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What Education Do You Need To Become A Freelancer?

Photo by Ali Yahya on Unsplash For many, working as a freelancer is a great path to self-employment. Freelancers often enjoy the autonomy and other benefits of entrepreneurship. At the same time, they don’t have all of the overhead and concerns of other business owners. For example, freelancers don’t have to woo investors or search for an office. […]

Ten years in, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain

Photo by Recito Prasida on Unsplash Everyone says the blockchain, the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, is going to change EVERYTHING. And yet, after years of tireless effort and billions of dollars invested, nobody has actually come up with a use for the blockchain—besides currency speculation and illegal transactions. Source: Ten years in, nobody has come up […]

Ethereum will be the next Facebook — A Fundamental Analysis

Photo by Bry Ulrick on Unsplash As we enter 2018, I think Ethereum will be the next Facebook due to the massive amount of use cases that i am finding in major industries that benefit greatly from decentralization & transparency.Ethereum is basically the app store for blockchain. It allows creators to build and run apps without having to […]

The Secret to Productivity is Not Reading Productivity Articles

Photo by Andreas Klassen on Unsplash Consider the paradoxical nature of these articles. Many bemoan the insidious evil of excessive social media usage in the age of addictive distractions and extol the increasingly rare capacity to do “deep work,” all while utilizing the same proven tactics of the distractions they righteously implore us to avoid. Clickbait-y title, the […]

The Best Business Books to Read in 2018

Photo by Jeremy McKnight on Unsplash Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won’t be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early. Source: The 7 Best Business Books I Read In 2017 | Inc.com

How we bootstrapped a startup

Photo by Oscar Nilsson on Unsplash The absolute truth is that each and every one of us can build a business that can support us. We don’t need to build a million dollar business to survive. We just need a regular paycheck. Just like the paycheck that we already get working for someone else, except it’s a paycheck […]

How These Co-Founders Turned Their Side Hustle Into an Instagram-Famous Company

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash Scroll through Mindy’s Bakeshop’s Instagram feed and you’ll see holiday sugar cookies shaped like snow globes, mouthwatering golden-crusted pies, and cakes lined with delicate flowers. The couple used the social platform not only to advertise their business to prospective customers, but to also introduce themselves to the community. A recent post showing […]

Small Business Sales Calls: Why It’s About Quality and Not Quantity

Photo by Adrien on Unsplash Phone calls can be very effective for sales that require a personal connection, a high ticket price, or a consultative sale. Plus, it saves time and expense for the small business owner, especially if you are drumming up sales yourself. Sales reps in big companies are expected to make 30-100 calls per day. […]