Many of our most ill-advised decisions, in life and in business as an entrepreneur, come as the result not of being under pressure or desperate, but out of something resembling boredom.
Trying to do something remarkable to shake us out of the rut that we are stuck in, we take our eye off the ball for a moment and do something out of character – and it can have widespread implications.Continue reading
If you ask a lot of young kids what they want to do when they grow up, you might be surprised to see that hairdressing is up there. It’s easy to see why this career choice is so appealing. It’s a great way to make people feel good about themselves and to make difference to their lives. It’s also a way to develop creative and technical skills.
You can take it to high levels as well and with experience you can enter into competitions, or work with elite clients, thus making it an interesting career path to take. Of course there are certain qualities that really suit the profession and you will need adequate training. Here is some advice on how to become a hairdresser.Continue reading
When you’re frustrated with your boss, your job, your career and your commute the life of a freelancer can seem idyllic. Think of it! Waking up and rolling out of bed, enjoying a leisurely breakfast before strolling to your desk to start your day while others are scrambling through rush hour traffic or embarking on their maddening commute with a cold piece of toast clamped between their teeth.
Yet, while the life of a freelancer certainly has its advantages, it also comes with its fair share of caveats. If you’re serious about becoming a freelancer and making a living from your talents, here are some things you’ll need to keep in mind.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading