Tag Archives: Self employed

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 in the right frame of mind, constantly focused and ready to be consistent. Consistency is key. The only person who can change your life is you, so get ready to start your goal setting journey and be ready to accept positivity.
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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 with these few handy tips, it doesn’t have to be scary. You’ll be on your way to financial freedom in no time.
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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 just 27-years-old. Having recently secured $400m of investment, Hopin is now valued at a very impressive $5.65bn (£4.05bn).
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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 Gates’ passion for solving the climate crisis and in the wake of the chaos caused by the pandemic.
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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 receives around one hundred emails a day but many of us consider them to be one of our biggest time wasters.
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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 time they have on their hands.
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