Making Money from Home

The Working From Home Path - How to Find It

Finding ways to make money from home seems to be a complete mystery to most people. When I mention it as an alternative they look at me like I am an alien. I find their willingness to go through life miserable for eight hours a day just as strange!
 
While I was out for a walk with the dog this morning, I got a visual example of the problem. It reminded me why some people will never stray off the traditional route, no matter how unhappy they are.  Because they follow the same path, regardless of the circumstances.
 
Where I walk the dog, you get to a certain area where you have two choices:
  1. Take the paved, ´safe´ route around the urbanisation.
  2. Take the dirt track through the trees.

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Companies That Let You Work From Home

Searchable database of companies that have offered telecommute, remote or work from home jobs.

All of these companies have listed a remote/telecommute/home based job offer at some point, which means they are flexibility friendly. 

  1. Browse the list of companies in the UK, US and Europe.
  2. Make a note of any companies that have interesting job offers.
  3. Go to the company websites and check their current job listings.

If no country is listed, it was not specified in the job listing and they may accept international applicants. It is worthwhile checking!

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Why It´s Good To Have A Lot of Different Interests

When you find it  hard to stick to one thing. When you are easily bored by the school to grave job track. When you don´t want to ´be sensible´, people around you often act as if you have lost your mind! However, there are those of us who were just not meant to fit into one narrow lane in life.

I have a long list of jobs that I have tried over the years, falling into one thing or another depending on location and desperation. Impulsive, restless, indecisive and unrealistic are just some of the adjectives used to describe me, which is why I was delighted when I saw the video below by Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power and other books. 

Many people who come to this site will, like me, be ´scanners´, a Barbara Sher term for those of us who are good at many things, have lots of different interests and find it hard to settle on one thing. So this video should let you know that you are not alone, that you can be successful at any stage of life, and that all of your experiences are valuable.

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How to Go From Telecommuting to Entrepreneur

Many people think that those who do telecommute jobs are a completely different breed to Entrepreneurs. Telecommuting has a plodding, safe, reliable quality about it. Entrepreneurship sounds exciting, dynamic, and is associated with huge earning potential.   However, anyone who is telecommuting, or working in a regular job can also be an entrepreneur.  Long gone are the days when you have to have lots of capital behind you. You don´t need the right contacts, or a huge loan to get you started. Which means that anyone can start a business and become an entrepreneur.

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