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I Want to Work for Myself. Now What?

It’s a Friday night, you have just walked out of work and the decision is final: “I’m done working for someone else. I have put in enough time and I have had this idea for way too long; I am going to go out on my own.” Many small businesses are born from this very moment.

But while you toy with this idea, you begin to realize starting a business is a whole another mountain to climb. And it leads to many questions, such as: Now what? How do I do this? Where do I even start?

The New Company Clock

As a former supervisor for the State of Oregon, I spent as much time being mindful of the time usage for all of my employees as I reviewed their work. I believe it is important for your employees to realize this fundamental element of an efficient and stable workplace and make this shift in thinking a priority.