I Want to Own My Own Business

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    ok so heres the deal,

    im waiting for my permanent resident id,my dream is being social worker and working with people financially, and emotionally ,i want to open a shelter/place that offers shelter,counseling both mentaly and financialy, for pregnant recent moms,and teenagers,and soon for men. but...
    cynR1993 cynR1993
    22-25, F
    Feb 24, 2015

    This Is a Small Town...

    there is a McDonald's and a few small stores, but it could use a coffee shop/lunch counter...I would love to do that...welcome the locals...give them a place to take a break, get a decent ''real'' meal, a place to relax, read the paper, catch up on gossip, and just hang out for...
    allycat419 allycat419
    46-50, F
    Aug 10, 2008

    Walking Off a Cliff...

    I have wanted to own my own business ever since I was 10 years old. My best friend, Rob, and I went door to door trying to sell our parents liquor to try and get money for baseball cards. (yeah, I know, wrong on so many levels). We did sell one bottle before our Moms found us...
    joelwi joelwi
    36-40, M
    Jan 3, 2008

    Again

    But this time I don't want any inlaws to jump in and take over and mess it all up.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 6, 2011

    Messy

    i have huge plans, and now that i am out of school, i am dying to put those plans into action. here i go folks, i'm gonna be another one of"those" people. i am too afraid to even attempt to try and open my own restaurant because of the financial situation of the economy...
    lostcancerian lostcancerian
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 16, 2008

    Coffee/bookstore

    Never have given much thought to the location as yet - but have always wanted to open my own bookstore with a coffee shop.  I want people to relax with their books, find a place they can discuss them.  I want open poetry nights and to display the work of up and coming...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Jul 10, 2008

    It feels to me like opportunities are few

    and far between anymore. Like there are fewer and fewer ways to make a good living and that to actually start a business has become harder these days.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 4, 2015

    I'll Show Em'

    I want to own my own business because I have ideas and I want to prove people wrong. I was voted most likely to stay at home forever in high school and I'm always overshadowed by my sister. I took a couple business courses last semester. I want to make a life for myself and not...
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2008

    k would love to own my own business one day I

    love to cook different types of food I build my food out of love . I love the fact that my husband loves to cook too. we love to fight over what he are having or what are we going to make. but the best part is we live doing to together. I hope we can open something one day...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 4, 2015

    I'm always wanted to set up my own business

    since I was teenage. I've tried more than 10 years to make my dream come through. It didn't happen. I faced many difficulties n troubles while I'm blind searching n tried set up my own business. Family problem, personal problem, relationship problem, partnership problem, and...
    harrywin harrywin
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2014

    My Store

    I want to own the ultimate punk store. We'd have music, clothes, and shoes. I even want a tattoo artist and a piercer. Then in the back, I want a stage so we can have shows, like cd release parties and ****. It's been my dream for a long time. Someday, I'll have it..
    moonrose81 moonrose81
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 15, 2011
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