I've done it, millions of people are doing it and you can too. Go solo, detach from the corporate empty promises of better life and create your own. How? Well, it takes these 5 steps, a bit of courage! 1. Specify what you're good at. For me,it was easy. The media industry was right for me. It's challenging, I'm good at producing digital media and promoting it. You may not know what it is you want to do. But just think about what you are REALLY good at. Something only a few ca
As a freelancer or business owner, you may find yourself stuck sometimes, your energy is running low and you feel all demotivated. The industry may be overwhelming or the amount of tasks are. At one point you could experience this. Well. Here's 3 Reasons why you SHOULD get out of bed today. Just in case it's one of those days... 1. If not you, who will...? Think about it. You've started out so well, you are establishing your brand, things are moving quickly and you can't just
Ever since I had to travel alone from A to B and then later, and still now, whenever I have a business trip, a photoshoot or a conference to get to, I always take public transport wherever possible. Or walk it. Long or short distances of walking don't bother me, even with a heavy load of equipment on my back because my degree, a Media Production degree, was a survival training programme and I passed it.
Benefits of not having a car? Here they are
1. I can explore more.
There's a major shift in the industry, it feels like. Right, left and centre companies are reaching out to their audiences in most direct and desperate ways. Adverts are talking either directly at people or obviously illustrating something that is commonly recognised as "relatable". Here's the problem. I don't think people want "relatable" anymore from companies, from ads. It used to be about moving away from the furry animals and actually creating campaigns that mattered to
Starting up a business from scratch and without any funding is a ridiculous idea but it's also a challenge I willingly chose. I wanted to prove to myself that it is possible and I can do it. So far, I'm achieving that. And as ridiculous ideas tend to be, it also creates extra work on top of all the existing tasks that come with starting up and running a business. First of all, you never have any money because all your earnings go towards your business, on investment in equipm
5 reasons why you need start making “Done “ Lists instead of “To -Do lists” 1. More Organised I realised I found more clarity within my day by doing ‘Done’ lists. It wasn’t so overwhelming anymore to know what was on my ‘To Do’ list because my ‘Done’ list was growing and the progress was noted. 2. Visual Representation of Productivity Level With your ‘DONE’ list, you are able to see exactly what you have done and by comparing it to your ‘to do’ list you can see if you made pr