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Can Entrepreneurs Take Time Off?

04.28.2014
Can Entrepreneurs Take Time Off?

One of the downsides to being an entrepreneur is finding the time to get away on a vacation and recharge. When you’re working for yourself, it can be hard to set boundaries. Most entrepreneurs I know are working pretty much all the time. Working from home can be a detriment in this case because you don’t even have to take your work home, it’s already there. My parents owned a small Thai restaurant and they worked 7 days/week for years. They rarely took a day off and I don’t remember them taking a weeklong vacation at all. Before they had a […]

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3 Benefits of Entrepreneurship That Most Employees Never Get to Enjoy

03.14.2014
3 Benefits of Entrepreneurship That Most Employees Never Get to Enjoy

The following article is from Mike, our staff writer.  Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur.  Many people don’t want the added responsibility of creating a business plan, keeping the books, hiring employees, dealing with vendors, finding new customers, and the myriad other details that business owners have to take care of on a daily basis. Some people would rather just get up in the morning, go to work, and punch out at five o’clock every day.  They are perfectly content being an employee and have no interest in starting their own business. And there’s nothing wrong with that.  […]

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Managing Entrepreneurial Dreams When You Have a Day Job

02.07.2014
Managing Entrepreneurial Dreams When You Have a Day Job

The following article is from Mike, our staff writer.  One of the most frustrating parts of trying to escape the rat race is that it usually can’t happen overnight.  Sure, you could just walk into your manager’s office and tell him “I quit!”  But while that might feel personally rewarding, it isn’t going to help keep food on your table. Since you probably can’t afford to just quit your job outright, especially if you have a family to support, you’ll have to continue putting in a good effort at work.  But that doesn’t mean you should sell yourself short and let […]

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