There are many employees out there to whom the promise of self-employment aka freelancing aka independent consulting (all of whom are ultimately small business owners) seems extremely appealing (particularly with a comfortable pair of pajamas). You might crave the feeling of accomplishment that is no longer possible at your current place of employment; you might want greater flexibility or feel that you are not being compensated enough for your skills or perseverance. Or you simply might want a change of pace.





Comments


Written by HeatherStone
1724 days ago

Hi Ronika,

All good questions to ask, and not just of the perspective self-employed person but of any perspective entrepreneur. When you're on your own, you will need to wear many hats even if you eventually hire people to help you out. Realize the only one ultimately responsible for bringing in business is you. Thanks for sharing this post with the BizSugar community.



Written by HeatherStone
1723 days ago

Yes, indeed!



Written by ronika
1723 days ago

It was my pleasure, Heather. Not everyone is suited to entrepreneurship, so if you are planning to take the plunge, I think it is important to at least ask yourself these questions...



Log in to comment or register here.

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
Subscribe

Adam Gottlieb @FrugalEntrepren Schools Businesses with Real Life Experience

While most other high school kids were simply worried about passing math and physics or finding a job for the summer, … More
Editor's Picks


It's time to up your game with video on BizSugar!
Have you tried BizSugar's new video posting feature?
Post your small business video to BizSugar today!
Share your small business tips with the community!