I Would Rather Own A Business Than Work A Job

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    Anyone watches shark tank here?

    A show about how aspiring entrepreneurs pitch for investments by AI/VC in exchange for their company's equity. It's super addictive. I love how I gain insights on the minds of investors. And know exactly what they're looking for when it comes to a pitch. And maybe even learn...
    HeyHiHelloOla HeyHiHelloOla
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2014

    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

    I would like to start my own business

    but I'm afraid. I am tired of working for company to company and making money for other people. I want to start a business doesn't have to be something big it may be something small just for me while I work then hopefully can make it full time down the line but I'm afraid I won...
    senon senon
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 16, 2015

    Has any one tried DTG printing?

    Or own a DTG printer??
    Jaysee90 Jaysee90
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 18, 2015

    My Business

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

    It started when I was 18 yrs old.

    I was working at a paper factory stacking paper for $10 an hr when I realized something. I felt that I was worth way more then that. I started to look around and my cousin worked in sales and he drove a beamer always had money. I wanted to be like him. I got into sales, which I...
    Darthpikachu Darthpikachu
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2015

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    cescccruz cescccruz
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2012

    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
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

    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

    I have always been interested in having my own

    business, even as a kid. I think I have always been a bit of a risk taker and always seem to follow the path less traveled when I think back. I never wanted to be just like all my friends, I wanted to be my own person. While everyone got jobs, I did contract work right out of...
    jack755 jack755
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2014

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    BananaPancakes88 BananaPancakes88
    26-30, F
    Sep 7, 2014

    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

    It's been long pending desire to start my own

    business but my responsibilities are pulling me down.. Also I am not very sure what business I should go for as most of the business that is in my mind are bit off from my experience .. But it's high time and I have to start something now .. I have wasted so many years not doing...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    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

    Would love to own my own business

    and be my own boss .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2015

    I think i'm going to quit my job.

    I have a plan to build a business. The thing is i wont make money right away. Anyone know a way to make $1000/mo in the mean time? Is buying & selling stuff a good idea? What do you think?
    Jackway Jackway
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2015

    I just want to live my life without having to

    revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to! I want to spend the best years of my life doing different things every day. I don't want to have to wait until I'm 65 to start living free. I'm...
    CDoza CDoza
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 21, 2015

    Hidden Factor of Cracking the deal.

    .. http://howsellingworks.blogspot.in/2015/09/hidden-factor.html
    vision2fly vision2fly
    31-35, M
    Sep 22, 2015

    Be the business owner

    or become an employer in others business
    EhabAlMawardi EhabAlMawardi
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 19

    I'm really trying to build an online affliate

    marketing business. iv been working on it for about a month now and I still don't exactly know how to make money from it. If anyone knows Internet marketing or blogging please help and I will give you whatever you want in return! iv been getting no sleep I really need to make...
    dogbountyhunter dogbountyhunter
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    Wireless Carries

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

    And I do. My business is just over a year old!

    Best decision of my life! <3
    tnt2015 tnt2015
    31-35, F
    May 20, 2015

    I told my manager to send me home today.

    One more stupid, annoying, complaining customer and I would have completely lost it... I don't feel the same way about my job anymore.. I used to love it! I want to pursue a business, I have a plan & want to leave everything behind...
    Jackway Jackway
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 25, 2015

    I know business will be a lot of pressure too

    but at least u feel like there's a purpose, not just doing what is told and obeying orders
    thousandcuts thousandcuts
    26-30, F
    Sep 10, 2015

    I have been running businesses over the last 7

    years. Am I good at it...ya...am I an expert...definetly not. I have always found if I want something I will have the drive to get it. If I lose that drive then it means something has made me change my mind about it or I have gotten off course. I started running my own small...
    tlr2015 tlr2015
    26-30, F
    Dec 3, 2015

    Self Employed

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

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

    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

    I want to own a bakery in order to use my great

    grandmothers irish recipes, its one of my dreams.
    jesikahluv jesikahluv
    18-21, F
    Aug 8, 2014

    So finally got hocked my self

    and partners in a business , one of them escaped the other went to bed ????? and i am still going on is that normal? i guess yes , thats why business is business
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 19, 2015

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    Offisys Offisys
    31-35, M
    Oct 28, 2015

    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

    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, 2014

    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

    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

    I work from home, if you are interested in an

    opportunity see my profile, UK ONLY.
    savemoney savemoney
    41-45, F
    Apr 3

    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

    My dream. Own a small business,

    a cupcake truck. :)
    CupcakeQueen318 CupcakeQueen318
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2014
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