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I Would Rather Own A Business Than Work A Job

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 381 People

    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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    Self Employed

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

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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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    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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    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

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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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    First Post

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

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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 Business

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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    I can be with my husband, yet feel completely alone. We're not really communicating anymore. After the holidays, I'm going back to school. When I'm finished and have a job, it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I'd love to meet someone who is really good at communicating, who is able to hold a really good conversation on more than one level....emotionally maturity and openness pretty...
    lilyrose345 lilyrose345 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Wrong person makes you feel even more lonely than being alone.
    Awanputih Awanputih 18-21 2 Responses Dec 1

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    There's someone I care about, he feels the same. But when we're together we just can't ever seem to talk, I'm not sure he 'gets me' and it's really frustrating because we're...
    lilyrose345 lilyrose345 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 8

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    You can't force loyalty, some people will always let you down. Everybody won't always be who you want then to be. I'm never perfect, but I'm always genuine, and I've realized...
    lovinglife699 lovinglife699 51-55, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Things I don't do:- soap operas pubs bingo socialising charts music cinema restaurants The list goes on and on and on to the point where my usual reaction to 99% of everything I...
    charnwood charnwood 61-65 2 days ago

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    than to feel what I feel, I would rather not remember than to reminisce. I feel a void within that still smolders. She created this. Now I further know what's to be had....or so it...
    idleheart idleheart 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    It is sad, I live in a society where girls are brought up in such a way that their only dream becomes to get married and have kids. Regardless of all the changes that happened to...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I would rather be happy but if those are my only options, has to be sad rather than bitter.
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    in this world life is short. so short that wasting it on someone you don't love , or care about is just a waste of time. but it is long enough to find the right person that one...
    Chinsei Chinsei 26-30, M Nov 21

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    It's true, I would. But I don't particularly mind the cold actually. I love playing in the snow, and I love spinning around in the rain. But yeah, I hate being cold in bed. But...
    OlicityShipper OlicityShipper 70+, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'd rather be hot than cold any day. I hate the cold so much
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    i would rather be happy within myself as a person, treat ppl good, and stable in life, then rich in money living the good life and feel miserable within myself and terrible to...
    Deztiney Deztiney 36-40, F Nov 30

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    kerencc12 kerencc12 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    My husband obviously doesn't trust me. I went to search for a friend on Facebook and discovered the names of 2 men in my recent search history that I knew in a strictly platonic...
    mowglimarie mowglimarie 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Day two fast almost completed. Wife got a job today...that is improvement but not what I am after. Also was able to meet and bid on a job today...nice but not what I am after. I am...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    This is a difficult one and one I am dealing with right now. I have been dating this guy for a few months and he is practically perfect. The only problem is that I don't find him...
    Elpis2012 Elpis2012 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I tried to post a story which got deleted within a tiny fraction of a second. This proves that EPAllie is a bot, not a human because no-one can respond that fast twice on a very...
    ShirtlessPunk ShirtlessPunk 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    It is a long time ago now, but I did go into work at the weekend and got changed in my room into black tights, heels and a black dress. I sat and did my work for an hour or so...
    Prettyjennifer2004 Prettyjennifer2004 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I am about to start the crowd-funding campaign to raise the funds needed to start all of my dream businesses and get my dream home built. You can learn more by visiting www...
    Haoran Haoran 31-35, M Nov 21

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    They hug and kiss you....almost as if they care....only to betray you first chance they get....just for the sake of good gossip....never caring about your feelings and your pain...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F Nov 29

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    I would much rather you tell me the hard truth than any kind of lie. Lies build up and hurt over time. A hurtful truth just stings and can be talked about. Lies just always hurt...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Dec 8

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