Career change expert Valerie Young notes she put herself through college “the way a lot of young people do, by waitressing” – and the place she worked holds value as a lesson in developing business ventures. She writes:
One wild summer my sister Susan and I worked at the then famous Thompson’s Clam Bar in Harwichport, Massachusetts on Cape Cod.
What does this have to do with making a difference?
Thompson’s has long been closed. However, in a very creative move, a company called Cape Cast is taking film footage of venues like this and selling them as a way to raise money. In this case, the funds will go to the local historical society.
Supporting your own business venture
Let’s face it, unless you’re independently wealthy, you can’t just up and quit your day job and be running your own profitable small business immediately. That’s why I love Suzanne Evan’s suggestion that you think of your job not as “job” but as your “business loan.”
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Article publié pour la première fois le 30/04/2015