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Busting the myth of mentors

I’m calling out for a mastermind group. If you’re visioning a board meeting of evil geniuses stroking hairless cats, then stop it. What I’m meaning is something more inspiring and productive. I’m talking about creating a group of people brimming with great ideas, passion, creativity and sensibility in equal measure. I want this group to meet on Skype regularly for accountability. Essentially, we’d all have ambition to start individual projects but need that extra push.

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Young freelancers & entrepreneurs: a magazine concept, part one.


I know I’m not alone when I say that I’m bored by the moody models in magazines, the focus on ‘ten crazy sex positions’ instead of ‘ten ways to make your smart idea a reality’ and how there doesn’t seem to be a common denominator between high-end fashion and geeky gadgets in the glossies that fill the shelves.

I want a magazine that inspires me to do more: to let my far-fetched career plans to take shape and to look good while doing it. I want a magazine that tells me ‘You can do it’ despite not having the resources yet. There are some magazines out there to cater to the thirtysomething whose start-up is taking the world by storm, but what about those of us who are fresh out of Uni and can barely pay the rent?

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