The Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success |

Want to know the keys to entrepreneurial success? Who better to learn from than successful entrepreneurs! So, what is entrepreneurial success? IGI Global defines entrepreneurial success as “the individual entrepreneur’s distinct understanding and appraisal of the accomplishment of standards that are personally crucial to him/her.” As success is a subjective measure, there is no one-size-fits-all … Continued

Exercise is the key to productivity says Virgin CEO |

  Richard Branson’s top tip for a productive day. There are countless ways to boost productivity, from to-do lists to morning routines, meditation to productivity apps, but according to the Virgin boss all you need to keep you energised throughout the day is exercise.

Goal setting: The SMART method |

Goal setting can make a real difference when it comes to achieving your dreams, providing motivation to continuously improve yourself. When goal setting, it is important to think about what you want to achieve, dream big because anything is possible no matter how cliche that sounds. As well as dreaming big, you have to be … Continued

Finding financial freedom |

For many people, finances can be a scary topic and one which has been compounded by increased inflation, not to mention the global pandemic, which has affected so many people’s livelihoods. When looking at your personal finances it can be a minefield, never knowing how much to spend and what you should be saving, but … Continued

The billion-pound digital nomad |

In 2019 techpreneur Johnny Boufarhat launched Hopin, an online conference-hosting platform. Starting out with just six employees, he now employs more than 650 people. Of Lebanese origin, Boufarhat, who was born and raised in Australia and moved to the London as a teenager, is now the UK’s youngest self-made billionaire at the tender age of … Continued

Bill Gates’ essential summer reads |

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has shared the 5 books he’ll be reading over the summer, including a memoir, a corporate leadership read and a Pulitzer prize winner. Posting on his personal blog, the billionaire has recommended five books which share a common theme, that being the idea of conflict between man and nature, unsurprising given … Continued

3 quick fixes to relieve desk-related aches and pains |

Long hours at your desk playing havoc with your posture? Try these quick fix stretches to ease those aching muscles. The rest of the world have now become all too familiar with the reality long faced by freelancers that when working from home you tend to spend way more time at your desk than you … Continued

Top tips for perfect email etiquette |

Email makes us more efficient right? Not necessarily, according to research by productivity software provider Boomerang. This month marks the 50th anniversary of email. Its inventor, Ray Tomlinson, declared at the time that it was “a complete revolution, fundamentally changing the way people communicate.” He wasn’t wrong. Fifty years on the average worker sends and … Continued

How to be an indispensable freelancer |

All businesses desire to establish mutually beneficial, long-standing relationships with clients, and its no different for freelancers. The gig-economy has skyrocketed during the pandemic with huge numbers of workers turning to freelancing, and not necessarily as a result of losing their jobs. Many are simply trying to earn some extra cash by maximising the extra … Continued

Top 5 new year resolutions for freelancers |

New year is not new year without resolutions, both personal and professional. 2020 was memorable for all the wrong reasons and its high time we put it very firmly behind us and look ahead with as much positivity as we can muster for the year ahead with our top 5 new year resolutions for freelancers.