3 simple secrets of side writing hustles

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Side hustles are all the rage because of the economy and the extra hours each day that working from home affords us. I’ve had more than a few during my professional career, such as technical reviewing computer books to technical writing to writing articles for publication.

Here are three secrets:

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7 things I’ve come to peace with as a content creator

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I’ve spent my career as a content creator, starting as a technical writer, then as a freelancer, and currently in marketing. Time has given me a thick skin, lessons learned, and the ability to separate my passion for writing from the realities of corporate America.

Here are some things I’ve come to peace with during my career as a content creator:

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5 things that COVID-19 remote work programs can learn from Yammer

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Before Slack. Before Teams. Came Yammer. Microsoft acquired Yammer in 2012 when it still carried the moniker of a social networking company. As a technology and corporate culture, Yammer is forgotten by a whole generation of the IT industry, but the cultural principles are very applicable today.

Here are five things today’s corporate remote work programs can learn from Yammer’s story:

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Is there value in more than one home office space?

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I’m no stranger to working from my home office space with plenty of pre-pandemic experience. In those days, I had a schedule of taking my laptop to a few choice spots, such as my local Panera and some other locations. Saturday writing day before the pandemic meant going to Caboose Commons – a very cool place – to write my TechTarget articles.

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