Relationship Skill: Emotional Intelligence

Relationship Skill: Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is one of today’s most common buzzwords. So many people are throwing it around. But what exactly is it? Is it someone’s ability to display and demonstrate empathy and relate to other people? Or is it a way to connect with one’s own self and...
3 Tips to Stay Motivated

3 Tips to Stay Motivated

Staying motivated at work, whether you work in an office or at home, can be a real challenge. For many, working at home can pose many more threats to your concentration and motivation. Apart from all the distractions around your home, many people find the lack of a...
Year-End Reviews, Goal Setting, and Planning Ahead

Year-End Reviews, Goal Setting, and Planning Ahead

To succeed in something, you need to set it as your goal. This is a fact that applies to everything in life, including freelancing. Setting goals lets you focus and direct your energy towards something positive. Not to mention, a goal gives you a way to assess the...
Speaking with Confidence

Speaking with Confidence

These days, being confident on the phone is a seriously under-developed skill. With all the communication that happens over text and email, it would seem there’s hardly ever a reason to pick up the phone to talk to someone. However, the majority of customer...
3 Ways to Feel Connected to Your Remote Colleagues

3 Ways to Feel Connected to Your Remote Colleagues

One of the top concerns of remote workers is the lack of feeling part of a community that one normally gets in a traditional workplace. Being a remote worker doesn’t need to be a sad or lonely existence. There are plenty of ways to connect to your colleagues, even if...
5 Tools to be Successful Working from Home

5 Tools to be Successful Working from Home

Working from home is something more and more people strive for. The freedom that those who become freelancers and self-employed have includes the ability to choose when you want to work, what kind of work you want to do, and with whom you want to work. But most...