The rise of the coworking and flo-working space

The term ‘coworking’ doesn’t have a long history, but it’s certainly a topic on the tip of many people’s tongues. A quick search of the available thought leadership indicates a global market value of anywhere from $8 billion to $26 billion, and that was back in 2019 before COVID-19 inspired a rapid rise in flexible … Continued

How to build a values-driven career

There’s no hard fast rule that says you shouldn’t love what you do for a living, yet so many people fall into work that doesn’t inspire them – nearly 50% of people, in fact. It’s a sobering realisation, knowing that a third of your life is spent working. So why shouldn’t you build something that … Continued

Welcome to the side hustle economy

The pandemic turned the world on its head in more ways than one. The way we communicate, the way we socialise, the way we work – it all changed. So did the way we value our time. Suddenly, we were faced with an abundance of that time, and that meant people were able to shift … Continued

Is it time for you to join the Great Resignation?

The pandemic forced a massive paradigm shift in the way we think about work. Before COVID, working from home was considered a perk, and having a side hustle seen as a distraction. Having just one job, for one employer – effectively being a corporate servant, in the office five days per week – was expected. … Continued

How will AI affect independent professionals?

We’re only just starting to discover the full potential of artificial intelligence (AI). Over the last decade, it’s become such an integrated part of our working culture and lives in general – we use AI in predictive text on our mobile phones and in email; it determines what we engage with on social media and … Continued

Why do so many Xooglers have portfolio careers?

It’s hard to think about where your career can go after working for a tech pioneer like Google. The work is stimulating, the people are smart, the brand is massive, the environment is nurturing and the culture is hard to replicate. That’s why so many Googlers with itchy feet find themselves wondering what the next … Continued

4 Ways to create a more eco-friendly home office

With the traditional office fast becoming a relic of the past, more people are embracing work from home options, especially those with portfolio lifestyles. Not only is it more cost-effective to work from home, but it’s actually better for the environment.In fact, studies have shown that working from home for even just one day a … Continued

Five work from home habits for better mental health

For portfolio professionals, remote working has always been a major part of our lives. Whether that’s in a home office, a coffee shop, or a coworking space, one of the benefits of being self employed is the flexibility to work where you want much of the time. Or, at least it was. When the pandemic … Continued

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