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I Will Start My Own Business

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    Books - I've read multiple books on this and I'm currently working towards starting a business. I need to sell my house and it is on the market. I've been checking out...
    slacker slacker 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 9, 2007

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    Children And Wanting To Be A Sahm...! - I have 3 children ages 7, 4, and 14 mos. I have wanted to work at home for a while and when my second child was 2 I came across an awesome...
    danddmomma danddmomma 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    Alien / Space Themed Coffee Shop - That's what I aim to accomplish. What's cool is I consider it the first coffee shop that started online. I make money off of my website for now...
    InvisibleBill InvisibleBill 26-30, M Dec 17, 2011

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    Someday I will, I promise my self that I will.
    CupcakeQueen318 CupcakeQueen318 13-15, F Jan 13

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    Step 1---quit well=paying job. Check. Step 2---start my own business. In process. Step 3---be successful. I am giving myself one year.
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    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...
    harrywin harrywin 26-30, M Apr 6

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    Hi people im looking for people to join my team. Im working for a company it calls VEMMA its a easy way to make money im making money already... Its all about ask people to join...
    Flavioleandroo Flavioleandroo 18-21, M Mar 22

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    And sometimes I hate it. It might be years before I see income from it and I work all the time and burnt out! It give me freedom to be flexible but at times it's also a curse.
    sofiaann sofiaann 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm going to quit my job and i'm trying to keep it low profile, but then word got out to almost everyone i know. Everyone thinks i'm doing the wrong thing, they're just not saying...
    ahkintoh ahkintoh 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I was a volunteer with The British Red Cross for around 15 years, for almost seven years I became a full time paid trainer running a variety of courses around the south-east. But I...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I started a new business in February (2014) it is a network marketing franchise. The company is a household name, there is a great range of products and the prices are really low...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Apr 1

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    Music performance has been part of my life since I was a child. But ten years ago, when I started my own business, I got busy and just stopped cold. I have a basement full of...
    TandSMichael TandSMichael 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Lately I haven't been on EP due to trying to lose weight, find a job for financial stability, raise my kids and to create my own business (I want a food truck). I just been so...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Sometimes out of no where I will start to day dream. No matter where I. Am, I will just start thinking about everything an anything. I have always made myself a life inside my head...
    KissesFromAngels KissesFromAngels 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I signed up to a MLM business last month, it was something I could do on the side of my other job as a Personal Trainer and working in a gym. This business was for a nutrition...
    ryanS14 ryanS14 22-25, M Apr 7

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    I'm finally doing what I think is best for ME. My whole life I've done what I've been told is "right" and doing what others want me to do because it's what I "should" do. And you...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F Mar 29

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    One of my close friends lost their job at the salon they were working at over the weekend. She has been thinking about starting up her own beauty treatment business for awhile now...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I've finally reached my limit. I realized life is just too damn short to waste dwelling on one girl in a world filled with billions. I'm 26, and I'm not getting any younger. It...
    nustart nustart 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am an entrepreneur and of all the challenges I faced financing / funding was the most difficult. I have put toghether a data base of lenders, investors and funders of all types...
    LoanForYou LoanForYou 61-65 1 Response Mar 18

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    My sister just graduated from law school and she's now moving out to start her review for bar exams, my other sister has a family of her own and is busy doing their thing, my...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The people in most corporate develop/inculcate different strategies/techniques to defend themselves from different situations like, from superiors/bosses, from peer group or from...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Mar 17

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    But I work only part time. Pay still is not bad, a full time job looks promising in the near future. There is an apartment upstairs from a hair salon in a nice neighborhood that I...
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My 26th anniversary is in less then a week and my husband is having a crisis with coping with medical retirement. He has been a cop for nearly 18 years of our26 years of marriage...
    Bff4988 Bff4988 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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    I am finally living for myself. No longer scared of what others might think of me. It's the only way you can really get through your life the fullest. As I've gotten older I have...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 13-15, F Apr 7

