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I Want to Be My Own Boss!

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    Tired of the Grind

    I want to do something, anything that I can shape and grow for myself. I have never really felt a part of corporate America and feel that I could do so much better financially and mentally if I were on my own. However, there have always been the standard problems like keeping...
    hharperson hharperson 31-35, M Jan 9, 2008

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    My Story

    I have already decided to do something in which I work for myself and at home with flexible hours. I figure the creative jobs (artist, writer, songwriter, fashion designer, etc.) are like this, though some of them may require clients. I have chosen writer. I don't want to have...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    Time For a Change!

    I work in an insurance office, pushing paper day in and day out, dealing with individuals in the office who think of me more as a doormat than a co-worker it seems.  I'm so tired of feeling overworked, underappreciated AND underpaid to boot!  I'm a fairly intelligent...
    amadora amadora 26-30 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Some Day I Will Be My Own Boss

    an d have people working for me not me working for them . thank you evangelist pastor susie houston
    pastor24 pastor24 56-60, F Apr 10, 2011

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    It's Nice Being In Charge

    Nothing better than being the decision maker in my opinion if you're comfortable with the responsibility and have the skills to manage an entity and its people.
    cowboyspikespeigal cowboyspikespeigal 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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    Website For Booking Hotels Any Idea???

      I am a new member here... I still trying to know more about how to use this Website. I like to become businesswoman and the most important thing that my fiance support me. I need your help and your information about how to become owner to Website for booking hotels...
    vibw vibw 22-25, F Feb 6, 2010

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    Yup!

    If possible, I'd like to be self-employed and be my own boss.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2011

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