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Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash Sending a cold pitch can’t be that hard. Right? If that’s what you think, you
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Model source. Background source. It’s not just you. Nor is it any imperfection. It’s only natural. To be human is
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Source How to make life easier for your future self? Here is a fair question to ask yourself from the
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Jon Hamm in Mad Men. Design by the author. “How to be more confident?” Good question. But I have got a
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Stock photo of Tim Ferris. Design by the author. Who doesn’t want a good head start in life? Rich parents.
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A scene from Doctor Strange (2016) “How to make meditation easier?” Let’s be honest. You can’t. It’s just not for you.
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Screenshot of James Mcavoy as Professor X. Design by the author. See. It’s not rocket science. Narcissists lie as means to
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Robert Pattinson in Batman premier How to be more likable? Simple. Be the loudest one in the room. Brag about how
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Evidence-based, on point essays to help you see the world around you clearer

5 Micro-Habits To Fight Your Insecurities and Be More Confident

We don’t like to talk about our insecurities. We feel vulnerable and exposed. It makes you feel like there’s something wrong with you. No one else will understand how you feel. Even worse, what if they laugh at you? Your mouth feels dry, you can’t breathe, and you suffer from headaches or muscle tension. You […]

Feeling Down? 5 Underrated Tricks To Boost Your Happiness & Start Fresh

You can’t boost your happiness until you address this question. Why is happiness so rare nowadays? I blame our society. No. Not because it makes us depressed. I mean, it does. But that’s not the main issue here. The problem is that it has messed up our happiness perception from the get-go. So much so […]

5 Simple Ways To Wow Your First Dates Without Faking It

It’s bizarre. Why are first dates so tricky? It’s because there’s a vicious loop hidden deep within it. Here’s what it looks like: The more you try to impress your date, the more awkward it gets. The more awkward it gets, the more it makes you nervous. And the more nervous you get, the more […]

The Surprising Benefits of Being in the Moment: How To Get Exceedingly Better at It

She looked at me like she had known me all her life. It was about a few weeks ago. I was sitting on a park bench after one of my morning runs. All of a sudden, I felt eyes on me. As I turned my head towards the bench next to me, I saw her. […]

5 Super Easy Tricks To Strike and Carry a Conversation Better

Do you struggle to strike and carry a conversation with a total stranger? If you do, I guess you know it by now. Most of the popular solutions to the problem, published by the top journals, don’t really work. At least, not for beginners. It’s easy to say: be confident, maintain eye contact, nod when […]

I’m Making These Financial Moves To Make Life Easier for My Future Self

“Only if I could go back in time, I could make things far better than they are now.” Statements like these are neither reasonable nor helpful. Just think about it. Will blaming your past self for your current issues make it any better for your future? No. Instead, it will further trap you in the […]


Stories to help you get productive without falling for the hustle trap

Edit Your Writing With This Easy Technique To Save Hundreds of Hours

Do you ever feel like a fake? Like you don’t even deserve to be called a writer (let alone earning a living from it). It keeps you wondering, “What if people find out?” Well. You are not alone. I’ve suffered from terrible imposter syndrome as well. And that too for a long time after I […]

Why You Should Focus on Your Audience Over the Algorithm & How

The first time I made money from writing was in 2016. I had just graduated. My cousin offered me a job in his eCommerce startup. I was given lists of keywords to make something up around them in about 700 words. The four words I never heard from them were, “focus on your audience.” In […]

The Surprising Science Behind Why You Can’t Focus & Here’s What To Do About It

It was only a few months ago. I was taking 1 to 2 days to work on an article. Nowadays, it only takes a few hours. No, it’s not that I’ve practiced so hard that I’ve become a super productive machine (although that would be pretty cool). I have been a full-time online writer since […]

The Power of Networking: How to Build Meaningful Professional Relationships

Here’s something that I wish I had learned a long time ago. Neither life nor your professional career is a single-player game. No matter where you are, what you do, and what you want from your life, in some way or another, your life will be impacted by other people’s actions. So if you are […]

How I Use These 5 Android Apps To Outperform a Small-Scale Team

Most content creators, whether YouTubers, Instagram influencers, or famed bloggers, tend to have a small-scale team working for them. But I don’t. It’s not because it’s a dumb idea. In fact, outsourcing and automating specific tasks is the right path to scalability. It reduces your workload, frees up your time, and helps you focus on […]

Here’s How I Get Back to Writing Even When I’m Not Enjoying It

On 6th Oct of this year, I lost my grandmother. Even at 84, she was seemingly healthy. But for the past few months, her condition had been deteriorating. She had been in and out of the hospital since August. And four days later her death, I had to return to the same hospital. This time, […]


Relatable stories to make money less scary.

Source. Design by the author. The first time I made money from writing was in 2016. I had just graduated.
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Photo by Andrew Wise on Unsplash Want to know what difference the right business lessons can make? Here's my story. Growing
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Source. Design by the author. I’ve been freelancing since back in 2017. But I’ve been a successful freelancer for only the
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Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash Sending a cold pitch can’t be that hard. Right? If that’s what you think, you
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Source Here’s something that I wish I had learned a long time ago. Neither life nor your professional career is
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Source. Design by the author. For a company like Lion Brand Yarn, which is 143 years old, it’s too easy to
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Photo by Tom Rogerson on Unsplash “Only if I could go back in time, I could make things far better than
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A Scene from The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) How to negotiate better? First, figure out what you mean by negotiation.
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Source If you haven’t noticed it yet — there’s a hell of a rocky ride waiting for us up ahead. 🔹 Central
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Source. Edited by the author. 77% of 4.54 billion active internet users worldwide regularly read blogs. That should be enough to
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Source. Design by the author. No. You are not getting an over-glorified version of Naval Ravikant’s life story here. You have
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Source. Design by the author. Let me guess. You hate your job. Your boss doesn’t treat you well. You don’t enjoy
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Photo by Olav Ahrens Røtne on Unsplash. Design by the author. Of course, being a newbie, you would aim to be
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Source. Design by the author. Am I labeling money as your life force? No. I’m not. But it is essentially the
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Stock photos of Mark Cuban, Naval Ravikant, & Jeff Bezos. Design by the author. Most people get business wrong. Some take
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Photo by Dun ALrubaie from Pexels. Design by the author. Blogging is magic. Both consist of knowing your audience well, pulling
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Screenshot from The Pursuit of Happyness. Designed by the author. You are not lazy. You are a hard worker. That’s what
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5 Books Every Freelancer & Solopreneur Should Read at Least Once

With great power comes great responsibility. And with great freedom comes even greater vulnerability. If you are an aspiring freelancer or solopreneur, you better tattoo these words on your hand. Some people learn this the hard way. I knew this guy from my old job. He was a coder with 5+ years of experience. About […]

Tim Ferris’ Book Recommendations: Beyond “The 4-Hour Workweek”

Being a book lover as an online content creator can be both a gift and a curse. How so? On the one hand, it allows you to explore more and more books as you create engaging and informative content for your audience. On the other hand, it is an absolute nightmare having to filter the […]

5 Books You Should Read No Matter Who You Are or What You Do

As far as I can say, none of these books have been recommended by media darling billionaires like Bill Gates, Elon Musk, or Warren Buffet. Then why should you read these books? It’s because they can change your life. How so? First, let me ask you something. How do you know you are not living […]

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