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How to build Emotional Resilience at Work

2021-06-07T23:04:51+00:00

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), depression has been on the rise recently and it is one of the dominant factors for determining the state of our mental health. Most adults spend their lives working several hours while the typical 9-5 is the reality of most individuals today. Emotional resilience is an individual’s psychological ability to cope with or adapt to pressure, change and stress needs to be built and boosted even in your place of work and can be developed with proper training, knowledge, and motivation. Promoting emotional resilience in your workplace is the best way to function properly [...]

How to build Emotional Resilience at Work2021-06-07T23:04:51+00:00

How to write an effective cover letter

2021-06-07T23:00:44+00:00

Do not let a bad cover letter stop you from getting that dream job! Cover letters are one of the numerous ways to put yourself in the minds of your potential employers. A cover letter is a great way to mark your attendance and proceed to the next stage. While a cover letter may be optional for some jobs, some companies see it as a process of identifying the qualified. Also, it is a good idea to include a cover letter in your applications before you submit. A cover letter is a one-page essay which is usually sent with an application, [...]

How to write an effective cover letter2021-06-07T23:00:44+00:00

Professional Habits You Should Develop in Your 20’s

2021-05-24T15:07:01+00:00

The sooner you learn how to develop yourself professionally, the closer you are to achieving your career goals. There are some professional habits you need to start developing in your twenties as this is a crucial time to build your career. Therefore, creating professional habits early enough will help you achieve your goals and lay a good foundation for your success. You might be wondering, what are professional habits and why is professionalism important? Developing and exhibiting professional habits is the easiest way to show competency in your work and your personal life. Additionally, it helps with your productivity as you [...]

Professional Habits You Should Develop in Your 20’s2021-05-24T15:07:01+00:00

Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Business

2021-05-24T14:41:09+00:00

I wish I knew that starting a business is not just selling; it is more than that. It is important to know that a lot of people can sell products/services but may not be able run a business. Running a business is more than creating a product or offering a service, it is also creating a brand, dealing with processes, and handling outcomes. I wish I knew this before I started out as an entrepreneur. Learn these secrets from me for free, I am not charging but you can thank me later. I wish I knew that starting a business is [...]

Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Business2021-05-24T14:41:09+00:00

Surviving Your First Week at Work

2021-05-24T14:30:20+00:00

Success during week one is about balance; you want to make great first impressions, but you should not put too much pressure on yourself to get everything right. The goal is to learn about your new workplace and feel out your place in that ecosystem.   In the first week: Introduce yourself, relentlessly. Studies have shown that anxiety in new situations can come in part from not feeling confident in how to introduce ourselves. It is a natural feeling — when you are new, you do not necessarily want to call attention to yourself. But in the first days of a [...]

Surviving Your First Week at Work2021-05-24T14:30:20+00:00

How I Went From Zero Clients to Fully Booked

2021-05-21T10:42:05+00:00

I will tell you a success story of how I went from hoping that clients would find me, to working towards my craft and getting clients back-to-back. Before now, my motto used to be, “I hope people would refer clients to me”, “I hope clients would look for me”. I mean, I am a great copywriter so my skill should speak for me. That was the foundation of my failure as a Copywriter. I thought it would be a walk in the park until fear and panic crept in. How will I pay my bills? I am not getting any job [...]

How I Went From Zero Clients to Fully Booked2021-05-21T10:42:05+00:00

Cold Pitching 101 For Freelancers

2021-05-21T10:34:53+00:00

When I first heard about cold pitching, I wondered what it was and how to write one. However, after I read about it and was shown a perfect example, I wondered if it is a wise decision to tell people about my skills/services. I got to understand that learning how to cold pitch is a great skill to have and it will elevate chances of getting more jobs as a freelance. There are no set rules when it comes to cold emailing, if you highlight your abilities properly and introduce yourself and what you can offer them, then you are on [...]

Cold Pitching 101 For Freelancers2021-05-21T10:34:53+00:00

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations

2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

Creating and making presentations are a part of our academic and career path. You may have had the opportunity to create and make a presentation. Maybe during your degree project defence or as a part of your tasks during your first week of resumption at work. But, if you have not, you definitely will soon. Here are a few tips to help you create and deliver unforgettable presentations. Write everything as they come At the start, you may be experiencing a rush of ideas and may be tempted to want to immediately develop a structure. Ignore being perfect, just put everything [...]

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

High-Income Skills You Should Learn

2021-03-18T12:05:29+00:00

The other day we posted about high-income skills people can learn online and skills that would enable them to work remotely. We had a lot of enquiries so we decided to create a list of websites you can learn these skills online for free (some require payment for advanced stages). We will be updating this list as often as possible. The skills we mentioned are; copywriting, web design, graphic design and social media management. Copywriting; Copywriting is re-arranging words to make things sell better. It is a text form of salesmanship. Copywriters are responsible for the text on brochures, billboards, websites, [...]

High-Income Skills You Should Learn2021-03-18T12:05:29+00:00

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn in School

2021-03-18T11:34:57+00:00

This life is so funny, in school you are told to put your head down, read, for girls- do not follow boys, for boys- do not follow girls. Face your books do not do Facebook and although that advise at that point was important, that is not all you need to move forward especially career-wise. There are certain secrets which you just take no classes on, here are some; Social media skills The importance of social media cannot be overemphasized, especially today where almost everything happens online. Social media can take your career to the next level, if your organisation does [...]

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn in School2021-03-18T11:34:57+00:00