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I Would Rather Own A Business Than Work A Job

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    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...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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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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    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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    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
    antiflag477 antiflag477 26-30, M 1 Response May 19

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    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 1 Response Jun 29

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    Feb 4, 2013

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    Business Life

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    techpak2 techpak2 22-25, M Jan 2, 2013

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    BananaPancakes88 BananaPancakes88 26-30, F Sep 7, 2014

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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 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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    First Post

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

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    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

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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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    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 3 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    Has any one tried DTG printing?

    Or own a DTG printer??
    Jaysee90 Jaysee90 22-25, M Aug 18

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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.
    LittleBlindMouse LittleBlindMouse 18-21, F Sep 18, 2014

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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 2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Would love to own my own business

    and be my own boss .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    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

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

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    Self Employed

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    Adelis Adelis 26-30, F Feb 11, 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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    My Business

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

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

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

    Best decision of my life! <3
    tnt2015 tnt2015 31-35, F 1 Response May 20

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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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