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I Want to Work For Myself

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    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10 22-25, F 4 Responses May 11

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    I Have Always Wanted To Work From Home

    Now I have a Home based Business, and I love it.. I am in two different Businesses, making money and planing a future. And Having  the opportunity to share it with others Contact me if this is something that you desire in your life..  Diane  USA  CANADA...
    dianeraezer dianeraezer 56-60 4 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    No More 9 2 5 Forever

    My name's Ciara S.. I'm just a woman who hated working 9 - 5 and loved living the IM (Internet marketer's) life. You know; making money everyday; even while you're sleeping. It feels good!! Just the thought of working 500 months until retirement for someone else gives me the...
    ceemonie2013 ceemonie2013 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2013

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    Make Money Posting On Facebook And Twitter

    Let us help you get your own money to count with MCA! I am helping people get a paycheck every single Friday! Get an extra $400 - $1200 or more every single week! You are paid via UPS directly to your door or you can do direct deposit - it doesn't matter how you get this money...
    thecoffeeman thecoffeeman 26-30, M Nov 28, 2012

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    And I Am...

    Part time right now. But I'm seeing a nice return and should be full time in 3-6 months. www.paidonbillsnow.com I don't hustle on EP (haha) but this is remarkable.
    ALLEVERWNTD ALLEVERWNTD 31-35, M Jul 18, 2013

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    Yeah, I'd Like to Own My O...

    Yeah, I'd like to own my own gardening business.
    Agentravage Agentravage 21-25, M Oct 16, 2007

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    Work From Home, Anyone!?

    Hi, Im new to the whole work from home online marketing industry and I just got involved with this business that gives you the oppertunity to make $200 in comission and a $100 monthly residual income, per person you get to join.... but the great thing about this one is you dont...
    MattMo86 MattMo86 26-30, M Jul 22, 2013

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    If Only You Were Here

    Hello all! This is my first time writing so please take it easy on me lol well, both my boyfriend and I have a business, and we're always looking for people who want to work for themselves, just want to help others, or are motivated to make a difference in their lives! If you're...
    AleenaRiley AleenaRiley 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Recession Proof Job - Fortune 500 Company

    I am a consultant for a legitimate fortune 500 company saving electricity (energy). Most people who are already paying for electricity do not receive any rewards. With this company, you receive rewards. You pay your electric bill every month however much you spent on your...
    coolchic101 coolchic101 31-35, F Mar 25, 2011

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    Looking For People

    work from home. People who are willing to be trained properly how to build a business and how to market their business. No you don't have to quit your day job to do this, but you must follow through on what is being asked. Is anyone here really interested in doing this? Only...
    laramallette laramallette 26-30, F Nov 14, 2012

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    Work

    kinda weird feeling i have right now.. I'm happy..why? my supervisor at work made me feel this way... as supervisor one of her job is to make our daily schedule,, i requested one day off but she failed to grant it. So, what i did as she expected me at duty, i never came..act...
    taurus1988 taurus1988 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2012

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    Broke Navy Veteran On A Mission!

    Even as the navy veteran I am, it was hard for me to find work! Struggling to stay committed to school, I am yet again changing college programs (for the 4th time!). I am an entrepreneur at heart but of course I would like to stick with something to have as a "plan b". But...
    EntreyStatus EntreyStatus 22-25, M Dec 28, 2012

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    Stress Level Is Rising

    During this time of year the company begins its uphill climb in basically everything ranging from product sales, customer service handling and tech support and may I tell you that it is f-ing brutal. Had a case today for an individual which could not get any information for his...
    karpovich karpovich 18-21, M Sep 23, 2013

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    yes I Would Love to Work Fo...

    yes i would love to work for myself right now i'm currently a stay at home mom and housewife and i do occasonally sell stuff on ebay so i guess i do kind of have a work for yourself job
    inmyworld inmyworld 22-25 May 29, 2008

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    I Sure Could Use Your Talents

    Hi everyone! I am the Director of New Business Development for Consumerbase, a 12 year old high tech company in Evanston (Chicago) IL. We have a brand new franchise opportunity for eCommerce ninjas looking for a legit product in big demand, Consumer Behavioral Data. What the heck...
    FastCount FastCount 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    I Have Before But Would Love to Again

    I ran a home daycare for about a year when my daughter was young.  It got me a little spending cash that was about what I made either part time out of the home or after daycare fees with full time work so it worked out great.   I want to go into business part time...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2008

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    I'm Gonna Do It!

