The following is a guest post from Martin of Studenomics, where he shares tips on everything from finding the best renter's insurance to getting paid to drink coffee with Airbnb Experiences. As a 10+ year veteran, I asked Martin to put together a piece about the realities of working online. You'll … [Read more...] about The Pros & Cons of Working Online – A Dream Life?
We all need motivation sometimes. These articles might help to inspire you and put you into action so you can achieve your goals.
I love data analysis. No… seriously I love it. I've spent many wistful hours checking Google Analytics for useful insights and I can tell you it's like catnip to me! It's so addictive, especially when you begin to get a real feel for what it can do and how much it can benefit understanding about … [Read more...] about Are You Checking Google Analytics Too Much? How Much IS Too Much?
With the year coming to a close I thought I'd put a little post together for those thinking about taking the leap to try to cut out a side hustle for themselves in the near future. If you're going all in and thinking about starting a blog here are my insights on what working from home is really … [Read more...] about What Working from Home is REALLY Like – The Good & The Bad
You live and learn. I'd not come across the concept of growth mindset until around a year ago when I went to my daughter's school for a parent's evening. The headmaster gave a short introduction about it and went on to talk about the school's commitment to instilling a growth mindset in all the … [Read more...] about What Does Growth Mindset Mean for Bloggers & How Does It Help?
It's right to admit when you've got it wrong. If we all did this more than we do, the world would be a much better place that's for sure. So... I'm going to put my money where my mouth is and tell you about some of my blog failure experiences! I've also added some failures I experienced that … [Read more...] about Blog Failure is Not Fatal: My Résumé of Failed Blogging Ventures
If you've ever started a diet you'll only be too aware of what you're up against. In theory it's very easy to diet and lose weight. All you need to do is to burn more calories than you consume: you create a calorie deficit. There are many approaches to creating a calorie deficit, and on paper … [Read more...] about 8 Dieting Strategies You Can Apply to Blogging
So I've just returned from a two week vacation to Lichnos in Greece. It was a very relaxing break. But now I'm home... with the holiday blues! I spent most days relaxing by a pool in +35°C temperatures and I actually managed to make three blog posts. One of these was a pretty substantial and … [Read more...] about Holiday Blues? Does Routine Offer a Cure?
Aren't there enough pages on the web pushing inspirational quotes down our throats? Maybe. But, since I am presently on vacation in Lichnos, Greece, I'm feeling like I have my two feet planted in the classical world! While I've been enjoying my time lounging by the pool at my hotel, I've … [Read more...] about Inspirational Quotes with Images: Greek Philosophy Useful for Bloggers
After posting some pretty heavily researched articles recently, today I'm going to keep it a little lighter and tell you about my 11 worst jobs ever! The main reason for writing this is to think about the importance of reflecting. I don’t mean about reflecting in a nostalgic way about the past. … [Read more...] about 11 of the Worst Jobs Ever – At Least They Were for Me!
Imagine you’ve just found out you've had the biggest stroke of luck in your life. It's way out there in terms of the likelihood of it happening. But what would you do if you won the lottery and found out that $1,000,000 would be wired to you tomorrow? Have you ever given serious thought to what … [Read more...] about What Would You Do If You Won the Lottery? Here’s What I’d Do