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I Want to Be My Own Boss!

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 64 People

    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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    Yup!

    If possible, I'd like to be self-employed and be my own boss.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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