    I have a degree in advanced therapeutic massage and the ability to teach guitar. I'm going to embark on both. I'm going to quit my job in the next two months. WISH ME LUCK!
    ronickwillis ronickwillis 22-25 1 Response Mar 7, 2011

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    I'm a hair stylist/manager

    for a full service chain salon. Anyone have tips on how to go on my own( booth/suit rental) do I have to have a certain amount of clientele? How should I get my self prepared? What should I expect? Tips an advice will be appreciated!!
    insanehair insanehair 31-35, F Mar 9

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    Is Anyone Really Interested?

    I am looking for three(3) people who want to work from home.  People who are willing to be trained properly how to build a business and how to market their business.  No you don't have to quit your day job to do this, but you must follow through on what is...
    Mercedus Mercedus 26-30 3 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    and it's indeed a great way to live.

    Especially if you're working on online for Fortune 500 companies like me and I can tell you how you can achieve this too
    brianhowson brianhowson 22-25 1 Response Jul 1

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    I Want To Start A Business Or Find A Better Career

    I've worked as a manager and as a technical trainer in the hi-tech corporate environment for the past twenty-plus years. I love teaching, especially when I can demonstrate things; taking apart a piece of equipment and then have the students build it themselves, etc. In addition...
    rpg456 rpg456 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    Only 2 days and a wake up

    and I get to fly home for my days off! Can't wait!
    Eechay Eechay 31-35, M Jun 28

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    I Can't Get Along With My Boss

    When people ask me what I do I tell them I'm a promotion writer.  They ask if I like it.  I say it's fine except I can't get along with my boss.  They ask where I work.  I tell them I'm self-employed. I worked in the corporate sector for 20 years. In '00...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 11 Responses Jul 10, 2007

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    Now I'm unemployment.

    2 week ago i get out of my Securities industry. I will find a new job. 2 week ago.
    mayheart mayheart 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Life Working For Yourself

    I have just embarked on this journey and would not change it for the world. First thing to say is that it is not a get rich quick scheme, some you lose, some you win. I am at a stage of growth where i personally have no money, no time and very little sleep - but these are...
    NatashaAssist NatashaAssist 22-25 4 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    Independance

    All the really well off people I know work for themselves.  I also know a few small business men that live lives of indentured slavery.   A good friend of mine even works on Christmas day! He never takes holidays or days off. If he falls ill, his world falls apart! This...
    w0lf w0lf 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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    Im Back

    last time i was on here i was telling you about my stressful hospital visits and so and so forth but since then ive been so wrapped up i wasnt able to keep you posted, soo sorry! but not gonna make this long i have alot to do today, and im so excited! i'll post later and let you...
    bunnihearts bunnihearts 26-30, F Nov 1, 2012

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    On To My Future?

    I am trying to figure that out. Recently downsized but financially ok. Worked everyday for 38 yrs at least 9 hrs a day; enjoying not having to suit up and sit behind a desk while daylight passes me by. Now I've spent 3 mos vegetating and need to move on from here. Have great...
    BrokeHeart BrokeHeart 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 11, 2010

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    I Work For Corporate America But Not For Long!

       I've been working in corporate America for some 20 years now.  I'm a marketing manager with a major company with an expense account, making a hefty income and I pay a mortgage on my home.  I have all the things that I thought I wanted...
    Astartrvl Astartrvl 36-40 1 Response Aug 30, 2008

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    Not a Corporate Monkey

    I'm nearly 40 and over the years I have seen some...stupid **** in the corporate world form Enron to Telecom, I have yet to see any good come out of large corporation. The last corporate company I was with was so conceited and abnoxious about their popularity within their...
    lcwall lcwall 41-45, M May 30, 2008

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    I Have Always Worked For Myself

    I have worked for myself since i was 20 years old . I am now approaching 61. I started with my own truck as an owner operator. I had to be a driver  a mechanic, painter  and book keeper, the latter being the worst part of the job,I loved driving ,and had great pride...
    alvin521 alvin521 61-65, M 16 Responses Feb 18, 2010

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    Get Paid $25 For Every Email You Process.

