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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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    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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    Wireless Carries

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

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    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 2 Responses Sep 18, 2014

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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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    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

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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 2 Responses 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 family owns a business,

    and I'm learning to take it over. So this will be a reality for me.
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F Sep 18, 2014

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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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    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 dream. Own a small business,

    a cupcake truck. :)
    CupcakeQueen318 CupcakeQueen318 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    This is a great way to make money to put

    towards whatever your dream or interests maybe. This is my website. So spam and no gimmicks. http://nationalwealthcenter.com/?id=owilkins
    BananaPancakes88 BananaPancakes88 26-30, F Sep 7, 2014

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    Would love to own my own business

    and be my own boss .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Self Employed

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

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    First Post

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

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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 2 Responses Mar 24, 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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    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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    When you are in a room, and the air just feels so heavy. Like you can not breath. You feel like running out, or just sitting there crying. Wondering if the other person will even...
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Finding myself and growing is far more important, and I am myself. When things fail I have get up and dust off and rebuild and grow. I am and I will always be who I am, as much as...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    What is wrong with guys these days? Aren't you suppose to dress to impress when you go on a date??? Is that too much to ask or something irrelevant these days??? I went on a date...
    melissav369 melissav369 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    I get asked a lot: when are you planning to get married or are you engaged yet? Or why are you still single until now? I am not that old, well I am 30 yrs old and I can see why...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 8 Responses Apr 11

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    Exactly how I'm feeling right now. I just started work in a bank. There's at least 20 people there but I rather be alone then be with anyone on of them. I feel so out of place...
    strawberrycreamcake strawberrycreamcake 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    For me, it's truly easy for me to be alone rather than struggle, hope and try to have someone like me for me. I say that not without fault as there are times when I'm truly that...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I guess I learned some things that probably scared and scarred me for life. My mom always tells me "You're gonna be living alone in a forest in a cabin filled with cats" and my...
    Chibiiiii Chibiiiii 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    And that's why I'm creating an exit plan for real.
    Warmways Warmways 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 4

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    I cried softly, he held me, wiped my tears away. But he never asked why I was crying. He never comforted me. He pretty much just watched. It's fine by me. If you can't handle my...
    imjustthatgirl66 imjustthatgirl66 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    You are comfort food.I am uncomfortable
    MrMatthias MrMatthias 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was married for 10 years, and I felt like that most of the time when he was around. Between him being on the road, and him coming home being judgemental. If I get that feeling in...
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    And this is why I'm still single. I'm not going to lower my standards and if that means no one measures up so be it
    emyleejane emyleejane 26-30, T 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Guy doesn't like me. We are like oil and water. I've been ******* trying so hard..in my way. I just found it sexually trouma and pain never goes away People doesn't get that...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate it when my grandma comes over and starts commenting about my body. "You look much better now, last time I saw you, you looked like a flat board. Curves are so feminine...
    Gayooshit16 Gayooshit16 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Spoken from a pacifist, I would rather work out my conflict mentally and serene, discussed calmly among those involved. Sometimes, it's just best to not cause any more conflict.
    HalcyonBunny HalcyonBunny 18-21, T Apr 3

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    I would much rather be hot than cold any time. I hate the cold. So glad it is finally getting warmer weather and time has changed to where it is daylight longer. I think I get that...
    68JustMe 68JustMe 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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