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    You know it is funny when you realize that you will always be single Plenty of people insult me by telling me that I am just being... well whatever or that they are shocked or...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I'm studying business finance and proud of it! I was never smart enough just another idiot wearing makeup growing up to be a secretary in my teachers opinions but I turned the...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I have always put other people's happiness before my own and im starting to realize that people will just use me and then never speak to me again. I know that i probably will never...
    lunarfaerie lunarfaerie 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    Parallel blue lines, skipping the very top of course. White paper, red margin, college rule or wide rule? Doesn't seem too complex. Not too hard to picture or decide right? But...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 13-15, F Mar 25

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    Each story has so may sides to it and it's important to be aware of all the "true" sides of it. and important to know that it's not all about "ideas". I've been accused of having...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 Mar 31

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    family business,we would love to start up a reality show about our change of life style,we are looking at going through the process of buying a cafe/accommodation 500ks from where...
    tarnze13 tarnze13 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    The people responsible for my upbringing were incapable of love From a small child no-one touched me No-one held me on their knee No-one picked me up when I fell No-one cuddled me...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't even know where to begin, I was molested countless times when I was about 10 years old. It all started with a game of pool. My brother, who is 8 years older. So at the time...
    strength05 strength05 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    It is not the anger, frustration, enmity, revenge, vengeance, vendetta or the attitude of settling scores that makes the life, its meaning and success, only the purpose of life...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Mar 30

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    The ladies I work with are very nice and mean well, but I wish they would leave me alone. My job is going soon and I'm in the middle of my separation just trying to sort things out...
    bahalana75 bahalana75 36-40, F Apr 2

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    In a Nutshell I'll respect you no matter what. Nothing is ever relevant to whether I should or should not respect you. Your colour, race, religion or what people say about you that...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M Apr 7

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    They say "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" and i never believed that until now ! A few months ago i was going through the worst time of my life ...i wanted to kill myself...
    lovemusicnicole lovemusicnicole 18-21, F Apr 7

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    But that's not bad.They tell me I live in a fairy tale.Does that mean I need to get out of it into the "real world", or just that they're jealous that they're not in one? I once...
    stranger001 stranger001 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    It seems very hard for SOME people to differentiate between family and family. I have said numerous times that im sad because I want my own family and I feel alone and incomplete...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 2

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    What I Thought When I Saw My Name On The List There were surprisingly a few thoughts that run through my mind when I read my name on the list. I was happy of course and pointed...
    thelonewood thelonewood 26-30 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Brain death of someone dear and near to us often shatters our hope, and hopelessly people harp hopes to put the patient on life support system for sometime and finally the ultimate...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I started this group mainly just to express my views on football. I'm a mamchester United supporter so most of my stories will be centred around United. But also with the summer...
    Banksy94 Banksy94 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    NOM NOM NOM, tastes like chicken. If you have a soul I will absorb you into me, claim it as my own and steal your memories. I'm not picky, I'll take all of your pain, I prefer it...
    DiosesOscuros DiosesOscuros 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    The Egyptian vulture can certainly offer lot of hope and confidence to large number of people in corporate. More often, the people in corporate give up anything they find hard to...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M 22 hrs ago

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    OK... so I really don't know what is wrong with me. I get these urges to have my own babies and it completely consumes my thoughts. I spend so much time just thinking about it...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Mar 28

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    I Wonder If Dogs Could Morph To Save Their Owners. Like the last moment your life is at danger by a robber or a group of thugs lets pause: Nap's thought "Even Fictitious stories...
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    What happened to me over the years? I mean a lot of years too. I don’t even know who I am anymore & I don’t like me either. I just woke up today & I was someone else. I...
    blueeyez1950 blueeyez1950 61-65 a week ago

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    or i will die trying... X3
    Oti91 Oti91 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    1. I have quite a fit body as my parents only let me eat healthy stuff and make me run every morning and evening 2. I like being controlled and have/had virtual masters that i...
    as7728 as7728 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    But I try. I've been feeling exactly the same person since my adolescence. Not only mentally, but physically. Nowadays, as a result my behavior started to cause many troubles and...
    coralain coralain 26-30 1 Response Mar 17

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    What is love The bible has the perfect verses for what is love 1st Cor 13 verses 4-8 Love is patient. Love is kind. Love isn't jealous. It doesn't sing its own praises. It...
    BAPhoto BAPhoto 46-50, M 4 days ago

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