Secrets of Self-Employment: Surviving and Thriving on the Ups and Downs at Being Your Own Boss

Overview

Whether you're just starting out or already working for yourself, Secrets of Self-Employment will help you master what everyone who leaves the security of a paycheck behind struggles with: the emotional side of being your own boss. Here are tips on everything you need to take the stress out of your path to success, including how successful self-employed individuals make it through the good times and the bad; how to turn fears, doubts, disappointments, and frustrations into determination and confidence; and how to...
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Overview

Whether you're just starting out or already working for yourself, Secrets of Self-Employment will help you master what everyone who leaves the security of a paycheck behind struggles with: the emotional side of being your own boss. Here are tips on everything you need to take the stress out of your path to success, including how successful self-employed individuals make it through the good times and the bad; how to turn fears, doubts, disappointments, and frustrations into determination and confidence; and how to organize your business so that it practically runs itself.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874778373
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/1996
  • Series: Working from Home Series
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,289,137
  • Product dimensions: 6.17 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul and Sarah Edwards are the bestselling coauthors of numerous books, including Finding Your Perfect Work, The Best Home Businesses for the 21st Century, and Making Money in Cyberspace. They provide millions of people with informative and inspirational advice on self-employment through their radio and television shows, their online venues, and their popular newspaper and magazine columns.
Paul and Sarah Edwards are the bestselling coauthors of numerous books, including Finding Your Perfect Work, The Best Home Businesses for the 21st Century, and Making Money in Cyberspace. They provide millions of people with informative and inspirational advice on self-employment through their radio and television shows, their online venues, and their popular newspaper and magazine columns.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. I Making the Mental Shift from Payroll to Profit 1
1 We're Not Taught to Make It on Our Own 6
2 Making the Mental Shift to Independence 13
Pt. II Managing Everything That Needs to Be Done 65
3 Having the Time of Your Life 67
4 Getting the Business to Run Itself So You Can Do What You Do Best 99
Pt. III Becoming the Boss You've Always Wanted to Have 141
5 Motivating Yourself to Do What Needs to Be Done 144
6 Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster 189
7 Staying Up No Matter What Goes Down 248
8 Overcoming Obstacles 307
Closing: Enjoying Your Success 333
App Where-to-Get-Help Resource Directory 342
Index 377
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