We were thrilled to be included in Profnet Connect’s Blog on The Business of Mompreneurs. The article explored the Mompreneur movement by speaking with six Mompreneurs and getting their definitions of a Mompreneur and why they decided to leave the corporate world and go into business for themselves.
Why We Went Out on Our Own
On the subject of why we went out on our own we were quoted as saying :
My last straw with employment before I went out on my own was when I got a 25 cent raise. I was expecting at least a $15.00/hour raise and was promised as much. Needless to say, that was it. Plus, I was really good at what I did and knew those strengths would prove beneficial. I wanted to partner with others who might need my services.”
Why I Decided on This Type of Business
And when asked why I decided on this type of business I said:
I had been a secretary for a medical testing office and was running the entire show. Once I got a lousy raise and my son was born, I knew there had to be people who would need help with word processing, typing, legal transcription, medical transcription, etc. Back then it wasn’t as accepted as it is today and many said, ‘You can’t do it.’ I loved to prove them wrong. Today, the word processing industry has changed and morphed into the virtual assistant industry and most businesses use virtual assistants. I was honored to be able to help so many get started. The industry is thriving.”
How about you? What tips do you have for being a Mompreneur?