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Quora is a place to gain and share knowledge. It's a platform to ask questions and connect with people who contribute unique insights and quality answers
Every weekday morning, I'll jump into Quora and answer a freelancing question. So far, I've answered 24 questions for freelancers.
For years, I've been friends with Jason Long, the founder of Brainleaf. Brainleaf is a project scoping tool to help scope work faster and streamline the approval process. During the years at Noodlehead Marketing, this was the type of tool we needed but never had!
BrainLeaf has an extensive and active blog geared towards entreprenuers and freelancers. Both Jason Long and I have a desire to share our experiences and insights as a way to help others flourish. As a result, I'm always welcome to create guest blog posts to share. My latest addition for Brainleaf revolves around the eight achievements from the Path Of The Freelancer book. If you don't know what they are, click the button below to explore the eight achievements of successful freelancers.
Kene Iloenyosi is the founder of Talent Revolution, a company that develops resources which help young adults discover, develop and apply their unique talents in a fulfilling career. He’s also authored two books, Finding Your Sweet Spot, & DNA of Talent (Affiliate Amazon Links).
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I once heard a talk by Warren Buffet and Bill Gates on why they do what they do. Mr. Buffett made a statement that still resonates with me today; “Find something you love doing and are good at, and you will love your career. I was fortunate to discover what I’m good at early in life, and I’ve stuck to that ever since.”
Denise Renee is a Marketing Copywriter and Social Media Branding strategist. She helps individuals and small businesses build their brands online so they can attract their desired opportunities. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @MeetDeniseRenee. Catch her Motivational Monday posts and more on her blog, Meet Denise Renee
In my experience, I’ve noticed a major bias within the entrepreneurial community that doesn't get talked about very much.
There is an underlying “caste system,” if you will, between those who are full-time entrepreneurs (or full-time freelancers working for themselves), and those who choose to work a 9-to-5 job while they build their business.
I was in Information Technology for eight years when I was compelled to start a company. It was a quiet question in my mind, nothing pushy but a simple question.
“Dean, what do you think about starting a hosting company?”
I imagined the idea of owning a company as a compelling challenge. I didn’t have a family yet and could devote the time to the pursuit. I embraced the idea and explored it.
Purpose, Vision, Mission
Passion, Success, Sustainability
Communication, Expectations, Guidelines
Core Values, Strengths, Unity
Ideas, Goals, Priorities
Reality, Strategy, Execution
These are important aspects of planning within a company, organization, and our personal lives. Whether we are intentional or not, we live from these beliefs, and we walk alongside them to success or failure. They help set foundations, sound thought and orderly actions to, hopefully, fulfill our desired outcome.
Our guest author, Jim Karwisch makes lives better through Improvisation. He offers Leadership Skills Training as a Speaker and Coach. You can learn more about Jim and the powerful work he does at DuMoreImprov.com
As a freelancer, displaying your competency for the business as well as a mastery of your craft is vital.
How do we as freelancers stay consistent with our interactions and messaging in order to maintain the view we want others to have of us?
The answer is personal branding.