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15 fresh tools every freelancer needs

Whether you freelance for yourself, or are managing an online business with staff, you will invariably need tools to help you organise your work and stay productive. Now that Christmas is done, it's that time of year when you might reconsider your processes and what will help make 2017 more profitable and successful. The following 15 tools could just...

Can Sitting Be As Bad As Smoking? 6 Seemingly Harmless Everyday Activities That Threaten Your Health

Source: Medical Daily Unhealthy habits such as smoking and excessive drinking can have a detrimental effect on our physical well-being, but certain daily activities that we deem harmless may also be leading us down a path to an early grave. Sitting most of the day, wearing an uncomfortable outfit, or spending too much time on our Smartphones are just a...

The Positive Impact Of Social Networking Sites On Society [Opinion]

Social networking isn’t for everyone, but it’s now such a massive part of all our lives, whether we embrace or reject the notion, that it can no longer be ignored. But are social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ a force for good or evil? As with most questions there are multiple angles to approach this quandary...

You Don’t Have to Quit Your Day Job to Be Happy

Unless you have the best job you could possibly have, someone’s probably told you to quit so you can be happy. That’s great for some people, but it’s not the only way to make your life better. As creative writer Bianca Bass explains, the advice to “Just quit” is a wishy washy pipe dream at best for many people. Sure,...

10 Questions To Ask Before You Accept A Job Offer

It is that time of the year when most of the people are out on a job hunt. According to a survey, 62% people bid adieu to their jobs after appraisals. It is either because of dissatisfaction from salary or because of lack of growth opportunities at their current organization. Are you a contributor to this percentage? If yes, then...

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

There aren't many natural born leaders. Most leaders take responsibility for training themselves to be effective. Whether you learn from the wisdom of others or get insights from personal experience, becoming a more effective leader is about what you do, not what know. Here are five things you can do to train yourself to be a great leader: 1. Keep promises,...