Being self-employed takes commitment. Anybody can be successful if you are willing to set forth hard work and dedication. To be successful you have to be a self-starter, organized, confident, and persistent. Keep in mind you may not see much profit at the beginning, just be confidant knowing all that hard work and long hours will pay off in the future. With all that being said there are many advantages to being self-employed here are a few of the most important.
Money is a huge advantage to being self-employed. Working for yourself means you have greater potential to make more money then you will working for someone else. For example say you make $10 hourly. Your employer pays $20 hourly for your work plus materials, now the equipment you operate produces $60 of product hourly. The company just profited $40 an hour on your $10 hourly salary. You being an entrepreneur want that $40 profit in your pocket not somebody else’s right?
Accomplishment is another great advantage of self-employment. Knowing all the time and commitment it took to build a successful business that will provide for your family is a great accomplishment. Knowing your accomplishment is an example of what can be accomplished with hard work and dedication -now that’s a great feeling!
Flexibility is another great advantage of being self-employed. You are the boss, which means you set the schedule. You work when you want and take the time you need, when you need it. That’s why many successful business’s hire hard working employees so the boss can take off when ever he or she needs to.
Freedom is yet another advantage to being self-employed. You will have the freedom to experiment with ideas of your own. Bringing your hobbies and the things you love into your work will bring you joy and increase your profits.
Family is the greatest advantage of all. Being self-employed allows you opportunity to spend more time with your family. This goes back to setting your own schedule so, when your child has a baseball game, soccer game or ballet recital you will always be there. Oh! Lets not forget no more calling sick!!!
Making the decision to become self-employed comes with many advantages that can greatly improve your lifestyle.