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Wouldn’t You Like to Take Some Powerful Lessons from the Success Story of Bill Gates?
March 02, 2017

Weekly Newsletter for Freelancers

Wouldn’t You Like to Take Some Powerful Lessons from the Success Story of Bill Gates?

Bill Gates,is the genius behind the modern computer we are using now. We know him as the founder of the Microsoft Corporation. He was born on 28th of October, 1955.

He has become a billionaire by copyrighting the software and his first success came by developing the MS-DOS operating system for the IBM. He licensed the operating system to them for fifty thousand dollars retaining the copyright.

Then he never looked back. In 1987 he becomes the youngest billionaire in the world and in 1995 the richest person in the world.

It’s a good idea to take some lessons from the working life of Bill Gates. He always advises entrepreneurs to take a calculated risk rather than an uncertain one. For the learners, his advice is to read more and more.

I have found an article where Lara. J listed 9 powerful lessons from the working life of Bill Gates that are really helpful for freelancers and entrepreneurs. Check the article from here.

Motivate Yourself!
“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” — Booker T. Washington

Do You Know Which Obstacles Stopping You from Reaching Your Career Goals? How to Overcome Them?

There might be some obstacles in the way of your freelance success. Identifying and overcoming them is the best way to make smooth the way to your career success. These obstacles may vary from person to person but, there are some common obstacles that most people face.

Thinking too much about something without taking action is a common problem with freelancers. They worry if their efforts is going to be in vain. This happens often when they are about to take online training.

Here is an article about this issue where the writer has revealed some of the traps. Check them out and try to avoid them by following the tips of the writer. Forgetting to stay positive is the most common trap.

Productivity Tip Of The Week

How to Draw Attention of Audiences to Your Brand?
Today’s marketers now face more challenges than ever. One of the biggest and most important challenges is capturing the attention of your audiences to attract them as potential customers.

There may be a number of reasons for not getting reaching audiences for your brand. Maybe the strategy you’ve followed is not working anymore, or you’ve made mistakes in the initial strategy.

Chris Odogwu has revealed some critical mistakes that marketers often make. It is amazing that there is such obvious traps that you think that the audience likes but, they actually do not.

I have found the article of Chris on the DumbLittleMan.Check the article from here.

Too Much Information is a common problem!

Work-Life Balance Tip Of The Week

Do You Know About Those Freelance Mistakes That May Cost You?
People’s view of freelancing differs from person to person. There are full-time, part-time, even occasional freelancers. Some part-time freelancers convert into full-time when they have enough customers to make the switch possible.

A full-time freelancer is usually professional at his job and takes a decision after thinking carefully. But, part-time or occasional freelancers often makes some mistakes which makes it hard to become a full-time freelance professional.

It is important to avoid these critical mistakes in being a freelancer. By avoiding these traps, you will be be able to become more productive and make more money. Naturally, this leads to a better life work balance which is a critical issue for freelancers.

Here is an article by Sarah DeGeorge covering some critical mistakes and how to avoid them. Check the article by following this link. Taking On Too Much And Only Giving Minimal Effort is a common mistakes I’ve seen often. Which mistake are you making?

Financial Tip Of The Week

Do You Have any Idea About What to Check Before You Invest Your Retirement Money?
Growing old is not an option. We don’t have a choice. But we do have choices that will greatly affect our quality of life for the rest of our life.” , said Henry K. Hebeler.

Most people can realize this in their early life and make savings for the future retirement. The income from retirement savings is the only income for some retired people. So, they need to make safe investments and not suffer capital losses if they are to expect the best from their savings. Often middle aged or young freelances make the critical mistake of not investing their idle money.

Check this article by Dana Anspach in The Balance Blog. Dana often writes about retirement-related topics.

Her advice on making a long term plan and sticking to it is critical. What do you think?

Freelancers And Cyber Security

We have gained approval from Robert Siciliano to bring you extracts from his books related to cyber security for freelancers. Robert Siciliano is an identity theft expert and consultant. He also gives self defense and personal safety seminars. Robert provides safety and identity theft fraud prevention tips and advice on multimedia channels in the United States. We have his approval to bring you weekly extracts from his books:

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