[Courses] Re: [Grrls-only] business course?

David Merrill david at lupercalia.net
Tue Aug 13 00:46:23 EST 2002

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On Monday 12 August 2002 09:31 pm, Michelle Murrain wrote:
> At 4:53 PM +0000 8/12/02, Carla Schroder wrote:
> >There's been several good threads on job hunting and surviving in
> > adult daycare^H^H^H^H^Hcorporate-land. I wonder if there is any
> > interest in a course on running a business? I've been successfully
> > self-employed all my working life, and there are other business
> > owners on Chix who doubtless have good knowledge to share.
> >
> >Running a business scares a lot of people, and it shouldn't. It's way
> > more fun and rewarding than working for someone else, and for me has
> > meant a better income.
> >
> >I'm thinking a few posts discussing resources, howtos, and pitfalls
> > might be useful. Let me know, I'll be glad to get the ball rolling.
> As a business owner myself (now solo, but I've also done the
> small-business-with-employees-thing too), I'd be glad to chime in.

I would like to do more freelance work and less employed work. It's the 
business side of being self employed that scares me. I'd love to learn 
from you.

> But a question - is this better as a course, or as a spin-off chix
> list?

It actually sounds like a really good idea for a list. Since LinuxChix's 
goal is to support the Female Geek, any kind professional development is 
right on target, imnsho.

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