Friday 5: reasons to work for yourself

This week’s top five list is actually a top seven list. I’ve been talking about stepping out of your comfort zone lately, so, why not mix up the Friday 5? Just kidding. This list of seven reasons to work for yourself by Daniel was just so good that I didn’t want to limit myself.

Given the way gas prices have been headed, you might be interested in point 2: no more commute.

I barely use my car. I work from home, meet clients near my home and typically shop online for office equipment. When I do drive, it’s to a warehouse or big box store — which isn’t all that often. As a result, I have a lot more disposable income than other people. But it isn’t all about money. I feel good knowing that my carbon footprint is small for someone living in my part of the world. I like that, simply by doing my work at home, I have a smaller footprint.