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Create a Short Google Doc
Looking for, say, a customer service role at a tech startup, remote?
Plenty of those jobs are out there!
You can stand out by sending a Mock Script of what you might say to a customer.
Just whip up a little Google Doc and write a short script, then send it in an email!
Doesn’t need to be perfect.
You just need to do it!
The bar is low to stand out.
How to Leverage the Pomodoro Technique
Struggling to focus? Set a timer for 20 minutes. This is known as the Pomodoro Technique. It can be super valuable in world of constant pings.
Kat from The Muse isn’t a productivity buff, but she even vouches for it in her post:
Take It From Someone Who Hates Productivity Hacks—the Pomodoro Technique Actually Works
Become a UX/UI Designer? You Can Start From Scratch.
You may not realize it yet, but UX/UI design might be the career you desire.
UX/UI (User-Experience and User-Interface) design means designing digital products like web apps, mobile apps, Chrome extensions, that sort of thing.
And you can break in with no background.
You just need a little curiosity.
Through Avocademy, you can start with no-experience and no degree with their highly affordable courses. In a pretty short time, you could have an awesome, creative tech career. with a high-income and working remotely.
Avocademy’s “learn-by-doing” approach preps students to enter the job market with real-world experience and a professional portfolio.
Learn more and find out if UX/UI Design is for you.
“Avocademy is a great course for learning about UX/UI design. I previously had no experience in this field and in as little as 6-8 weeks you are prepped with all the tools needed to embark on a new career.”
Clear Mental Blocks Forever
Ever get the sense that you’re “not good enough,” or “I can’t do it”?
I can remove that nonsense from your mind in 1 call.
“It’s not just coaching, but Joel actually has the ability to solve the core internal issues in my mind and emotions, so that there is a permanent shift. I can’t recommend him enough.”
Quote of the Day
“In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.”
– Seth Godin