7 Reasons to Work for Yourself ...


When I first lost my contact job at General Motors in the fall of 2008, I panicked. I had nightmare visions of being homeless, eating cat food, and having to give up my habit of good oral hygiene. Luckily, none of those things happened — I went back to school and started building my own client base for freelance writing, editing, and social media services. Now, two years later, I can’t imagine working for The Man again, and here’s why. Here are 7 reasons to work for yourself.

1. Productivity

Believe it or not, when you work for yourself, you tend to be more productive, getting a lot more done in fewer hours. You also tend to get more of everything done, from attending your child’s school functions to keeping up with the laundry. All around, your time management skills, and productivity, sky-rocket.

The Flexibility
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