I absolutely believe that working for yourself is not just the key to freedom but the ONLY way to REAL freedom.
Let me explain where I am coming from on this:
Being an employee
Even if you love your job, earn buckets of money and wouldn’t want to work for yourself, being an employee means you will never have true freedom.
You are always dancing to someone else’s tune. Someone else dictates when and how long you work, what hours you are free for your family, how many days holiday you can have, and so on. That isn’t real freedom.
Working for yourself
So, if being employed isn’t the route to real freedom, is working for yourself?
Well, as I have already indicated the answer for me is a huge yes. Working for yourself gives you the opportunity to have real freedom because you call the shots. You get to set things up exactly the way they suit you – work and lifestyle on your terms – real freedom.
Now, whether home based business owners actually turn being self employed into true freedom is a different matter altogether.
So what is the reality?
Whilst working for yourself can, and should, be the route to real freedom the sad reality is that many people are peddling the hamster wheel of work life as fast and as hard as their employed counterparts.
Why is this?
The reasons for this can be many and complex. However, there is a common theme in many cases – the business owner isn’t behaving, acting or operating in the way that successful business owners do. The point is this:
If you are working for yourself and you don’t have the Business Success and Lifestyle Freedom you want there is only one reason – YOU!
Sound harsh? Maybe it is. But remember this:
It is you who have created how your business operates and performs. If it isn’t delivering what you want, it is up to you to make change so that it does.