Category Archives: work

4 Essential Hacks For An Affordable Work-Travel Lifestyle

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By freelance writer/contributor Lucy Wyndham

If you are able to work from home, you can work from anywhere in the world. Of course, there are a few exceptions. But, for the most part, you are blessed with the skills and the type of lifestyle that allows you to travel and work. The term for this is “digital nomad,” and there are a few hacks that can make this lifestyle more financially comfortable for you.

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6 Ways To Overcome Failure

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I walked into the buzzing workspace with my head down. I paused to stand up a little straighter until I heard the familiar crack in my upper spine. It was time to shift gears into networking mode.

“Act intelligent,” I told myself. “Don’t tell them that your company failed. Don’t tell them any of it. And don’t forget to smile.”

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Why It Pays To Be A Misfit

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About five years ago I attended a party that a friend was throwing in celebration of her new clothing store launch in downtown Los Angeles.

I spotted the host off to one side and walked over to say hello. As I approached, she looked around, then behind me.

“Did you come alone?” She asked in a high pitched voice, the end of the sentence curling up into an extra-squiggly question mark. “Yep,” I cheerfully replied, holding up a pair of neon-yellow drop crotch trousers to my waist. She grinned. “You’re such a lone wolf! I love it.” She touched my arm in a way that maybe she thought to be conspiratorial before turning to walk away.

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