If you can not take care of a child, don’t have one

Oh wait, are you serious? So, you mean some people do not deserve to have a family of their own because they are poor? Okay, not to be misconstrued, family is a beautiful thing. Everyone deserves one and should have one at least. But it will be selfish and a terrible idea to have a child you can not take care of. A child you can not send to school…

The Missing Link

When I was 12, I planned my life up to 25 years — modified as I grew because life isn’t a straight line equation. It’s more like a sinusoidal wave equation. Every time I return to that little jotter, it makes me smile. I did accomplish most of the things I wrote down. Interestingly, when I was in college, one of our course work was to write an essay about…

Cultivating An effective Listening Habit

Listening is an important part of communication and life in general. Most people want to talk more than they want to listen – you want to be heard, you want to express your opinion  –  I get it. Recently, I found myself in this situation – wanting to be heard more than I want to listen, so I tend to cut people off in a conversation just so I could…

How I am improving my productivity right now

With thousands of apps struggling for your attention every second, it’s really hard to stay focused and get work done. Especially if you work remotely or as a freelancer.  You need to make a conscious effort to avoid distractions to be productive and of course, be happy. Have you ever heard of the theory of not touching your phone first thing in the morning? It’s a great idea. However, it…

Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job as a Fresh Graduate (with real samples)

Landing your first job is hard. You are a fresh graduate getting ready to enter the workforce, you have no professional experience. You’ve probably seen a lot of job ads demanding you have several years of experience even for entry-level positions. You have also heard that a lot of university graduates complain of no job several years after graduation.  Now you are wondering, how are you going to get the…

How to get into tech without coding

It’s no news that tech is booming. And it’s going to be like that for the foreseeable future. Are you going to let it slide without taking a piece of the pie? Many people believe you have to be a software developer to be considered a tech person. That’s not true. There are several areas in tech that don’t require you to write code. In this article, I’ll explain some…

How to make money from blogging in 2022

Some years ago blogging was either just a fulfilling hobby or something to do on the side in addition to a full-time job.  A lot has changed since then. Now, blogging has become a full-time career that pays in thousands of dollars.  As a result of this in 2021, the United States is projected to have about 31.7 million bloggers according to statistics. If you started a blog because you…

How to Introduce Yourself in an Email

Emailing is not dead. Emailing plays an important role in nurturing, converting and retaining customers.  It’s one of the best ways to engage with prospects and or anyone you want to reach out to for collaboration, a job or just about anything. According to a recent study by OptinMonster, email has even more engagement than social media on average. Wait, not too fast. An average person receives over 13 emails…