18May/17

Freelancers Sworkit Out With This New Fitness App

Why The Sworkit App Is So Popular

It’s important for us busy freelancers to stay in shape. Perhaps you want to stay glued to your chair. It can get awfully comfortable working from home sometimes. It makes you never want to leave your house.  

Maybe you’re thinking of downloading a workout app, but you’re not sure because fitness apps are too difficult to use, or you have to pay for add-ons like videos.

The newest app called Sworkit allows you to work out anytime you can. The great thing about this app is that you can customize your workouts. Sworkit … Read the rest »

16May/17

How Not to Dress Like a Slob When Working From Home

You Can Dress For Success Even When Working From Home

Working from home has its perks. Some like not working on a set schedule. Others love not having to deal with face-to-face meetings or traffic jams.

After a while, you can get a little too comfortable. You’ll find yourself working on your laptop in bed. Maybe you don’t want to get out of bed or change out of your pajamas.

I, too, work from home, so I understand. But, I still manage to pull together something. It’s not hard to dress for your job – even if your job is … Read the rest »

11May/17

7 Reasons Why You Are Miserable at Your Day Job

 

Can We Get Honest For a Minute?

Yes, we all know how you start getting depressed on Sunday nights.  Then come Monday, it’s the Monday Morning Blues.  Inside your head, The Mamas and The Papas are singing, Monday, Monday.

Have you ever really sat down and asked yourself why this is?  There are numerous reasons, but if you are truly honest you will find that everything probably fits into these seven reasons.  This article could just as easily be entitled, Why People Go Down the Wrong Job Road.

Then Why Do You Stay at Your Work if

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09May/17

Work When You Want at Byron Assistants

 

Are you looking for a very flexible work-at-home opportunity?

Have you thought about becoming a virtual assistant?

Do you want to log in and work whenever you want?

 

Then keep reading, because Byron Assistants might be just what you are looking for?

What Exactly is Byron Assistants?

Byron Assistants is an online, virtual company that hires virtual assistants to work as independent contractors doing a variety of duties for a variety of clients.  If selected, you will be put through their own training and certification program.

You will be able to just log in whenever you want and … Read the rest »

04May/17

Looking For VAs at Vicky Virtual

 

Have you thought about becoming a virtual assistant?

Would you like for all of the marketing to be done for you?

Do you want to get started somewhere with someone?

Well, then Vicky Virtual might have something for you.

What Exactly is Vicky Virtual?

Vicky Virtual is a virtual assistant company, which began in 2014, that hires virtual assistants to basically answer the phones for companies.  If you have ever been an administrative assistant in a company, then you know that there are days when the phones just seem to ring off the hook.  You can’t seem to get … Read the rest »

20Apr/17

Visit or Start Your Own Repair Café

Are you someone whose nickname is “Mr. or Ms. Fix It?”

Are you someone who enjoys contributing to the community?

Are you someone who is concerned about the environment and recycling?

Then maybe you should attend or start your own Repair Café.

What Exactly is a Repair Café?

A Repair Café is a place where people in the community meet how-ever many times a month to volunteer to fix things.  Volunteers with special “fix it” skills show up while visitors to the café bring broken things such as computers, bikes, stereos, jewelry, lamps, and just about anything else.  Many times … Read the rest »

18Apr/17

2 Proven Reasons You Need a Holiday

Do you look forward to taking time off for the holidays?

Do you also try to combine a little vacation time with a holiday? 

Or do you just take a “mental health day” once in a while and skip the vacation?

If you have answered “yes” to any of these, all I can say is good for you.  Just remember to do it more often.

What Did Freud Have to Say About This One?

Sigmund Freud once said, “A holiday is a permitted—or rather a prescribed excess, a solemn violation of a prohibition.” 

It’s sad how sometimes we have to … Read the rest »

05Apr/17

Ryze Up and Network Today!

 

 

Are you someone who uses social media to network or find work?

Are you perhaps someone who uses social media to make new friends?

Are you always on the lookout for the next social media channel?

Well, then listen up and read up!  Ryze might have something for you—maybe or maybe not.

What Exactly is Ryze?

It has been billed the oldest social network founded in 2001.  Ryze (pronounced “rise”) was founded by Adrian Scott, who was also the founding investor for Napster.  Anyone remember Napster?  Just a little social media history here, Facebook was founded in 2003, … Read the rest »

03Apr/17

7 Tests That You Should Take Before Becoming Self-Employed

 

Do you think you have what it takes to go freelance?

Or do you dream of owning the small business of your dreams?

Have you ever wondered if there isn’t an entrepreneurial bone or two in your body?

Well, here is a list of seven tests that you can take to help you see your strengths and weaknesses.   The last three tests are non-traditional and more motivated to show you your passions, calling, and interests.  The first four are more geared towards traditional career advice as they will show you what you should be good at doing.  Even though … Read the rest »

22Feb/17

Back From Mission Possible and Alive to Tell It

Well, hello everyone! 

First of all, thanks for all of the nice emails and well wishes on Facebook.  Also, thank you for all who continued to sign up for my newsletter while I was gone.  Well, I am back now and hope to be getting some really awesome articles out soon.

It seems like it has been forever, since I have been here, but I did learn quite a bit about aging, life, and business.  Without going into too much detail, I was thrown into—without any preparation—a caregiving role for an elderly parent.  No training, no preparation, no instruction manual.  … Read the rest »