Makeda Waterman is an online media journalist with a passion for helping people succeed. Her articles are featured on CNBC Make It., Yahoo Finance News, Fast Company, Glassdoor, and Elite Daily. She also runs an online marketing writing business.
I woke up one morning with an intuitive feeling that a few areas of my life needed to change drastically.
My mother told me about the bad car buying experiences of women she knew that purchased vehicles priced at a higher rate than what men are offered.
03/23/2018 11:35 EDT
The act of helping another person can help you grow to become a mature adult that practices the habit of gratitude.
02/23/2018 09:11 EST
As creative freelancers, we need to keep their mind free of negativity, stress and doubt.
02/12/2018 09:25 EST
The reality is the freelance life is met with sacrifice, self-discipline and career challenges that are learned throughout the journey.
01/22/2018 13:37 EST
Remember, the self-employed lifestyle requires work.
01/15/2018 09:25 EST
If the thought of owning a small business while on maternity crossed your mind, we recommend you apply our tips for success.
01/05/2018 11:23 EST
The lack of diversity in Edmonton was concerning when I first moved to the city about three years ago.
08/04/2017 15:54 EDT
My friends in Calgary and Edmonton were excelling in all areas of their life. I woke up one day and asked myself, "Why not me?"
06/29/2017 15:21 EDT
We have all seen these advertisements before. The one that ends up on your timeline on social media that you can become a writer overnight. A YouTube video of a social influencer that is inside of a h...
06/16/2017 03:55 EDT
There are some people from Africa that believe they are different than people from the Caribbean. They openly make a reference that they are "African" and the others are "black people." The divide between some of my people gives me a headache. The entire purpose of colonization in Africa between the fifteenth and nineteenth century was to separate African people from their culture and place them around the earth to make it hard for them to figure out who they are.
05/29/2017 11:43 EDT
Do you believe that attractive women can't find love? I recently read an MSN article titled "This woman says she's 'too good looking' to get a boyfriend." It was about a millennial woman that believes her appearance is the reason that is stopping her from a man taking her seriously.
05/12/2017 11:13 EDT
Being a successful freelancer is a confidence booster, but some people ask me, "are you actually getting paid to write?" My eyebrows cave in, and I realize at times that even though there are successful freelancers out there on YouTube and television, many still believe that the writer's life is simply a hobby that brings minimal success. The truth is, if you do things in a certain way, you can travel the world, collaborate with C-suite professionals on projects, and help others during your career.
05/08/2017 02:04 EDT
After working in the corporate world in the United States and Canada for a decade, I started to feel empty inside. My personal and career relationships were intact, but like many nine to fivers, I knew that there was more to life than the four walls of my cubicle.
04/28/2017 10:33 EDT
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