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  • Date Submitted: 03/17/2009 8:59 AM
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Advantages To Becoming Your Own Boss

So you have finally made the big decision to wave good-bye to your boss and make it on your own? Congratulations! Of course, while being self-employed is not as easy as relying on someone else for marketable ideas, advertising, and other business functions, it is most certainly a wonderful ability to do so on a number of levels.

There are many pros of becoming self-employed and working at home that you may not have thought of initially, but which most certainly does deserve some mentioning. They can be summed up in four areas of fulfillment, namely personal fulfillment, creative fulfillment, professional fulfillment, and last but not least monetary fulfillment. Granted, there are probably also other pros of working from home and becoming your own boss, yet from a purely selfish point of view, these are quite possibly the most convincing ones that will permit an individual to step out on faith in her- or himself, and do the very best with what she or he has been given.

Personal Fulfillment

While this may appear to be a lofty title, it is true that self-employment can be the source of an enormous amount of satisfaction. Think about it: you have done it, and cut the apron strings that have tied you to your employer for so long! You are on your own, but you trust in yourself, your abilities, and your strength of character to make this work, or at the very least to give it every effort. There is very little that is more personally fulfilling that taking responsibility for one’s own destiny. On a perhaps smaller note, yet equally as important, is the source of satisfaction and fulfillment you will receive from working at home, close to your family and loved ones. You are with them, able to interact and perhaps even get them involved!

Creative Fulfillment

Creativity is most certainly the hallmark of the self-employed individual. Whether it comes to finding new ways of attracting customers or marketing your...