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June 22, 2006 in Happy Links

Making the jump:

  • Fire your Boss! The Successful Home Freelancer's Guide
    Starts with a questionnaire to see if you're ready, followed by tips for making it work if so.
  • 10 Stupid Mistakes Made by the Newly Self-Employed
    A few more great tips for after make the jump. My favorites are #4 (Putting on a fake front) and #7 (Being too formal). After 6 years of "non-employment" myself and I can say life became dramatically easier when I just got real.
  • Ready to Start your Own Business?
    Keeping with this theme, Philip Wilkinson has a 7 question test. (It's worth noting that I jumped without any of this introspection. It's (ahem) also probably worth noting that I ran up $30K in credit card debt in the first 2 years before I turned the corner a split second before completely crashing and burning.)

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