Be Your Own Boss

101 Weird Ways to Make Money

You may laugh at some of Steve Gillman's small business ideas, but his approach has proven successful at identifying entrepreneurial opportunities with big upside and not much competition.
 

Five Tips for Freelance Success

Looking back on twelve years of freelancing, here are five key rules I’ve used that have helped me to be successful.
 

From Actuary to Educator: Steve Vernon's Leap into Midlife Entrepreneurship

After a career giving pension advice to corporations, Steve Vernon retired early to educate others about the next phase of life.
 

Career Change Doesn’t Stop: From Reporter to Mom to Computer Scientist to Sculptor

At 40 Jean Proulx Dibner reinvented herself once. At 56, with the help of self-assessment, she did it again, turning a hobby into a new career.
 

Downsized To The Fast Lane: From TV News to Porsche 911s

Getting laid off after 22 years turned out to be a lucky break for Steve Weiner. The former TV cameraman started a company to fulfill his life passion: modifying high performance race cars.