Design Your Life

Podcast - Q&A

A Case For A Small Audience

Beginnings are flaky; you barely know what you want, what you are doing or how long you can last. In these times, we make the most mistakes; we produce work that is below our standard of appreciation, and our emotions dictate when we work — this is not the time to be entertaining large crowds, […]

On Creating

There is a deep longing to create that resides within the souls of almost all humanity. Beyond our natural instinct for survival which includes needs like water, food, warmth, and air; we also have the instinct to build and create, and this is independent of our survival instincts. Psychologist Abraham Maslow thought that people reached […]

It’s About Time Africans Get a Share of the Gig Economy

Fast-changing demographics, digitalization, and the growing desire for work-life balance is gradually changing the global employment landscape into a gig-economy, freelance-driven model, benefiting corporations, SMEs and workers too. According to the 2018 Payoneer Freelancer Income Survey, a majority of the world’s freelancers are located in Europe (35.5%), Asia (28%), Latin America (29.2%), Africa (10.1%), and […]

Start Early or Start Now

As I sat at my desk, thinking up arguments to convince any potential freelancer to take a leap already and plunge into the freelance world, it hit me. Gone are the days when freelancing was considered an alternative career option when you couldn’t find a job. Nowadays, freelancing is trendy and lucrative. The freelance landscape […]