My TEDx Talk Topic, My Passion

I’m Passionate About Self-Employment

As most of you are probably aware, I’m a huge advocate for women creating their own income. Men too for that matter. In fact, I think it’s fair to say that I firmly believe that we should all have a way to create our own income so that we are not reliant on employers. Employment is still regarded as the ‘correct’ and respectable way to make a living. There is often a slight feeling of distaste detected in an employee when they discover that the person that they’re talking to is self-employed. The phrase ‘why don’t you get a proper job?’ is aimed almost exclusively at the self-employed and it has a very specific meaning; why don’t you go and work for someone else? (more…)