From Kenji Crosland’s Blog — “all that you need to become self employed is to adopt the self-employed mindset. Adopting this mindset means making the realization that you are already self-employed, that you are, as Brian Tracy says, the “CEO of your own personal service corporation.” You may sell your services temporarily to an employer in return for a paycheck, but ultimately you have the power to decide who you sell your services to, and for how long. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a soldier in the business suit brigade, or a work-at-home T-shirt wearing renegade. You always have the choice to do what you want to do.”
Kenji makes a great point: the mindset of being self-employed is an outstanding approach — regardless of whether you receive a W-2 or 1099 from your employer. You should think about investing in your own career – what training would help; investing in advertising — are you on LinkedIn? If you lost your job tomorrow, what would you do? Consider yourself your own personal services company and develop your own strategic plan. I highly recommend Brian Tracy and his programs.
Read Kenji’s full story at The Self-Employed Mindset
- You Are Self-Employed (stevepavlina.com)
- Brian Tracy (infosale.wordpress.com)
- Six Audiobooks for Entrepreneurs to Listen to in 2014 (forbes.com)
- Great Self-Help Audiobooks Episode 17: Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy (virtuosochannel.com)