I Want to Work For Myself

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    That Was My Goal Some Years Ago

    and now it is my reality, and I have never been happier.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

    My Favorite Quote

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

    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
    1 Response Aug 30, 2008

    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
    3 Responses Jul 28, 2009

    I want to open up my own cafe/bookstore some

    day! ❀️☺️
    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 11, 2014

    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

    I want to b a secret agent diamond

    thief πŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’Ž
    martinez93 martinez93
    22-25, M
    Jul 22, 2015

    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

    I own my own business in the health

    and wellness industry, and I help people to earn a second stream of income alongside what they already do. Interested? Contact me now for more details!
    ladycharlotte ladycharlotte
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2014

    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
    26-30, M
    Jun 28, 2014

    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
    4 Responses Nov 11, 2008

    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.
    31-35, M
    Jul 18, 2013


    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

    I try my best to complete my assignments.

    But if im being stopped trying to work hard by lovers, family and friends, than i will talk to u another day... Because a supportive person will understand that your education comes first and needs to be completed before you do anything else.
    CatWomen21 CatWomen21
    22-25, F
    Apr 9, 2015

    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
    15 Responses Feb 18, 2010

    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...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 15, 2013

    I'm going to teach myself algebra.

    I could barely pass high school algebra in college, but I really need to increase my math skills if I want to be a machinist. Eventually I'll have my own shop.
    Eechay Eechay
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 10, 2014

    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
    May 29, 2008

    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

    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

    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
    4 Responses Sep 3, 2010

    Just had a stressing meeting with my boss

    and other work partners and I am so mentally tired...
    RozzebellConta RozzebellConta
    18-21, F
    Sep 9, 2014
    baconassassin baconassassin
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 3, 2014

    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

    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
    4 Responses Nov 15, 2012

    Am Doing It Already

    I am working online for myself now. I just got a possible contract coming up to make a website tonight for someone.If this pans out, I am going to have quite the first piece of cash toward the new business. I cannot believe that I was contacted this morning at 10:45 and I only...
    jmintuck jmintuck
    May 25, 2011

    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
    1 Response Jul 1, 2014

    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, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    May 30, 2013

    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

    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...
    DenKarp DenKarp
    18-21, M
    Sep 23, 2013

    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, 2014

    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

    Eyes that hate that haven't wakes

    if their will accepts it I wish them grace in the digestion of everything on there plate
    tantralad tantralad
    22-25, M
    Jan 19, 2015

    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
    Jun 9, 2009


    All the really well off people I know work for themselves.Β  I also know a few small business men that live lives of indentured slavery. Β  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

    (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

    I hate the job I do at the moment I want to

    open a bakery I need to do a business plan but I don't even know where to start
    foreverbellaalone foreverbellaalone
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2014

    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
    Mar 7, 2011
    doordie44 doordie44
    22-25, M
    Oct 13, 2015

    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 ******
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2013

    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
    May 29, 2008

    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

    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

    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

    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
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 26, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    May 30, 2013

    My dream is to have a workstation set up in my

    home where I can do projects for clients that I choose
    sahmmama sahmmama
    22-25, F
    Apr 29, 2015
    jeyy90 jeyy90
    22-25, F
    Jul 26, 2014

    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

    I am honestly dying to.

    I can't wait.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence
    16-17, M
    Oct 12, 2015
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