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Month: April 2015

Freedom Fridays: What it’s like to work part-time

For those who don’t know, I only work 4 days a week. That’s right, I’m technically a part-timer. Every weekend is a long weekend for me. And I fricken’ LOVE IT. People usually ask me what I do on my days off (which are Fridays). I call these days “Freedom Fridays” because I’m free to do whatever I want, at any old time. I usually respond by telling them all the things…

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Things I learned from studying bloggers and YouTubers

Continuing on my post from yesterday, about how everyone needs to start somewhere, I thought I would take the time to share with some lessons I’ve learned from spending hours watching YouTube videos and reading about blog success stories. A note on YouTube  It is well-understood that YouTube personalities, with millions of subscribers, can earn a decent living off their content (we’re talking millions). What’s even more significant is the fact that many…

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Everyone has to start somewhere

If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late. -Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn.   When I started SB.TV my editing skills were jokes, but I got better. If I’d let being bad at editing stop me from making videos, there’d be no SB.TV.  -Jamal Edwards, Founder of SB.TV   I was hugely ignorant – I barely had a clue how to sharpen…

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I want to go where there are no photos on Google

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to Rome, in all its glory. There were some aspects that were absolutely amazing, and of course, others less so. But I’m treating the negative attributes as ‘lessons learned’ about my travel style and what I do and do not enjoy when going abroad. First and foremost, when travelling, I basically hate being around tourists. Yes I know, I am a tourist. But I don’t…

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The things it took me 30 years to learn  

1. Work is actually just like school When I was a student, I couldn’t wait to get a full-time job. I thought – wouldn’t it be awesome to leave work and just shut off at the end of the day? Little did I know that work is actually just like school. For example, you have the same hierarchy: You also have recess and lunch. Except it usually takes the form…

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