Should You Become a Freelancer and Start a Freelancing Business?

Have you heard of terms like gig economy, freelancing, and side business? It seems to be the trend these days to make a side income if you aren’t making enough income at your regular job. The idea of becoming your own boss and working when you want at the beach does have its dreamy appeal,Continue reading “Should You Become a Freelancer and Start a Freelancing Business?”

Writing Skills that Entrepreneurs and Santa Would Crave?

Would you feel more comfortable crafting a handwritten letter or sending a quick text? Most likely you answered “text” because most of us feel a bit out of practice when it comes to writing by hand. In fact, our writing skills (by hand or keyboard) has been declining each generation! A perfect example of thisContinue reading “Writing Skills that Entrepreneurs and Santa Would Crave?”

Skills Insight of the Day #1 – Writing

“…the Snapchat generation may produce more writing than any group of teenagers before it, writing copious text messages and social media posts, but when it comes to the formal writing expected at school and work, they struggle with the mechanics of simple sentences.” – Dana Goldstein, The New York Times For more on writing andContinue reading “Skills Insight of the Day #1 – Writing”

6 Ways to Improve Your Writing Skills Fast

What if all your communication was through written messages? How efficiently and clearly would you be able to communicate your thoughts? For those of us with poor or average writing skills, workplace writing tasks can be challenging and intimidating. But you can improve your writing skills by following these habits. Here are six ways toContinue reading “6 Ways to Improve Your Writing Skills Fast”