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Medium Alternatives: 5 Sites Where You Could Make Money Writing Like Medium
Medium is a powerful website to make money writing but if you are looking for more such platforms where you could make money writing or sites similar to Medium.com or sites that are perfect alternatives for making money writing, this guide will definitely help you out.
Lockdown's Unseen Crisis of Cognitive Bounce
Here’s a snapshot of my Thursday afternoon: 2 hour global conference presenting our digital transformation consultancy to several hundred excos across our top markets. 1 hour International Women’s Day panel pre-record. 2 x 30 min 2021 KPI setting sessions with direct reports. An hour with our holding co discussing shared service needs. 30 min consultation with my daughter’s college tutor and ex-husband. 30 min check in with French CEO. 1 hour session with tech founders looking for collaboration potential. 30 min client proposal run through. 30 min weekly status with US team. 8pm and breathe…
Lessons from Crashing an Engagement Party
Last night I was invited to a bar to sing karaoke. As a rule, I say no to karaoke. Nobody wants to hear me sing. But my partner and his friends are musicians and so (making him pinky promise that I wouldn’t have to perform) I decided to say yes.
I Let Work Rob Me Of My Life
I’ve been working for 12 hours straight already. It’s 8 pm and I’m just packing up to go home, have dinner, and then possibly spend another 3 hours on client files before officially calling it a night.
10 Better Phrases Than "May I Pick Your Brain?"
Here’s what I hear when someone asks me if they can “pick my brain”. I want a cheat code to complete a project. I only wish to hear about the good bits. It’s all about me and my needs.
Vocalized: My Thoughts on Vocal, Creators & Inspiring Stories
Humanity is the human race, which includes everyone on Earth. It's also a word for the qualities that make us human, such as the ability to love and have compassion, be creative, and not be a robot or alien.
The Four Steps of human-focused problem-solving. In 1994 Proctor and Gamble approached Gianfranco Zaccai, founder of Continuum, a design and branding consultancy, to "Find a better way to clean floors".
Initial Thoughts On The Vocal Creator Bonus System
At the beginning of 2021, Vocal rolled out their new 'Creator Bonus' system. In essence, it's pretty straightforward: The more active you are, the more Vocal will pay you.
Are You Selling What Your Customers Are Buying?
Competition for new and repeat customers is relentless for any business, but particularly on the high street. It has never been more important to understand what your customers want to buy, as opposed to what you want to sell.
Five Things to do BEFORE Setting up a Facebook Page.
Whether you've just started a business or have been running one for some time, if you're not taking advantage of social media to build and market your brand, a Facebook page is a great place to start. The setup process is simple, it's free, and it only takes a few minutes to complete. Did I also mention Facebook has over two billion users? Think of how many potential customers you can reach through your page. Exactly, so let’s get started.
What I Learned From the Co-Founder of Netflix
14-year-old Marc Randolph stood under the sun at the base of a trailhead with 15 other students at his side. His parents had dropped him off that morning at The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) to hone his skills. The program required a month of surviving on their own in the wilderness. Each day the group was separated into smaller sections, and a "leader of the day" was appointed.
Getting a head start on marketing agility starts with niche expertise and flex talent
If there’s anything the global workforce has learned over the past year, it’s to “expect the unexpected.” Even more so in the advertising, media and marketing industries, there has been a natural call for the need to be adaptable, creative and innovative.