How to Make Digital Nomadism a Long-Term Lifestyle

Digital nomadism – the combination of travel with remote work – is an increasingly popular trend. Many bright-eyed millennials see it as a way to ditch the drudgery of a boring and uninspiring 9-to-5 while at the same time satisfying their hunger for travel. Yet despite all of the travel bloggers and YouTubers who ‘sell’…

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Automation Could Mean the End of the McJob

The term ‘McJob’ applies to any job that is low-skilled, low-paying, unstimulating, and has few prospects. We might call these dead-end jobs. Author Douglas Copeland popularised the term McJob in his novel Generation X: Tales of an Accelerated Culture (1991), which conveys the struggles of Gen Xers, those born in the 60s to early 80s.…

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The Freelancer’s Guide to Self-Promotion

You’ll have elected to make the transition to freelancing because you have enough confidence in your abilities to believe you can make a living. But you’ll quickly come to realise something: your ability to do whatever skill it is you’re selling is only half the battle. The other half is all related to the business…

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How to Make Sure You Get Paid on Time as a Freelancer

Managing your finances as a freelancer can be tough because you’re not always getting regular work. Some months you might have plenty of work on and money isn’t an issue, but then work might drop off for a couple of months and that’s when you start to struggle. It’s important that you get into the…

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Common Mistakes That Cause Solopreneurs to Burn Out

It seems that in the 21st century we have a dearth of control. We struggle to exert control over our careers, our household budgets, and our work/life balance. We can easily feel as though we have ceded all autonomy over our lives and if we’re not careful we can find ourselves feeling like anonymous worker…

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