This month marks the one-year anniversary of owning my own business. I started a marketing agency after working in the private sector for five years.
The best part: the firm emerged from a side hustle while working a full-time job…
You think of yourself as a free spirit. You go your own way, do your own thing. It’s time to start your own business and show the world who you really are. Or is it?
Before you quit your job to embark on that entrepreneurial venture, look at this startup checklist from The Founder Institute…
Bored at work? When you get up in the morning, do you dread the dull drudgery of the day ahead? Many people become dissatisfied when they are working at a job that makes them feel under-utilized. Feelings of under-appreciation and being under-paid are also a factor.
If that’s the case, maybe it’s time to think about striking out on your own and becoming self-employed.
Sure, we hear stories of recent grads jumping into six-figure jobs right out of school. But chances are those dream jobs aren’t their first jobs!
So we asked ten very successful members of the Young Entrepreneur Council this question: What was your first job and what did you learn from it?
Our choice of college, the degree we pursue, and the career we prepare for follow the same pattern as our parents followed a generation ago. It’s as if we are still getting ready for a career with one (or maybe two) companies only to be gifted with a gold watch and a “Happy Retirement” cake.
Trouble is… that world doesn’t really exist anymore.
So many of us have been focused on becoming employable… and securing a traditional job. But what if employment isn’t the best option for you? What if becoming your own boss is a better option for you?
This infographic from TollFreeForwarding.com takes a close look at entrepreneurship as a career option…