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When You're Addicted to Entrepreneurship Success Has Nothing to Do with Money

Entrepreneurship is a risky business. (Pun intended.)

About 20% of businesses will close in their first year and only 50% will survive past the five-year mark.

And that’s just the actual...

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I Haven't Worked 40 Hours a Week in Years…and I Don't Feel Guilty About It

One of the main reasons I decided to work for myself was because I was sick of people telling me how much to work, when to work, and where to work. 

I sat at a desk for eight hours a day, even...

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How Working for Myself Helped Me Take Control

Control is a big deal for me. It is one of the key drivers of my life.

Before I worked for myself I felt controlled by circumstances instead of controlling them. Most of my time was controlled...

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When to charge an hourly vs. a flat rate

freelance money time Oct 08, 2020

Both freelancers and those hiring them think about work in terms of hourly rate even when a flat rate has been negotiated. In some instances thinking only about money per hour negates the...

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Build your business around what you love

Flexibility and control over your work and life are some of the greatest gifts of entrepreneurship. The problem is that many freelancers, consultants, and small business owners have a hard time...

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Get Paid What You Deserve

 Whether you work for yourself or someone else, knowing what to ask for when it comes to compensation is tricky. You don’t want to seem entitled, you don’t want to lose out to...
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Should you be your own boss?

I love being my own boss but I never thought this is the path my life would take. My parents own their own business and I told myself growing up that I never wanted that. They have been...
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