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I Would Rather Own A Business Than Work A Job

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    I Will Be Retired Before I Reach Age 30

    I just want to share my story of how I have set myself up on the path to never having to work a job again and be financially independent and most importantly free. :) I hate having a job, but not because I am lazy. I am a hard worker. What I hate is the idea of having to go to...
    LifeAmbition LifeAmbition 22-25, M Jun 27, 2011

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    I Now Own A Home Business.

    I am almost ENVIOUS of myself, nearly. If saw myself in 3rd party, I would be envious. I make polymer clay pendants and sell them outside by a convenience store and now have to stop for the winter coming up. No worries. I just got done figuring out that problem.Jewelry parties at...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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    Self Employed

    If you are interested inbox me..
    Adelis Adelis 26-30, F Feb 11, 2013

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    Gold Trading Academy Will Make Our Dreams Come True

    Everyone of us wants to have a comfortable life so we have to work very hard to make our dreams come true. But you can’t have more time for your family because you need to have overtime if you want to have extra income. Sometimes you also need to do excuses from your family...
    riagonzales23 riagonzales23 31-35, F Aug 3, 2012

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    I Would Rather Have A Job Than Own A Business!

    I own a business and let me say,. in my fifth yr. I am overwhelmed by the marriage of it. I work work work,. there's the hours at the business,. the hours of maintenance (since the bus.is on the same property) then the regular chores at home dishes, laundry, time of myself for my...
    portabella portabella 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2010

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    23 Years Old & Now Earning Residual Income. You Can Be Doing It Too!...i Cant Help You!

    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 2 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    What They Do And Why You Need Them: Business Voip Phone Service Providers

    If you desire your start-up business to develop quickly, securely and affordably, contact a business phone service (http://www.ringcentral.com/phone-service/index.html) provider that provide the functions you'll need. You'll find providers that offer modern Private Branch...
    cescccruz cescccruz 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2012

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    So True Now I How Do You Get That Business Off The Ground.

    It was more by force than choice. Sometimes you got to make a decision. I could choose not to do anything and suffer. Or I could venture out on my own and have a business. My business of course is a online mall and travel agency. www.zolasonlinemall.com . So what the difference...
    ZolasOnlinemall ZolasOnlinemall 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    My dream is to make one of a kind craft items

    to sell but I don't have the money to get set up with this http://www.gofundme.com/8oc0mc
    Bluenox Bluenox 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    First Post

    This is my first post, just testing!
    dumpsters22 dumpsters22 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    I Own A Bussiness But No Growth For The Last 6yrs

    I own a business for the last 6yrs.  This is what I love doing but it seems there has been no tangible growth since i started.  I have few client once in a while but most of the time I am struggling to survive financially, always being in debts.  I make a max of 2 new loyal...
    nancykariuki nancykariuki 36-40 4 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    Owning A Business, May Not Be That Easy.

    Working a job, sets the standard that someone else establishes how far you can achieve. After many years of trying, I have a business which is ranked very high! The biggest problem I am having with this business is the products are not in a touch, feel and see atmosphere. I have...
    seriousandfun seriousandfun 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 27, 2010

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    Wireless Carries

    Great Sales on TMobile,Sprint and Verizon , Wt no contract ..
    Adelis Adelis 26-30, F Feb 13, 2013

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    Business Life

    In life you don't have to be rich, you don't need to have million of employees to be successful. know more visit www.http://www.filambiz.com/
    techpak2 techpak2 22-25, M Jan 2, 2013

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    No Contract

    I work wt Verizon, I sell and flash Verizon cellphones.For only $78.00 Unlimited..
    Adelis Adelis 26-30, F Mar 1, 2013

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    How To Get Started In Business Without Capital

    I have always worked for myself so I have never even considered there to be such a thing as a working week. My working week was every day and most hours I was awake but a few months back I lost my company and found myself adrift for the first time in 30 years. Two things...
    symonb symonb 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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    My dream. Own a small business,

    a cupcake truck. :)
    CupcakeQueen318 CupcakeQueen318 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Time freedom, no boss,

    i am my own boss. I see people trying to climb the invisible employment ladder to get to the top. FYI you'll never be a CEO of a business you didn't start yourself from the ground up. It's impossible. I'd rather not be part of the 9-5 rat race. Having your own business makes...
    freesoul22 freesoul22 22-25, F 4 Responses May 23

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    Woman In A Man'S World

    I am the CEO of two small businesses. Both are service companies that work primarily for large oil companies. I am a young woman. 95% of the people I work for are men and 95% of the people that work for me are men. It can be tough but I make it work because I am pretty tough. I...
    stayingontheupside stayingontheupside 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2013

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    Work From Home!

