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August 21st, 2019
Thinking about earning some money on the side? Whatever your reason for taking out a side hustle, you are not alone! Burgeoning in the States and building here with the disruption caused by new technology enabled business models it might just be that that hobby of yours, that passion around wellbeing or your love of travel may in fact enable you to earn a bit of cash on the side. Generally the focus on a side hustle is to make some money out of doing something you love in addition to your current work or you may have come up with an idea or disruption all of your own to add a bit of variety to your life. The following article gives you a little bit to think about..
Some questions and examples to get you thinking!
What do you love doing that you want to share with others?
For example i’m an artist and love to paint to express myself and share a bit of beauty in the world. It’s my way of making me smile and de-stressing and the added benefit is that I make a bit of money on the side selling paintings and running workshops
What ‘asset’ (physical, skill, experience or passion) do you have that others might want to use, rent or buy?
August 20th, 2019
If you look back over your career what have you noticed about the technological impact on how you do your job? What we have experienced over the last few decades is predicted to ramp exponentially and the new norm will be just in time learning, upskilling, flexibility and adaptability. For some of us this will hit our sweet spot for others it will create much anxiety and fear. This article is a deep dive into how organisations may go about upskilling their workforce to remain viable, productive and desirable to their staff and customers.
While focused on digital upskilling, wider thought needs to be given to how to parallel this with people’s comfort and abilities in the areas of dealing with change, resilience, creativity, and empathy/compassion.
And finally, from a wellbeing, healthy organisation and society perspective much research has been done by Professor Richard Layard and colleagues on the huge personal costs to individuals of being made unemployed.
Access the article here
August 19th, 2019
Great article focused on how to help yourself to develop a change resilient mindset
G- adopt a growth mindset eg this may feel uncomfortable for a while but I will learn and grow through making this change
P- link the change or transition to something purposeful or has meaning to you eg by sticking this out it helps me to build the lifestyle I want to live, help others or wider Society
S- Make it social or get support from others to help you navigate change eg work with a coach, a mentor or others that may have experienced or are going through similar changes