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In 2020, the global workforce went lean and remote without warning or time to prepare. The lockdown in most cities and subsequent shutdown of businesses made it obvious to companies who were holding out against digitalization that the future would happen without them. The year everyone stayed home. I love it. In the wake of […]
I entered writing with a really wrong orientation. I was feeling entitled. I was a good writer as a child so I started my writing career with this sense of entitlement that I am good but along the way I discovered that, guyy, you need to calm down. You need to chill. If I am to start writing again, I’ll change my beginning mindset.
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Taking on a new role, whether freelance or full-time, can be nerve-racking. You have a lot to assimilate in a short time to get to the point where you are clear enough to thrive and perform as expected. During this time, you may feel anxious, fidgety or too mellow to show your personality and ability. […]
Remote work offers numerous advantages, and is increasingly being adopted worldwide due to the flexibility it affords employees but if we are being honest, remote work is not 100% rosy. Nothing is. Most remote workers and freelancers agree that the transition to remote work is worth it. In the State of Remote Work 2020 Report, […]
It was a pleasure to teach the Content-Writing Session at the ReadyForWork Career Accelerator last Saturday, 28 September 2018. The students were indeed ReadyToLearn, had great questions on content writing and a collaborative team spirit. SFAN was an excellent host, and the other moderators and teachers had so much to share, we, at Week of […]
When new or aspiring freelancers come to me eager-eyed and ready to work, one of the first roadblocks we hit together is their limited knowledge of the digital tools it takes to do their job effectively or use their skills in global or remote teams settings. Sadly this limitation sometimes sends these new freelancers back […]
As I sat at my desk, thinking up arguments to convince any potential freelancer to start early 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. Presently, freelancing is trendy and lucrative. The freelance landscape is expanding […]
To get started and succeed as a freelancer today, there are certain mobile apps you must learn how to use, and use often. These mobile apps make your work faster, more efficient and clearly organised. They keep you updated on trends and news in your field, and help you communicate who you are and what […]
You may have reached a point where you decide to pull a Nikki Haley on your employer or you may have successfully completed your contract. You are now ready to jump into the independent, freelance workforce: You know your skills and have the time to focus on doing the work. A going-away email is the perfect […]
Added to the normal everyday Lagos and Nigeria problems, the country’s youths who are savvy, willing and with access to the Internet still face other challenges to freelancer success. As the world moves towards a freelance-first economy (usually called the gig economy), learning new skills, being globally connected and contributing high-quality and consistent value in […]