Mittal Patel's blog

Welcome 2017!

2016 was awesome! Progressed a lot, achieved many things, fulfilled many resolutions, started new projects, visited foreign land, had enough small trips, spent good time with family, grew as a person, became wiser as a businessman, read a tons of articles, learnt numerous new things and much more.

Few remarkable goals achieved are:

Instead of writing-Sunday it turned reading-Sunday

This meme holds true for many and sometimes for me too but it's not a regular thing for me because my weekends are mostly planned well in advanced and I try to follow the plan as much as possible. Getting 100% success in plan execution is not guaranteed, after all I am also a normal human being, but at least I try and try to avoid this stinging regret at the end of Sunday/weekend.

Setting up new office, routine office work, unavoidable socialization, family responsibilities and other such things kept me too busy for past few months that all the weekends were tied up with pre-planned work. So, this weekend was a bit special one as I didn't have a To Do list for the weekend after such a long time and I thought to keep it like that to spend weekend in leisure time. But that's bit difficult, you see!

Hurdles to expect & Tips to succeed while getting started on UpWork

UpWork (formerly oDesk) is a good place to start with and we have built a thriving business around it (TriCore InfoTech Pvt Ltd oDesk Profile - 43,000+ hours of work done with 98% job success). There are plenty of jobs being posted regularly on UpWork and being a freelancer/agency, you could find many jobs to apply that match your skillsets. Though, it wouldn't be an easy path to flourish unless you are committed to work dedicatedly and do not give up after initial failures. Like many other freelancer website or other sources to grab projects, UpWork has also its pros and cons.

Hurdles you should expect while getting started on UpWork:

Freelancing tip - How to quote for project in 2 easy steps?

Freelancing is quite an in thing nowadays. Many people want to be their own boss, work on their own terms and make living out of freelancing. Are you one of them? Read on, this could be useful for you.

Do you think being an employee is tough? Try entrepreneurship!

So, you are an employee? Lucky u!

Some employees envy their employers and cry that they are having a very bad life as an employee. They think that they are working and employers are making money. But do they ever think if they were employer then what would they be going through? I don't think so.

What some people don’t understand is, as an employee one doesn't have to care about many things in day-to-day life. Being an employer/entrepreneur for last 4+ years, here is what I feel employees don't have to worry about.