Did you know that no matter what you do for a living, you can be self-employed?
I don’t mean that you won’t work for someone, and, in fact, no matter what you do, in one way or another you do work for someone else. Even self-employed (legally speaking) people work for their customers. They are constantly on the job hunt. However, what I mean is more along the lines of your perspective. I just recently read the book Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki, and he brings a lot of interesting perspectives to how you look at money. One chapter is entitled, “Mind Your Own Business,” or in other words, take care of your own finances like you would for a business. A business that isn’t making profit won’t be in business for long. Businesses sell products in order to generate more revenues, which can in turn be used to invest in employees, retail space, new products, etc. All those investments (ideally) should be used to in turn generate even more revenue, and the cycle repeats itself. Read the rest of this entry »