    Congratulations! You're about to change your life for the better. Take a look and read some of the info that I am presenting to you. If you are serious and motivated like I am, this is your once in a lifetime opportunity! Start Your Own Money Making Job Immediately! www...
    ceemonie2013 ceemonie2013 22-25, F Jan 12, 2013

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    Working On It

    Ofcourse, it is my dream to work for myself, to own my own Occult Shop, and to sell my handmade creations. I am designing and making products for Pagan Families that I don't see anyone else selling. It is my goal to provide Pagan Families with great, quality products that will...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Oct 8, 2012

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    Trying To Work Online

    So, I am an at home mom (most of the time). I decided to do some searching for online jobs that were real. It took some time for me to go through some of the experiences that I did, but I made a sub website. If you don't mind to look around on it and leave a few comments, it...
    stayathomemom01 stayathomemom01 26-30 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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    Want to Work For Myself

    I would like to work for myself in the future because most companies have rejected me; if the company doesn't want to hire me; I'll hire myself. I tried a part-home business 3 years but it didn't work out but I will try again. I have ideas so hopefully, I can make it happen.
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    I Work From Home And I Can Help Others Do The Same For Free

    Get started making money tonight an quit your job tomorrow. I have worked from home for the past 2 and half years. But I will always remember how hard it was when I first got started. I really struggled in the beginning. I spent and wasted so much time searching and trying to...
    lifestarters lifestarters 22-25, F May 30, 2013

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    Starting A Legal Document Preparation Company And Attending Law School

    I work as an independent paralegal and legal document assistant. I'm also a ex felon who has taken on the challenge of law school and obtaining my J.D. I'm running a legal document assistant company and these are my experiences living my double life as both Ex Con and Beyond...
    Angellee865 Angellee865 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2010

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    Want to Work For Yourself?

    Genuine self-employment opportunity just visit www.want2work4myself.com I was once like you now I'm my own boss (Yay!)
    want2work4myself want2work4myself 26-30 Jun 9, 2009

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    (and I Do, Part Time In My Off...

    (and I do, part time in my off time from my "real" job)
    dmwinchester dmwinchester 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 16, 2007

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    I Will Show You How I Make Money Working For Myself

    If anyone would like to work from home then visit my Life-Starters.com website where I reveal openly exactly how I got started working from home successfully so you can follow and do the same. The Life-Starters Website features. >Money making systems >Successful paid surveys...
    lifestarters lifestarters 22-25, F May 30, 2013

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    I'M Tired Of Working For Corporations That Make Their Own Pockets Full While Keeping Yours Threadbare

    Id love to wake up in the morning excited to go to work and get paid enough for not only bills but to put a bit back to save too. Also I'm tired of working for people that on the ground level are great but on the corporate level are money grubbing ******
    quirkyGem quirkyGem 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    I Work For Myself Because I'm So Independent.

    I was always a stay-at-home MOM, never enjoying working in an office...because of office politics.  I like peace.  So I've always found creative ways to earn money and pursue my own interests (making things by hand, being a chef of sorts, gardening in an excellent...
    DianneW DianneW 56-60 May 29, 2008

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    Eventually, I'd Like To...

    Eventually, I'd like to be a nurse practitioner and open a clinic for urban girls.  I'd like to work in conjunction various other groups (like Big Brothers & Sisters) to educate the girls, improve their self-esteem and give them resources that they might not know are...
    ippagoggy ippagoggy 31-35, F May 29, 2008

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    I Sell Avon

    and that's my self employed business. You can sell Avon too.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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    jeyy90 jeyy90 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    God hate working all time to live ***

    that lets hope I get into some money so u can retire and do wot I like
    gsejam gsejam 22-25, M Jun 28

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    Private Practice

    After searching for months and no luck finding employment, I have decided to work for myself. So instead of perusing the help wanted ads, I am looking at sharing office space and the process needed to start my own therapy practice. From my current job I know there is a need...
    misssunnybunny misssunnybunny 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    That Would Be So Nice. ...

    That would be so nice. If I could work for myself, I would do it from home. That way, I would never have to leave my husband and kids behind to make good money.
    silvertears silvertears 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2007

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    I wish I could work for myself instead of

    giving my damn life energy to college. Graduating with a Bachelors Degree only to waste away to a multi-million dollar company with a tyrannical CEO in charge. *shivers*
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Life IS Work

    Life is a lot of work. What is it that gives us the strength to continue when we are tired and burned out? Sometimes an inspirational idea can help us renew ourselves and be filled with strength to fulfill our life's purpose. Inspiration comes in many forms. However, the root of...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Apr 6, 2013

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    My Favorite Quote

    it's a real honor to be your own boss!
    neome neome 26-30, M Mar 29, 2013

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    baconassassin baconassassin 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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