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Matt Cates2 years ago
"How Did You Want to Spend Your Life?": Fight Club Philosophy Meets Overseas English Teaching
"I don't want to change your life," I wrote to her via Facebook Messenger. And that was true...because what I wanted was for her to change her own life. My role was only to act as catalyst... Stop, le...
L.A Banks2 years ago
How To Plot Your Story
Writing a novel is no easy process, particularly if you haven’t worked on a full-length book before. The prospect of churning out over 80,000 words, not to mention getting them into some sort of logic...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
5 Things You Should Never Do After Getting Fired
Getting fired can inspire some pretty unpleasant feelings, you might feel wronged or betrayed or that your superiors simply made the wrong decision. But no matter how you might feel, you need to deal ...
L.A Banks2 years ago
How to Get Started as a Freelance Writer
Seven years ago, I was a mother with a young baby, and we needed some extra cash to make ends meet. Thanks to crazy childcare costs, returning to work wasn’t an option, plus I didn’t want to leave my ...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
5 Things You Should Do After Getting Fired
Nobody wants to get fired, but unfortunately it happens. And when it does, it can have a devastating impact on your self esteem, it can leave you lacking in confidence and unsure about the future. Wha...
L.A Banks2 years ago
10 Mistakes Never to Make As A Freelance Writer
On paper, freelance writing sounds like living the dream. In many ways, it is. You get to pick your hours, set your price, and work on jobs that appeal to you (if you’re lucky). And yes, you get to lo...
Ridiculously Overspecialized Jobs
Certain jobs require high qualifications to gain employment. This is pretty obvious. After all, you wouldn't expect to be a neurosurgeon unless you've had years of experience in a given field. But oth...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
Best Places to Retire
For those of us who have the luxury of thinking about retirement, the idea of spending your days wasting away in a retirement home filled with nurses and roaches isn't fun. In fact, it sounds horrible...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
How to Make Extra Money
A guide to making some extra cash from home.
Mersudin Čejvan2 years ago
Tips For Becoming a Successful Freelancer
Do you want to become a freelancer? Of course you do. I mean, why else would you be here reading this right now? So, let me tell you some important things that you should know about this business. If ...
Five Priceless Lessons Self-Learning Taught Me
I have never stopped wondering why the world ever got stuck on the old traditional guided learning style, instead of sticking to the more natural and original method of self-learning. Especially when ...
Most Successful Franchises
The franchise business model has, in many cases, become kinda over-powering. Business empires have set their roots in every continent (actually, maybe not Antarctica), which has forever altered the co...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
Recruitment Tips From Gang Members, Cult Leaders, and MLM Founders That Work
If you're an entrepreneur, then you already know how hard it is to find (and keep) good talent in your company. That being said, you will need people to do the work that needs to be done. It seems lik...
Things To Ask Before You Agree To A Job
Getting a hire offer is always a thrilling rush, but that doesn't always mean that it's the best thing for your career. In fact, accepting the wrong job can put your career (and life) into a tailspin....
Old Jobs that No Longer Exist
This is a sad reality of life: jobs grow old, and, sometimes, should no longer exist. Obsolescence is a reality of any occupation. Your job may very well one day go away. It won't be anyone's fault. I...
Ebony Harding2 years ago
6 Tips to Strike Down Writer's Block
Lately, you have been unstoppable with your fingers moving at a lightning speed against the keyboard. Then the dreaded happens. As you stare at the blinking cursor in horror, you wonder what happened ...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
Career Hacks For Busy Freelancers
In my years of working as a writer and designer, I have learned that having a career as a freelance artist means that you have to be good at what you do. But, raw skill isn't all that you need in orde...
Things People Don't Tell You About Going To Medical School (But Should)
When you hear that someone is hoping to go into medical school, you can't help but cheer them on. Being a doctor is a noble career choice, and it's one that is undoubtedly going to be taxing. Even tho...