Think and Grow Rich book by Napoleon Hill has had eighty years of life-changing impact to millions of successful entrepreneurs. It has already made an impact on my thinking. It is a must-read book for every freelancer, blogger or anyone looking to build a business.
It is possible for freelancers to scale up. It isn’t going to be easy but isn’t an impossible task either. You have to think differently and think out of the box. So here are 9 ways individual freelancers can take freelancing as a business and scale it up for 10x or even 100x growth trajectory.
How programming freelancers can write business proposals. What are the important elements one should have a business proposal? Download the free sample template PDF.
“Blue Ocean Strategy – How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant” book is the international bestseller with over 3.5 million copies sold and has been converted into more than 40 languages. I know why
A few days back I met a friend who has just started freelancing in early December of 2017. He was doing a job earlier but now has got some regular clients and some one time projects from PPH.
Warren Buffett is the greatest stock market investor world has ever seen. He doesn’t talk much but when he does, everyone listens. We will use some of his best quotes on investments and apply to freelancing to get inspiring thoughts as a freelancer. 5th one can blow your mind out.
Every freelancer, programmer, blogger or for that matter any entrepreneur looking to be creative online must watch the interview of Tim Ferriss On “CreativeLive – 30 Days of Genius” by Chase Jarvis.
Personal branding is a misunderstood concept among freelancer. They consider branding is only for the big brand and companies like Coca-Cola, Google or Apple.
Marie Forleo Interviews Renée Mauborgne – co-author of the best selling book “Blue Ocean Strategy”. A must-watch interview for everybody working in an overly competitive environment.
The book shares 6 weapons of influence aka Reciprocation, Commitment and Consistency, Social Proof, Liking, Authority, Scarcity and how it is impossible for anybody to reject an offer when under any one of such influence.
I found a very common and noticeable difference in the habits and daily routines of people who are successful and those who aren’t and it has nothing to do with the hard work. So what is then?
If I look back to my journey as a freelancer, blogger or as an investor, the success I got has one thing in common – You have to be “raw and real you”. What you believe in and what you want to be doing no matter what?
Anyone who aspires to be an entrepreneur wants to learn new skills. Some prefer learning programming or web development and others work to improve their online marketing skills like SEO or PPC. Though they are important, these skills are a must that every entrepreneur must have.
Support team faces the customers directly. So it important they not only address the pre-sales queries only but also are also able to provide a solution to tricky problems of the customers
A must watch video of Priyanka Chopra at the Penguin Random House in a speech at the Penguin annual lecture 2017
The right approach is to go deep than going wide and solopreneruship is no different but people often make the mistake of going wide than going deep.
Money isn’t the right shark that will get you moving for long enough time. It may be good to get you into freelancing but can’t get you going for a decade
I have tried many online businesses that failed. I learned a lot from them. Here are 9 things I learned from my failed business attempts of the past.
Every Individual has a limited amount of time and resource. Saying no can help you focus in the right direction to grow as an entrepreneur and as an individual.
Skills can always be learned but it is the mindset that will separate the men from the boys or rather freelancers from the employees.
Do you hate your boss or hate your manager and are considering to be a freelancer? Think again because freelancing shouldn’t be by compulsion but by choice.
Every developer has that one programming language as his or her valentine programming language but it shouldn’t dampen your career growth path by any means.
The biggest block for an entrepreneur is fear and you will find a way to overcome your fear and bring out the creative you.
Power packed one hour video and a must watch for anyone who wants to be doing business online.
Generally, software development is a dead-end job and though we can argue with few examples of programmers but it doesn’t happen to most of us.
If you don’t know your break-even point, you don’t know your business and you are doing it all wrong. Even today I know my break-even point.
An interview of Sundar Pichai CEO of Google with Hasha Bhogle at Delhi University will be a nice way to kick off 2017 for every entrepreneur.
No, you shouldn’t be but if you are, you possibly haven’t sought options to try things. Instead of being satisfied, try experimenting in the twenties?
Digital payments player has an opportunity but there are many other businesses who spot this as an opportunity and let me share few such businesses.
It’s not about being faster or cheaper but it is about being an artist. Don’t try to be 10 cents cheaper but 10 cents more trusted.
Ramit Sethi of IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com on Chase Jarvis Show. A must watch for freelancers who would like to sell their services.
Evan Carmichael has compiled a 52-minute video from various other videos of Simon Sinek for 10 (+3 bonus) rules for success.
For almost a decade I have worked on many projects, websites, blogs, clients and have seen that those projects that I work on weekends always works
Sheena Iyengar demonstrates how businesses (and others) can mitigate the problem of choice overload and improve the experience of choosing.
One of the most watched ted talk where Tony Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that make us do what we do
CEO? President? Partner? Director? Founder? Owner? Understand these titles’ associated roles to help you choose the right one for you.
50 Entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs, Elon Musk share priceless advice on being an entrepreneur. It cannot get any better and bigger than this.
An Individual freelancer can work in niche technology, CMS or framework. Can the same be said for companies who hire other people to get the job done?
A degree can help understand the difference between information and knowledge and grasp the knowledge in a much better way to apply it.
There is no right time and there will be no right time when someone will come and tell you that this is the time for you to quit. The moment you decide in your mind you need to, becomes the right time.
Reasons my friends and old colleagues have shared with me over time for being in the same job for a very long time though they hate it.
I am a keen reader of Seth Godin’s books and stumbled on David Cummings’ post on Seth Godin’s views on leadership and management.
This is a unique time in history. It has never been as easy as it is today to be an entrepreneur. You can start a business doing almost anything, from anywhere and working on your preferred time.
How you can you turn your skills, hobbies and passion to be a freelancer, blogger, entrepreneur and develop a business around them.
Almost a decade as an entrepreneur, blogger, and freelancer I had it all and so let me share with you key aspects of managing your money and finance efficiently.
Persuasion is changing a person’s behavior. In an animated video Dr. Robert Cialdini who is known as “Godfather of influence” describes 6 shortcuts to influence and persuasion.
Success is a moving target and so instead of trying to chase a moving target, here are the 10 success mantra you can implement to be successful
Harsha Bhogle speaking at IIMA where he shares how the most important ingredient to being successful is attitude and not talent with real life examples from sports fraternity.