Mode Media Fallout – What Should Freelancers Do?

Mode Media Fallout – What Should Freelancers Do?

Mode Media files bankruptcy and leaves contributors feeling like we’ve been hit by a Bernie Madoff bus. On Friday, September 16th, thousands of contributors awoke to the announcement that Mode.com, a site geared towards millennials that focus on fashion, food, and lifestyle articles would shut down immediately. The announcement went public the previous afternoon and…

The Dangers of Not Tracking your Progress, aka, the “Ostrich Problem”

The Dangers of Not Tracking your Progress, aka, the “Ostrich Problem”

Do you track your progress? If not you may be a subject of the “Ostrich Problem” – (image above source: linkedin.com). This phenomenon is “the widespread tendency for people to avoid information about progress towards their goals” (source). This phenomenon is a psychological roadblock that causes most of us to fall behind in realizing how…