‘Entrepreneurship’ Category

How Beach For Baby Was Born

How Beach For Baby Was Born

When you first become a mom, your child is the center of your life. After the first year, as the all-consuming role of early motherhood starts to wane, you start to wonder what else is in your life. Do you have anything else to talk about besides diapers and developmental stages? It was around when [...]

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How to Quit Your Day Job – James’ Story

How to Quit Your Day Job – James’ Story

Many dream of quitting their day jobs to pursue exciting work more in line with their life goals. They hope for the chance to be in charge of their own destinies. They may not fully understand the uncertainty that comes with entrepreneurship—not just that every month will bring in different profits but that every day [...]

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Health Insurance Tips for the Self-Employed

Health Insurance Tips for the Self-Employed

When James quit his job and became self-employed, we lost our great Kaiser group health insurance plan. In the past, we had just checked a box on a form and relied on Corporate America to take care of us. Now, we were forced to predict the future as to what services we might need and [...]

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4 Things You Should Never Say To An Entrepreneur

4 Things You Should Never Say To An Entrepreneur

Someone close to you quits his job and plunges head first into the uncertain waters of entrepreneurship. If this person is your husband or wife, you are hoping for success! It’s easy to say the wrong thing to the entrepreneur, especially if you’re one of those pessimistic wives (like me) that would never take such [...]

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Joys and Risks of Spending More Time With Your Family

Joys and Risks of Spending More Time With Your Family

When you leave your jobs and your house and your city, and move to a small apartment in a new city and work from home, you end up spending a lot of time with your family. Some working parents dread dropping their children off at daycare, and others know that, while they love their families, [...]

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Making Time for the Person You Married

Making Time for the Person You Married

You marry a person to spend your life together… but between work, children and hobbies, how much time do you actually spend together? Our society expects us to maintain a monogamous, lifelong commitment, but then places so many barriers in the way of success. Long work days, traffic-ridden commutes and the care of a small [...]

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Quitting Your Job: Top 10 Mistakes

Quitting Your Job: Top 10 Mistakes

Thinking about quitting your job? Want to pursue your dreams of becoming an entrepreneur, freelancer, or just a couch-surfing nomad? It takes more than guts and a good eye for business opportunities. It’s a road full of waiting and wrong turns, and I hope you give it a try at least once. When my husband [...]

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