People - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Inspiration

Want to Inspire and Help Others? Here Are Some Things to Do First

Life is a great adventure, and a major part of that adventure is developing ourselves professionally, and striving to achieve our various goals and ambitions to the best of our ability which could include to inspire people.

But what happens if you’ve been successful on the path, and feel like you should be branching out somehow?

Well, for many people, the desire naturally arises to inspire and help others to move past their own shortcomings and doubts, and to achieve their goals and live happy and prosperous lives.

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