6 Things I Learned at Next 36 Startup Sprint 2018 Hackathon in Vancouver

6 Things I Learned at Next 36 Startup Sprint 2018 Hackathon in Vancouver

Last week, I participated in my very first code-free hackathon/sprint at the Next 36 Startup Sprint 2018. This event was hosted by ProtoHack Vancouver, and it was held at RED Academy. This event is intended for participants to have a hardcore weekend of building, hacking, designing and prototyping something that solves a global problem, then present a solution in front of angels, VCs and industry professionals with a 90 second pitch deck.

Less Telling; More Showing. Case Studies!

Less Telling; More Showing. Case Studies!

I recently had a revelation after reviewing my portfolio with some friends that it had been too focused on website design & development. “Too many website projects, and not enough UI/UX stuff”, they would say. “Rather than telling them what you can do, just show them, dumdum,” they also added.

How Do You Stay Motivated?

How Do You Stay Motivated?

One of the best parts about freelancing is the incredible flexibility it provides. You can literally work from anywhere, assuming you have an adequate Wi-Fi connection. But freedom does come with its own set of problems and the biggest one I have found is that is to all too easy to use said freedom as an excuse to slack off. 

At the end of the day, it's about striking that balance; it's a little different for everyone, but here's how I do it to stay on top of my freelancing game!