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March 11, 2016

Peer Hustle on Business Mic – Turning Your Side Hustle Into a Real Hustle

 

Ian Balina

March 7, 2016

Judyth Piazza interviews Ian Balina, CEO and Founder of Peer Hustle

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Ian Balina, CEO of Peer Hustle, appeared on an interview with Judyth Piazza.

January 14, 2016

4 Ways Freelancers Can Highlight Their Skills

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Liam Veitch, a successful freelancer, once said that client’s won’t hire you because you’ve some skills. Instead, they will hire you if you can help them with your skills. So, you need to have a really solid ground before you expect to have a lot of work in your hand. You need to show the world that you’re good and can help them with your expertise. So what’s important is that you tell clients why they need you for your skills. Rather than simply talking more and more about your skills, you should stress more on how helpful are your skills.

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January 13, 2016

3 Habits to Give Up to Grow Freelancing Business in 2016

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Promise yourself that you won’t let this year go in vain. This year you’ll work harder to develop new productive habits and achieve incredible success in freelancing. Scientists say you can break the chain pattern of a habit by using three principles.

The first principle is changing the environment that prompts you to repeat the bad habits. You have to keep yourself away from the reasons or triggers. For example, if you’re not able to wake up early morning and start working because you fail to go to bed on time in night, find out why that happens every day. Try to stop or keep yourself away from the causing factor. The second principle is repeating the new habits again and again. Scientists say a person can master a new habit between 15 days and 254 days.

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January 11, 2016

3 Positive Psychology Advises for Freelancers Who Need Motivation

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Keeping up with freelancing struggles is very hard for most of the beginners. People who have been freelancing for more than 10 years clearly resonate with the hard times. Even the most successful and experienced freelancers also had to endure critical moments during the beginning years. However, not losing motivation should be the most important thing to do at this time.

When things will get harder, your close friend and family will think you’re going out of your mind, you shouldn’t lose hope. The freelance economy is doing great. According to a May 2015 study conducted on 23,000 freelancers from 180 countries, most of these freelancers earned $39,000 a year on average. Also, the same study points out the fact that employers value a freelancer’s client reviews and experiences more than his/her formal education and certifications. So, you shouldn’t worry. Below you’ll find positive psychology tips on how to find motivation even when the situation is the worst –

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December 4, 2015

How to Move Ruthlessly Forward as a Freelancer

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Being ruthless can be best defined as being passionate and determined about professional priorities. How you will achieve your career goals if you become too sensitive and emotional to every small things of life?

World’s most successful millionaires and billionaires believe that aspiring professionals have to be single minded determined, in other words, ruthless, to be successful in their professional goals.

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December 3, 2015

3 Non-Business Websites To Gain Daily Inspiration From

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Not everyone’s mindset has equal ability to handle stress and problems. Whether you’re a freelancer or an aspiring entrepreneur, you’ll have to rightly wire your brain and mindset so that you can move ahead with your dream projects amidst the odds.

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November 30, 2015

How To Keep Motivating Yourself To Work

How to Keep Yourself Motivated

How do you inspire yourself?

Studies point that how people think about themselves has lot to do with their success. We fail because we lack inspiration and motivation for success. If science has to be believed, it can be said that many professionals are unsuccessful because they don’t feel that they can succeed.

They don’t feel confident about themselves.

So, the fate of success and failure is nothing other than your own perceptions, believes and efforts. Until you feel happy about yourself, you can’t be confident and inspired to do what you want to do. How to feel happy and confident about ourselves? How to keep motivating yourself to work?

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Start your day with a 5 minute reading to a motivational post. According to Time, you feel inspired when you get positive and reward your achievements.

Reading an inspirational blog post can make you feel good in the morning. Science says early morning is the best time to give your mind the positivity boost. Therefore, subscribe to a motivational blog of your choice to get an early morning update. A nice motivational post will fill you with positivity and inspiration.

So, this is one trick to start a day with a relaxed, positive and inspired mind. As a positive mind will help you be highly productivity, you will be able to better focus on your work and finish the work within targets. In return, this will improve your performance and self satisfaction.

Spend Some Time With Yourself

You know, sometimes it’s really good to spend some time alone with yourself. And it’s not a crazy thing to do. You need some time to know yourself, explore your strengths and weakness, identify and celebrate your accomplishments.

If there is no one to appreciate your hard work, take a little bit time to reward yourself. Stop regretting about your past if you want to be happy. Spend some time with yourself and promise that you will let go of things that can’t hold you back.

Everyday recall your achievements and celebrate them with no excuses. Your happiness should not be dependent on anyone. So, know yourself, love yourself and pamper yourself to get inspiration.

Do What Enormously Successful People Do

Everyday will be a challenge. But, you will be able to easily beat them if you can entirely focus only on the challenge of the present. Read about the successful and self made entrepreneurs and millionaires daily.

Read Jamie Tardy’s posts to know more about the world’s successful people. Jamie Tardy is a business coach. She has interviewed over 25o self made millionaires. She writes a lot about how successful people inspire themselves and get motivation.

Read more about stress free productivity. Read books and blogs to know how you can inspire yourself to work. Don’t underestimate or devalue yourself. It can severely hurt your motivation. Be fearless and learn to take risks. This is how you gradually improve and get inspiration to work better every day.

November 27, 2015

How These Successful Entrepreneurs Saved Money to Help Their Career

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Freelancers, who quit their day job to start working independently, must take a cautious and calculative approach to save the bucks during the initial years. Howard Lindzon is a solopreneur.

He is the co-founder and chief executive officer of StockTwits, a social media platform where investors, entrepreneurs and traders can interact for exchange of ideas and current information.

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November 17, 2015

4 Things Freelancers Should Do To Avoid Late Payments

Make clients Pay On Time

According to recent market studies, the trend of late payment from clients seems to have increased significantly. Many authorised sources, like The Wall Street Journal, have confirmed that small businesses are going out of cash especially because the big clients are delaying their payments extensively.

According to the Wall Street Journal story, a small web development business owner had to postpone his business expansion and hiring plan because of cash crunch. One of his clients, which is a big online retailer, cleared his invoice of $6,600 after 404 days from the date of the invoice.

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