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Floss Street Vendor
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"I'm tired of being chained to myself twenty-four hours a day."
"How long have you been self-employed?"
Nightstand for the Self-Employed
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'I started freelancing because I didn't like working for other people. Of course, they didn't like me working for them either.'
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When my friends come over, please try to not look self-employed
The Real American Dream
'I don't care what the media says; the economy is still bad. I run a one-man operation and I fired two people last week.'
John awoke feeling more optimistic. "I'm not unemployed - I'm self-employed. There's a difference," he lied.
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"You may be wondering why I called this staff meeting."
'Yes, I do usually work from home! How did you know?'
Perks of self-employment.
The gathering of government labor statistics...
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"Being a pet is all right, but I prefer being self-employed."
Meet The People in the Bookstore Café Staring at Their Laptops 2-4 p.m.
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Employee of the Month: One of the perks of self-employment
'I'm tired of being a jet-setter. I want to settle down, raise kids, run my own airline.'
"I've just noticed - these aren't Christmas baubles - they're stress balls..."
'The great thing about being your own boss is that you can work whenever you want - as long as you always want to work.'
"And this is where Simon works remotely...thinks remotely...and acts remotely."
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'How come we get only half-hour lunches?'