Personal Reflection – I Stayed in My Old Job for Far Too Long and Stunted My Potential

Don’t quit your job on a whim. I am not suggesting that you should quit your job, disrupt your income flow and ability to pay your bills, and upend your life because you feel like it. This is not a decision to take lightly. However, as I personally reflect upon on my life, I regret not leaving my previous jobs when I had the chance. I spent too much time coasting, participating in the rat race,...

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Jobs That Thrive In a Bad Economy

 I used to be an academic advisor, counselor, and college adjunct. It was a profession I did not enjoy at all. Teachers bring their work home with them, the pay is better at private schools, and you must stay in one place a long time to get secured pay increases. I became a freelance writer in the gig economy, which is growing all the time, so I could work on my own terms. However, if you are...

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Think You’re Ready to Start Freelancing Full-Time?

Ready to freelance?
For many people, being able to start freelancing full-time is the dream. After all, you get to pick your own projects, set your own schedule, and even work from home. While it is possible to make a living by freelancing full-time, you do need to prepare for the transition. If you aren’t sure if you’re ready, here are some questions you need to ask yourself.

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