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I quit my job without a plan and it was the best decision I ever made

Let me start by telling you a little bit about my upbringing. I was raised in a stable low-middle-class household in a small town in Tennessee. Lower when I was younger, middle to upper-middle as a teen. I am fortunate enough to have never wondered where my next meal was coming from. My medical needs … Read More

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Art entrepreneur: 10 careers that combine art and business [2022]

Are you considering pursuing a career as an entrepreneur in the art field? Thanks to the era of remote work, it’s never been easier for self-employed artists of all disciplines to make a living running their own businesses. All it takes is a little bit of hard work and the right set of entrepreneurial skills. … Read More

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Pros and cons of 1099 employment: Is working as 1099 worth it?

Welcome to the world – or welcome to considering the world – of 1099 employment.  Come on in, the water is fine. As someone who quit her salaried job in 2017 to become a full-time freelancer (and now blogger), I remember feeling a range of emotions about the concept of becoming an independent contractor with, … Read More

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Can I refuse to work weekends? 6 ways to get out of working weekends

As a small business blogger, I genuinely love topic research. It inspires me as a writer. It tells me exactly what’s on the general population’s mind. And it challenges me to think critically about problems plaguing the working world today. So when I kept seeing questions regarding weekend work pop up, I wanted to explore … Read More

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Gross vs net revenue: What’s the difference, how are they calculated?

Understanding the difference between gross and net revenue is essential for every entrepreneur. In order to run a successful business, you have to have an understanding of exactly how much money you have coming in and how much you have going out.  Focusing solely on top-line numbers without consideration of operating expenses often is a … Read More