Dear Copycats + Wannabes, The Future Belongs To You.

Dear Copycats + Wannabes, The Future Belongs To You.
Do you remember that one time you came up with a brilliant idea, Googled it to confirm your genius, discovered that someone else had done it before you and proceeded to throw it out the window altogether? Years ago when I caught the entrepreneurial bug, I made a plan to print and sell the funkiest t.shirts you’ll ever see. I... Read More

How To Create Work Experience Before You Get The Job.

How To Create Work Experience Before You Get The Job.
This post is for you if: You’re a fresh graduate looking for a first job, You’re a seasoned professional looking to change careers, OR You’re a frightened creative sitting on your ideas. So you’re a newbie and although you have absolute faith in your brilliance, your abilities, (and your good heart), no one believes you. The cool kids won’t let... Read More

An Average African Girl’s Millionth Attempt At Building A Career She Loves.

An Average African Girl’s Millionth Attempt At Building A Career She Loves.
So I wrote this as my “About” page when I started my first blog, Third World Freelancer. I didn’t feel ready to promote it at the time, but I attached the link to my resume anyway, and got two writing jobs within a month! For a beginner blogger who didn’t even like to write, it was, still is, an achievement.... Read More