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How to Stay Focused at Work

How to Stay Focused at Work

January 30, 2020 in Business | 3 comments

Hot coffee and cold water are within reach, your headphones are playing a calming soundtrack and you have four hours to be hyper-focused on a looming deadline. Then your phone lights up – it’s a Slack notification, so you better check it. You notice a few other notifications on your phone,...

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Are You in a Toxic Relationship with Your Job?

Are You in a Toxic Relationship with Your Job?

January 24, 2020 in Business | 4 comments

When you hear the term “toxic relationship,” you may think about an ex-partner, your parents, a sibling or a college roommate. But you can have toxic relationships with people in your professional life, too, or even with your job or career as a whole. You can have a toxic relationship with your...

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5 Cash Flow Tips for Freelancers

5 Cash Flow Tips for Freelancers

January 19, 2020 in Business | 10 comments

If you run a business, you want more money coming in than the amount going out – that much is a given. When you work as a contractor, you need to think of yourself as a company if you’re going to scale. That means taking steps to ensure you maintain a positive freelance cash flow. In this...

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How to Get Freelance Clients Through Word of Mouth

How to Get Freelance Clients Through Word of Mouth

January 2, 2020 in Business |

Most referrals for freelance work come by word of mouth. In fact, freelance word-of-mouth referral is the most effective way to build a client rotation that stands the test of time. The numbers don’t lie: a recent survey featured in the Harvard Business Review revealed that solopreneurs making...

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How to Deal With Difficult Coworkers

How to Deal With Difficult Coworkers

December 20, 2019 in Business | 3 comments

In every office, there’ll be at least one person you can’t stand. They’ll disagree with everything you say, talk behind your back, and perhaps even go as far as to sabotage you. Learning how to deal with those difficult coworkers is a skill that’ll serve you well in your...

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