Tag: skills

Self Development

The Next Essential Skill

"Remember, the feeling you get from a good run is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running." Those words from Olympic swimmer and author Sarah Connor capture the essence of a skill those wanting to thrive in the new world of work need. We live in a world…

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Self Development

8 Tips to Drastically Improve Your Writing

I believe that everybody should be good at writing. Why? Because writing is the primary basis upon which your learning, work, and intellect will be judged. Now I'm no Shakespeare, but at least I'm constantly trying to improve myself. I believe the following tips are bound to make you a better writer. Enjoy! #1: Don’t be…

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Self Development

7 Bizarre (Yet Effective) Ways to Get Creative

There was a time in school when I thought I wasn't creative. I particularly remember having trouble creating poems in English class. I can recall sitting there in class while my hyperactive teacher urged me to write. I had no idea what to write about. I had a bunch of random thoughts in my head,…

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Business

Tips for Finding a Professional Copywriter

Good copy, be it in a landing page, social media update or email newsletter, plays a major role in the success of any business. This is why finding a good copywriter is very important. You should not just settle for any of the numerous copywriters out there who are ready to offer their services. The…

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Freelancing

How I Made Over $7,600 on Elance in Just One Month

A common misconception about freelancing sites like Elance and Odesk are that it's impossible to make decent wages on there due to high competition from offshore competitors. In fact, a recent poll conducted by Freelance Switch showed that less than 50% of freelancers use job bidding sites to find projects and under 15% of freelancers…

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