How Malcolm Gladwell Inspires Entrepreneurship

If you haven’t heard of him, Malcolm Gladwell is the best selling author behind books likeOutliers and The Tipping Point.  In Outliers, he looks at what makes high achievers different, from a very analytical perspective.  In The Tipping Point, he looks at how ideas, trends, and other things spread like wildfire. Regardless of whether you agree with the arguments he makes, and the connections he lead you on, Malcolm Gladwell shares a ton of great advice that entrepreneurs, and potential entrepreneurs, should really take to heart. Here are some of the key ways that Malcolm Gladwell inspires entrepreneurship in his stories: Autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward – are, most people will agree, the three … [Read more...]

How To Get Hired Freelancing

As most of you know from my income stream reports, I do a lot of freelance work.  The funny thing is, I never intended to do any of the work that I currently do, I just sort of fell into it.  I actually tried to do some freelance work purposefully, and it didn't work out as I had planned.  So, from both my successful ventures, my failures, and the offers I currently get now, here is my advice on how to get hired freelancing.   Fill a Need I started my freelance writing business for two factors that lined up at almost exactly the right moment: I wanted to earn extra income A major player in the freelance writing business suddenly up and closed their doors As it turns out, since I'd been blogging for a long time, I could pick up … [Read more...]