    Hi, people.. Just started with this online marketing business... It's pretty awesome never thought you could actually work from home... Always thought it was all,a scam... But this is VERY much real. This company gives the potential to earn you $200 in commission and $100 a...
    MattMo86 MattMo86 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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    My Business

    Www.acnprimetime.com check it out..
    Adelis Adelis 26-30, F Feb 15, 2013

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    Make $200 A Day From Home Processing Emails

    Make $200 A Day from Home Processing Emails You will earn $25 for every single email you process from the comfort of your own home with this unique system! Visit my site to get started! http://www.ProcessEmailz4Cash.com
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    They Say Follow Your Heart

    Well, my heart is in creating art in many forms. I dream of selling my magickal creations, and someday I know I will. Right now, we are down on our luck and our son comes first.... But one of these days I will get there! I don't care if I'm 50 before I get there. I will!
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Jan 23, 2013

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    Self Employed

    I am self Employed I am 2 party to Sprint,TMobile ,Verizon, Cox and century link. As long I have my laptop I am able to work from anywhere :-) Just started going good
    Adelis Adelis 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm about to work my last two night shifts at 7-eleven I really won't miss this place overall. I will miss some of my customers but I might see them anyways. Nothing is changing...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I didn't think I would end up on my own. Two sons, one failed marriage and one long term relationship behind me, I still believe in love and marriage. Just wish I could have my...
    Littlemisspixie Littlemisspixie 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I cannot understand why people don't like to listen to the suggestions of someone who is younger than them.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    This is so true...but I'm so lonely waiting for a "right" person
    amandapanda88 amandapanda88 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 29

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    Therefore, I love you all ^^
    Xxina Xxina 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Life is too short to waste it trapped in unfulfilling relatiomships. I was married for close to a year, and I'm so much happier and satisfied picking and choosing with whom I...
    thegirlnobodyknows thegirlnobodyknows 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    yes alone.. if someone cant stand and fight for your love.. why do they have to stay in a relationship.. ? Love is an experience but not a rehearsal of feelings and emotions. Love...
    sheshe39 sheshe39 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm in a dead relationship it feels. I made him move out because our rship was toxic in a bid to save it. But now, he rarely makes the effort. I have a 7 yr old son and he's like...
    Sia88 Sia88 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate being alone....but I really hated being unhappy....and that's what I was....unhappy with my marriage...everything about it....except my two beautiful daughter's...
    SimplyK SimplyK 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 25

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    I have a great business that's been the easiest and most enjoyable thing for me to do. I am so thankful for the person who introduced me to this opportunity. If you're looking for...
    maryucj maryucj 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think that we have lost the ability to talk to one another in person. Case in point, my own mother would rather express her issues via text than talk to people about it. What is...
    SemiAthleticFoodieChick93 SemiAthleticFoodieChick93 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    if you have any news good or bad i would rather hear it from the person that has something to say rather than other people cause by time it make it to me there story has been...
    DBsw1990 DBsw1990 22-25, M Jul 9

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    I love it when people are affectionate with me. I like it when people invite me places, or text me, or call me. I would rather have that person than someone who makes me text them...
    foreignindulgence foreignindulgence 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Perhaps I am not the "Ideal" person in Todays Overly Politically Correct Society , and am far too concise and blunt for most peoples taste nowadays , Nor am I rich , dashing...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just like three days grace says. Pain without love. Pain can't get enough. Pain I like it rough cause id rather feel pain than nothing at all. Could you imagine never feelingl...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Bitterness may lead you to ultimate destruction. It gives you a bright idea to say things people would rather not hear/know. It often leads to break-ups. On the other hand, sadness...
    wildrose1806 wildrose1806 22-25 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I agree that i rather be dreaming than living cause being in your dreams is better than being awake in the real world cause you can just do anything in your dreams even playing...
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M a week ago

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    Unfortunately, My husband and I were pretty much pushed into it by both our families. I had a baby in high school and the biological Father took off. I was friends with my...
    HotBoxDatRocks HotBoxDatRocks 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I'd rather be cold than hot, but I live in Texas. Some days in summer here get up to 115 degrees. What do I do? I stay in my air-conditioned house with the thermostat set to 50-60...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Yes, I do like to visit with what little friends I have(hubby's), for a few hours. I was never social growing up. Not even to go to other kids birthday parties, cause I was bored...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    Way back in college i used to party every weekends with my friends, but after graduation and keeping yourself busy with work and saving money for your own expenses i'd rather stay...
    jellynecaryl jellynecaryl 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been married and it was the unhappiest I've ever been in my entire life. I stupidly thought two things, 1) he would change and 2) it was better than being on my own but when I...
    elegantstorms elegantstorms 31-35, F Jul 1

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    Recently I met this guy on Facebook he went to high school with some childhood friends of mine also. He's sooo hot nd seems smart, he doesn't drink or go clubbing or smoke what so...
    marieshineh marieshineh 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    It would be great to connect with other enterpreneurs who are trying make a go of it. Sometimes I think I have made a mistake. Sometimes I think it's the best decision I ever made...
    genevieve34 genevieve34 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I abhor the heat. I DETEST high humidity. I'm convinced the greatest achievement in the history of the human race was the invention of the air conditioner!! (Thank-you Willis...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    Planned and started a video-game design business. All I need now is he full version of Unity and a couple more 3D software programs and I'm set i release my first game when it's...
    MainMan1999 MainMan1999 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 3