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A friend who has a well-paid, full-time job leading a non-profit is currently suing his employer for something like breach of contract or god-knows-what.

He’s still working there, too!  Amazing!

Let me say that again, because it’s nutso: My friend, who is suing his employer for breach of contract, still shows up for work every Monday through Friday.

It’s times like these, where I can reflect and be grateful for the career choices I’ve made.  Mainly, I own a diversified small business.

[pullquote]My friend, who is suing his employer for breach of contract, still shows up for work every Monday through Friday.[/pullquote]The Mighty Mo! is intentionally-built to be resilient.  It might even be anti-fragile!  My paycheck does not change substantially at the whim of any single person or corporate event.

Both me and my fully-employed friends have skin in the game.  But my career longevity is contingent on my own performance whereas theirs is largely contingent on forces outside of their control.

Us beligerently-self-employed are provided very few benefits for our labors, but this is one: We control our company’s destiny more than our fully-employed friends.

Published by Toby Cryns

Rock Star, Loves Peanut Butter. Loves Lisa.