Are you ready to work for yourself?

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  • Have you thought about quitting your job for more than five seconds?

    • Yes, the thought dominates every waking minute of my existence.

    • Huh? Oh look, a squirrel!

  • Have you ever considered that you might be more of a dick as a boss to yourself than your current one is to you?

    • Yes, and I’m prepared to do whatever it takes to make sure I’m not a bigger asshole than he is.

    • Nope, never crossed my mind.

  • How much money do you currently have in savings?

    • $3.28 or less

    • $3.29 – $500

    • $501 – $5,000

    • $5,001 – $10,000

    • $10,000+

  • How badly are you willing to hustle to be self reliant?

    • More than a silverback gorilla fighting for mating rights.

    • Meh.

  • Why do you want to quit your job / work for yourself?

    • So I can make all my friends jealous.

    • Because I want to serve the world and have something to offer people that are in a deep state of pain and need.

    • Because I hate the system! Down with the corporate industrial complex!

  • What preparations have you made for your freedom?

    • I called my grandma to see if she’d let me sleep on her pullout sofa.

    • I made sure that I have a contingency plan in the event of failure, a rock solid business strategy, and have mapped out my sales process.

    • I stashed away a few cookies in the event of extreme hunger.

    • I’ve thought a lot about how I’ll get customers working for myself, but I’m not really sure how a business works. (It has something to do with bookkeeping, right?)

  • How long have you been working on your business?

    • Does that have something to do with a blog and monetizing?

    • For a few weeks.

    • For years, and I’m actively working on it every single day.

  • Are you willing to do whatever it takes to never return back to your dreadful cubicle hell hole?

    • Yes, I’d rather die getting mauled by a thousand bears in the center of the earth than go back.

    • No, I’ll probably get frustrated and give up right after my first product launch fails.

  • How much experience do you have with marketing and selling?

    • I eat marketing books for breakfast.

    • Marketing is my second love, only second to Siberian wild bird watching.

    • Marketing is the scum of the earth. All I have to do is be super awesome and people will buy my stuff because I’m super awesome! Weeeee!!!

    • Oh! Marketing! That’s about picking the right colors, ‘cause orange is about attention, right?

  • How clear are you on the unique value you have to bring to the world?

    • I’ve succinctly defined the exact outcome I help people achieve, I know exactly who I’m speaking to, and I’ve developed a message for others to rally behind.

    • I know that I want to help people, but I’m not sure with what yet.

    • I have an idea of what I want to do, but don’t know how to make myself stand out.

    • I don’t even know what this question is referring to.

  • What’s your personal view of failure?

    • It makes me want to curl up into a fetal position inside kangaroo’s pouch.

    • I see failure as an opportunity to grow and learn.

    • Failure is my secret weapon. I’m willing to fail endlessly in the pursuit of my dreams.

  • How disciplined are you at avoiding distractions and being self-directed?

    • I could turn steel into magma with my insane powers of supernatural focus.

    • The first thing I do when I wake up is check Facebook, Twitter and Email.

  • How organized and productive are you?

    • I make David Allen look like an amateur.

    • Planning and project management is something I often have wet dreams about.

    • I stay organized only because I have to, but I can do it when motivated.

    • My home office looks like an episode of Hoarders.

  • Have you created a strong professional network of strategic partners and a coalition of peers to support you in your entrepreneurial exploits?

    • Yes, I have a strong network that I can rely on to give me referrals and support me in whatever resources and connections I need to make things happen.

    • No, I haven’t given it much thought.

  • How skilled are you at handling and dealing with money?

    • I currently hold the bank record for the most overdrafts of all time. (They love me over there though! I wonder why…)

    • I regularly live paycheck to paycheck and can’t seem to ever really get ahead.

    • I’ve created a plan for financial freedom in the next ten years and am currently executing it like a madwoman.

  • How committed are you to seeing your vision of working for yourself through?

    • I’m willing to do whatever it takes.

    • I’ll probably give up if things start to get rough.

    • I’m not sure this is really what I want.

    • There is no other way.


You are ready to work for yourself!

This makes you an Entrepreneurial Noob
Please, add more coffee and TED talks.

Entrepreneurial Noob

This makes you a Borderline Unemployable
You like to swing both ways.

Borderline Unemployable

This makes you a Certified Unemployable
No way you could work for someone other than yourself!

Certified Unemployable

This makes you a Entrepreneurial God
Donald Trump be wary!