By Natasha Mitchell: Owner Inspire & Drive
Side hustle much? No, its not the latest Salsa move – it’s the way to make extra money outside of work hours. In a study conducted by the Harvard Business Review the freelance community makes up 34% of the U.S. workforce. Of the 53 million freelancers, 14.3 million are side hustlers or “moonlighters” (if we want to be politically correct). That means 27% of all freelancers also have full time jobs.
The intention is that you want to eventually grow your side hustle into your own fully-fledged business and be your own boss. Our passions tend to sneak up on us and demand attention. They tickle our inner entrepreneur to encourage you to exit out of the corporate grind. But wait…before you make any rash decisions, test the proverbial waters first. (more…)
July 13, 2017 | Master-User
It’s not an exaggeration when I say that Facebook has changed my life.
It was the spring of 2007 and my life was taking a few twists and turns. My marriage had ended a few years prior and I had gone from a marketing project manager to taking a series of part-time, contract and temporary jobs that had left me increasingly frustrated and unfulfilled. I had come to a point where change was the only viable option. I was exploring, searching and digging into what I wanted to do with my life. I was reading all types of books and attending tons of personal development programs. I had lots of ideas swirling in my head about what to do next, but I just couldn’t figure out where to start. I had a very small social circle. I had never attended a networking events and was very overwhelmed with all the options and choices I faced. I felt stuck.
April 3, 2017 | Katia Millar
Are you one of those people who shows up on Facebook just when you have something to promote? Well, you don’t need me to tell you this, but if you’re committed to success with your social media efforts then you’ll need to start creating real engagement and meaningful connections with your network on a consistent basis – and not just when you have an offer for them. (more…)
January 17, 2017 | Katia Millar