The Self-Employed Mindset

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From Kenji Crosland’s Blog —

all that you need to become self employed is to adopt the self-employed mindset. Adopting this mindset means making the realization that you are already self-employed, that you are, as Brian Tracy says, the “CEO of your own personal service corporation.” You may sell your services temporarily to an employer in return for a paycheck, but ultimately you have the power to decide who you sell your services to, and for how long. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a soldier in the business suit brigade, or a work-at-home T-shirt wearing renegade. You always have the choice to do what you want to do.

Kenji makes a great point:  the mindset of being self-employed is an outstanding approach — regardless of whether you receive a W-2 or 1099 from your employer.  You should think about investing in your own career – what training would help; investing in advertising — are you on LinkedIn?  If you lost your job tomorrow, what would you do?  Consider yourself your own personal services company and develop your own strategic plan.  I highly recommend Brian Tracy and his programs.

Read Kenji’s full story at The Self-Employed Mindset

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