Versatility Equals More Income

People often want to know how they can make more money. Beyond the standard answers of sell your stuff, take a part time job, do online surveys, or other ideas, there is one way that a lot of people don’t consider: Become more versatile. While there are some professions that reward specialists with high pay (think medicine, law, and the sciences), most of us need multiple skills if we want to earn more money. We need to let go of the notion that one job or one skill will be enough to carry us.

This is particularly true for the self-employed. Self-employment income can be variable with periods of feast and famine. Wouldn’t it be nice, if during a slow period, you could pull out an


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2 Responses to Versatility Equals More Income

  1. LLwill says:

    I could not agree more. Generating multiple income streams can only come with versatility. Individuals are multifaceted in their interests, personalities etc. But for some reason when it comes to generating an income, many are too short sighted in their approach. In addition to the methods mentioned in this article, people should dive into their passions and hobbies to generate extra income. As an extra bonus, you will be doing something that you already love.

  2. Valentino Buoro says:

    I agree in full with the writer. True, many people have multiple passions and could thus develop skills along these lines, subject to the available time on their hands. I have personally benefited from this. As a young man I trained and worked as a journalist for several years. Within the period of my engagement as a newspaper reporter, I studied law and got called to the Nigerian Bar. I have along the line produced two independent radio programmes on Maritime and Small bussiness. These perhaps prepared me for my subsequent training and accreditation both as a Mediation Advocate and a certificated Associate Mediator. As the author of the article has rightly noted, all of these took me several years to achieve. The benefit? I have recently got a job for which I am engaged as a resident consultant simply because I can multi task in the aforementioned areas of the organizations operations.It really feels good to enjoy the fruits of my multiple training all in one package. You really feel CONSULTANT..

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