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These Counterintuitive Money Management Strategies For Freelancers Really Work

It may be a freelance economy, but the unfortunate truth is that many gig workers aren’t saving enough for the future. Over 40% of people who are self employed don’t have retirement savings. The top reasons cited for this was lack of income, unpredictable income, and reliance on a spouse’s retirement savings. The situation is clearly worrisome. Fortunately, there are some money management strategies that can help freelancers find a path to financial stability. What may be surprising to some is that many of these strategies are seemingly counterintuitive, yet they work. See more…

Why You Should Follow Your Curiosity

Why You Should Follow Your CuriosityWhen considering a career and a lifestyle, people often offer the advice to follow your passion. It seems like solid advice, but what happens if you don’t know what your passion is? People ask me all the time how to find their passion, which is always a hard question for me to answer.Until my conversation with Elizabeth Gilbert.You might know her as the author of the New York Times best-selling book turned movie, Eat, Pray, Love. What you might not know is that her perspective on following your passion is much different than you may have ever… via

4 Habits of People Who Are Always Learning New Skills


Working in online learning, I’ve found that every year around this time there’s a burst of sign-ups from workers seeking new skills. Perhaps it’s a matter of New Year’s resolutions, or a reaction to seeing their friends and colleagues make big career changes each January. Unfortunately, the initial commitment to learning all too often fizzles out. Studies have found that 40% to 80% of students drop out of online classes. Those who give up miss out. In one survey of more than 50,000 learners who completed MOOCs on Coursera, 72% reported career benefits such as doing their current job more effectively, finding a new job, or receiving…

Afraid Your New Boss Will Overwork You? Ask This 1 Question in the Interview to Find Out

While it’s very important to prepare for an interview so you can sound confident and clear in your answers, one part of interview preparation that’s often overlooked is what questions the job seeker should ask the hiring manager. I coach my clients to ask eight questions in the interview that can actually help improve their chances of getting the job. One of these questions also has the added benefit of helping you determine if the employer is going to overwork you. That question is:”Tell me about the most successful hire you’ve made recently.. See more.

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