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Start a Part Time Business Without Really Starting a Business – Direct Selling

So what if you want to start a part-time business but you don’t really want to do the work of actually starting a business.  Maybe you want a business, but you are not sure you have what it takes.  You … Continue reading

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When I Finally Grow Up, I Will Be a Consultant!

If you are an over 50 “industry-expert” who is downsized or forced into “retirement” you may be able to turn your knowledge into dollars.  Consultants make money from selling what they know.   Oh yes, there are plenty of jokes about … Continue reading

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Why Do We Work? Why Do We Start Businesses?

Why do we work?   There are many reasons and some psychologists have used Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to explain why we work.   The basic needs, the physiological needs and safety needs, are at the bottom or the pyramid.  We … Continue reading

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Job Loss After Age 50 – FRET or Start FRETTING

Recently at a lay-lead service at a local Unitarian Universalist church, the lay leader, Don Rawding, gave a sermon on  “Change”.  After discussing some less than adequate ways of dealing with change such as deny it, lash out at every … Continue reading

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Wednesday ”WResources” – Part-Time Business Ideas from “Educational Sites”

Career experts say it’s much healthier to be continuously thinking about your opportunities rather than waiting for something bad or good to happen.  So even though you are happily employed, you’ve begun to start thinking about self-employment or a “working … Continue reading

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