Call it Millennial ennui, or just plain dissatisfaction with careers that are more than a little lackluster if you want. All I know is that there is a disturbing trend among my friends. So many of them are absolutely miserable in their jobs. They want to make a change, but they don’t know how.
You’ve done it (or almost done it!). You are about to join the masses of people who are leaving the traditional office behind in order to work remotely. Congratulations! You stand to save between 2k and 7k per year thanks to this decision. You already know the other benefits; less stress, one less car on the road, no…
A few years ago, an aspiring Wes Anderson would score a cheap super 8 camera and get to work filming whatever caught their eye. That’s how many of the best known directors today got their starts.
Lots of high school athletes think they are going to make it in the pros. Lots of aspiring actors move to Hollywood area, convinced they will make it big. Lots of kids who start a band are certain they will be “discovered.”
It’s becoming more and more common for people to seek out supplemental sources of income. While side hustles like freelance writing, web design, or even just getting an extra part time job are popular, there are a lot of people seeking out more passive ways to make money. Phone farming, where people make small amounts…
It was so easy when they were young. They were excited about anything new or different. And entertaining them was as simple as stopping by a small amusement park, taking a boat ride, swimming, fishing, etc.
The threshold for starting a side-hustle these days has significantly decreased. You don’t need savings or a loan to rent out a storefront - you can DIY a digital one with relative ease; you no longer need to warehouse products - there are a companies to do that for you.
Video is huge. In fact, more than 500 million hours of video are watched on YouTube each day.
Freelancing may seem lonely at times – no colleagues to gossip with next to the water cooler or mentors to ask for work advice.
You’ve decided to develop an e-course. You have important concepts or skills to teach others and you are excited about it.
It’s time to admit this - I’m not a great cook. It takes me forever to chop an onion. I use boxed ingredients. I’ve burnt more things than I can count, and made meals my dog refused to eat.
If you are working that “boring desk job”, there’s a lot of things you may not be appreciating enough like the fact that office supplies were just “there” whenever you needed them. Your paycheck was regular and your health insurance was at least partially paid for.
Everyone loves a good video (even if it’s not about cats).
The first time I went camping I was hooked. I was also woefully unprepared and spent a lot of money unnecessarily. I bought things I didn’t need. I forgot essentials. The second mistake meant disrupting the trip with excursions to the supply store at the campground and Walmart. I quickly learned that the campground…
If you’ve got gift cards or spare holiday savings burning a hole in your pocket, you can get a lot for your money in the next week or so. The Boxing day sales are now on and there are loads of other post Christmas sales and bargains to come. All you have to do is know the best way to take advantage of them. Here are…
Tell me, how often did you feel thrilled to participate in a cool workshop (in-person or online) to find your self disconnecting (figuratively or literally) within just 15 minutes?
Social media. We are all connected, whether it’s a Facebook or Twitter account, checking in on what our friends are posting, and/or following those celebrities or companies that entertain, inspire, or educate us.
How do they do it?
Most of us want to be creative, smart, and quick thinkers. Unfortunately, much of the brain boosting advice out there falls in one of three areas:
So you have received a Snapchat from your niece, and it self-destructs a few seconds after you view it. What the heck is this all about? Maybe you want to keep that silly photo, maybe print it out and put it in one of your stacks of photo albums that sit in the closet. The point is most kids doesn’t want you to do…