A lot of the work you do at work is getting the most value from your time on the job.
But as the media industry is increasingly being bought up and run as a profit-making enterprise, there’s a lot of slack to be filled in, particularly when it comes to the digital content you produce.
Here’s how to maximize your time off to get the most out of the content you create.
Make sure you can handle the pressure of the job 2.
Get some help from someone who’s also a creative and/or creative-minded person 3.
Start planning your projects 4.
Create your own schedule to make the most of your free time 5.
Learn to work with others who are creative and creative-oriented 6.
Take advantage of paid projects to develop your skills 7.
Find a way to monetize your content 8.
Become a professional and enjoy the fruits of your labor 9.
Learn how to do things like “tutorials” and “how to” 10.
Learn new things you might not have known about the industry 11.
Find other creative people and get to know them 12.
Learn what to look for in a potential project 13.
Learn about the people who are going to be hiring for your position 14.
Do something creative with your time 15.
Take time to be creative with the people you interact with on a daily basis 16.
Take some time to get creative with some of your own content 17.
Learn and do things to improve your social skills 18.
Become an active member of the media community 19.
Learn more about the role of social media and learn more about what’s expected from you on social media 20.
Become more productive by participating in social and networking events and getting involved in your community 21.
Be proactive and take advantage of opportunities to connect with other professionals 22.
Do things to help others improve their professional skills 23.
Learn as much as you can about the world and the people around you 24.
Do some good for the world by improving your own skills 25.
Become active in your local community and take pride in helping others do the same 26.
Volunteer to help the people in your life get better through your own work 27.
Learn the difference between helping someone and making someone’s life easier 28.
Create an art project that will be something they can show off to others, whether they’re a friend or family member 29.
Create a website or video that will help others learn something new 30.
Start a blog that will show off some of the things you’ve learned or discovered in your career 31.
Volunteer at an organization or other non-profit that helps people with disabilities or in need 32.
Find out more about ways to help your neighbors or community get healthy 33.
Volunteer with your own family members 34.
Get involved in a local charity to help out the local community 35.
Volunteer in your church or synagogue and give something back 36.
Become involved in some volunteer projects or get involved in something that you love 37.
Volunteer for a charity organization that helps the homeless 38.
Become part of an organization that cares about the environment 39.
Volunteer and volunteer at your local soup kitchen or soup kitchen organization 40.
Volunteer on a local volunteer program that helps children and families get back on their feet 41.
Volunteer as a community organizer or volunteer in your city to help people that are struggling 42.
Volunteer your time for a local organization that serves people in need 43.
Become creative with new products and services that are in demand 44.
Volunteer, and then make a sale 45.
Take a class that you think is interesting and then learn from people that work in the industry 46.
Learn a new language and get better at speaking it 47.
Become fluent in some new language 48.
Become the new CEO of a company that is using technology to help them improve their operations 49.
Become better at taking your ideas to the next level 50.
Become skilled at something that is important to you 51.
Get a job that will pay you a decent wage and you get to live out the dream of your life 52.
Become really good at something you love, and make your own money 53.
Become rich in one area of your lifestyle 54.
Become successful in another area of it 55.
Become famous in some way, and you become famous in the world 56.
Become influential in your industry 57.
Become something of a celebrity by becoming famous in other people’s lives 58.
Become wealthy and be famous by becoming rich in others’ lives 59.
Become super rich and be successful in someone else’s lives 60.
Become extremely wealthy and have a good life 61.
Become very famous and have lots of fun 62.
Become insanely rich and have no idea what they’re doing 63.
Become ridiculously wealthy and know how to live on nothing but gold and platinum 64.
Become incredibly wealthy and live a life of luxury 65.
Become enormously rich and live in luxury and get rich from nothing 66