Cindy Buchanan spends part of her workweek employed as an emergency physician, setting broken bones, stitching up cuts and, occasionally, saving a life at a Columbia, S.C., hospital. The rest of the time, Dr. Buchanan moonlights as a self-employed cruise travel agent, helping honeymooners and vacationers with decisions about cabins, decks and ports of call. "It's just so … [Read more...] about How Moonlighting Can Help You Succeed in Your Business
By tradition, the "self employment culture" has been characterized as a male phenomenon. Entrepreneurship, a game of risk and chance, used to be the exclusive domain of the male population Not anymore. A growing number of women are venturing into self-employment and getting inclined to start an enterprise. Many women are finding that entrepreneurship could pave the way for … [Read more...] about What Motivates Women to Start a Business?
We've all seen the figures. Right now in our country we're facing a 7.7% unemployment rate. That number speaks volumes. What happens when income that you had coming in every week suddenly stops and you suddenly become laid off or unemployed? Sure, we all know we should have saved for such an event, but many Americans are barely getting by. And experts say that the 7.7% is … [Read more...] about Unemployed and Looking to Start a Home Business
Making money with your hobby is more realistic than you may realize. Many entrepreneurs started their businesses as a source of relaxation and pleasure, before turning it into a source of income and career satisfaction. They have seen that the public can enjoy their handiwork, while allowing them to take charge of their own life. To get started in converting your hobby into a … [Read more...] about How to Turn from a Hobbyist to a Business Owner
Many home businesses get their start when the entrepreneur is still working full-time at a job. Perhaps it is the longing for satisfaction of creating their own job, or being their own boss that lures these people to try out self-employment. Or it may be the need to carve a venue that allows them to be creative and test out their ideas. They want to have the chance to be able … [Read more...] about From Employee to Self-Employed: How to Manage the Transition