Self-Employment

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Career

These Are the Best Cities to Be Your Own Boss

A new study looks at the ideal locations to be self-employed -- and Silicon Valley isn't one of them.

Thought Leaders

Dear Entrepreneurs: Small Is Still Beautiful

What's so great about taking it to the next level? Bigger doesn't mean better, or more successful, over the long term.

News and Trends

Why India Needs More Entrepreneurs with Right Educational Support

The start-up and new-age businesses would contribute to employment generation

Career

The 7 Best Freelance Sites to Find Work

Searching for the so-called 'gig' economy? Here's where to find it.

Health & Wellness

3 Ways Glowing Health Unlocks Locks the Door of Success

Exercise makes you more productive and better looking. Everybody wants to work with someone like that.

Thought Leaders

7 Things Buzzfeed Superstar Matt Bellassai's Learned About Building a Brand While Drunk

The writer-turned-comedian went from working under the radar to winning a People's Choice Award and becoming a household name in less than a year.

Entrepreneurs

Numbers Don't Lie: Self-Employment Is Thriving In The Middle East

According to the Entrepreneurship in the Middle East survey, November 2015, 64% of working-age respondents in MENA region would rather have their own business than be employed.

Growing a Business

Why the Self-Employed Will Finally Have a Bigger Voice in 2016

With contract work eclipsing traditional full-time jobs, issues plaguing the growing on-demand economy need to be addressed this year.

Productivity

10 Myths of Self-Employment You Need to Know Before It's Too Late

People who are self-employed must be unemployable, lonely and desperate. Or, not.

Thought Leaders

6 Obstacles to Working From Home Successfully

Some home offices are too distracting to allow productivity. Others are hermit chambers where people use work to escape from life.

Starting a Business

Know These 5 Realities Before You Take the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Being your own boss has an intoxicating lure but to succeed you have to stay clear headed.

Debt / Loans / Refinancing

How Business Deductions Could Keep You From Getting a Loan

Entrepreneurs looking to buy a home or take out a home equity line of credit may face some challenges.

Starting a Business

Will Work for Praise! How Waiving Your Fee Will Grow Your Business.

The willingness to be paid in testimonials and referrals is good strategy when casting about for your first customers.