“But you set your own hours, so you can do whatever you want.”
If you work for yourself, you work at home, or you’re self employed, I’m sure you’ve heard this. Along with other, equally annoying, misconceptions.
It can be frustrating, as a small business owner, to explain what you do and how you do it. You have to explain that working for yourself is still a job, and not every task is enjoyable, even though you choose to do them.
Sometimes you feel like you can never complain. After all, you chose this…
So let’s address some of those misconceptions and how to explain them to well-meaning friends and family.