The Best Financial Lesson I Learnt In 2016
Freelancing

The Best Financial Lesson I Learnt In 2016

On the first of December, I received an email that would change the course of my life. At least in the short run. One of my biggest clients was giving me ( and a few of us) one month notice. Which meant by the end of the year, exactly on the 31st of December, we …

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4 Things I Learnt From Loosing Potential Clients
Freelancing

4 Things I Learnt From Loosing Potential Clients

Since the beginning of my writing career about four years ago, I have always challenged myself to take on new clients every year. With my short attention span of about six months to a year, I realized that I got bored and restless immediately the novelty of the job wore off. This year was not …

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Productivity Hack: Write Everything Down
Freelancing

Productivity Hack: Write Everything Down

Last week, LinkedIn ran a Week of Learning. For one week, all the courses of the LinkedIn Learning app was free. (It hasn’t changed though) I heard about it rather late - about four days in - but I was still able to take advantage of a few courses. So, for the next two/three days, I binged …

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Writer's Diaries: How Routine Kills Creativity
Freelancing

Writer’s Diaries: How Routine Kills Creativity

The other day, I was at a meeting with a potential client. Just before the end of the meeting, he asked me, ‘what inspires you?’ I was numb for a minute before mumbling something along the lines of money, success, and results. Not necessarily in that order. He then probed a little more. ‘Do you have …

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Life Lately

 September Faves

  Biopics There was a time in my life when I wouldn’t be caught watching anything other than romcoms and K-dramas. Now, I’m embracing biopics with both hands. So far, I’ve seen Pele, Jobs, Nina, Confirmation, Joy, Selma, The Walk, and counting. I figured if I can’t get around to reading some of these biographies, …

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