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Take the plunge to self-employment

Take the plunge to self-employment
By Zan Azlee

Arif Rafhan, a close friend of mine, recently quit his full time job at an IT company where he was also a partner in to concentrate on, of all things, doodling.This is a person who has an extraordinary mutant-like talent for drawing and art but had been fully and gainfully employed for more than ten years in a field totally different. 306 more words


Stories of Alchemy—Menstruation, 6 of 10

(This post is one of a series. I’m basically publishing an entire book, section by section. If parts of the post below are unclear to you, or you’ve found your way right into the middle of a thickening plot, reading previous posts will catch you up. 816 more words

Stories Of Alchemy

What's Wrong With This Picture?

Back in August I joined a professional life coaches group on LinkedIn. As a freshly minted leadership coach testing the waters of self-employment for a year, this seemed like a wise idea. 377 more words


The Income Latter- Performance Based Defined

Reading a recent article from NPR  on “The most common jobs for the rich, middle class and the poor” by Quoctrung Bui got us to thinking about the positions that were ranked in the top percentiles. 370 more words

When you’re self-employed, every day is Wednesday.

This feeling of absolute responsibility for the outcome of my working life was a new feeling. It dawned on me that before I quit my job at 32, I had never really experienced a self-directed period of my life in which I was actually trying to accomplish something.

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My last official working day was 21.5.2014. Unemployment was not a lifestyle choice but it sure was an experience, mainly of a hideous bureaucratic nature that I don’t wish to have to repeat ever again. 613 more words


Lean In / Lean Out, Enjoy Your Total Life!

Ready to stop the “balancing” act?

Join us for Lean In / Lean Out, Enjoy Your Total Life!

Friday, Oct. 24th, 11:00 am at la Madeleine in Duluth… 31 more words