A great observation and insight from a small business owner, who, like so many, illustrates the sacrifices and tough decisions made. The true freedom we small business owners gain is not the ability to decide our own schedules, working environments or co-workers, but rather, the decision of how hard we want to work to do something we’ll actually enjoy doing.

Hitchcock Creative

If you run a small business or have thought starting one, then you’ve probably read a blog post somewhere about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship.  People tell you that you get to set your own hours and don’t have to report to anyone but yourself.  But in reality your life revolves around your business so much more than when you have a 9-5 corporate job.

:: Hog Hill Road, East Haddam, CT ::

Last week we had a death in our family.  Coming at the tail end of my only week off this year, I scrabbled to figure out what to do with the cat, how we were going to travel the 400 miles home, then 400 more miles to the funeral, what do with the step kids who were staying with us at the time, where to find a black dress, etc, etc.  Oh right, and I have…

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