I Run My Own Business

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    Run the Business and Don't Let It Run You

    It is well worth it when we consider the amount of freedom and flexibility we have.  
    Naveah Naveah
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Nov 15, 2008

    Her Last Day

    My top notch office manager/ producer informed me that Dec 15th will be her last day....:( Her hubby is a home builder and that is growing for them...so she wants to devote more time to that and to raising her 6 year old.... Dangit....I hate having to hire new people...
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

    Tough Being the Boss

    I also run my own business and have done so for just over 7 years.  I do adore the freedom that provides. I vacation when I wish...I attend my childrens school events...am home with them when they are sick.  Those are things that just cant be measured in thier value...
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Sep 16, 2007
    mymoobs mymoobs
    61-65, M
    1 Response Feb 15, 2014

    I Ran My Own Business For 1 Year!

    I ran my own business for maybe one year!  It was a filmmaker database and I would promote this to people in charities and businesses and also to artists because I was living in London at the time working as an extra in film!.  It was an experience but it took it out of me...
    mariekharaz mariekharaz
    22-25
    1 Response Mar 23, 2011

    Quit My Job In 1996 And Have Struggled Ever Since!

    Hi folks. Here's my story. Talented writer but I hate working for people; when my last editor's job got too ridiculous (2hrs commute and inflexible hours), I quit. That was 1996. Since then, I have struggled along as a freelance or business owner. In 2006 I found the Internet...
    AshleyUNOB AshleyUNOB
    36-40, M
    May 17, 2011
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