Self employed

Be your own boss

self employment

If your goal is to be self-employed and own your own business, this page is a great place to get started. Below you will find links to resources that can help you make your dream a reality.

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is a non-profit organization that provides small business training and support services throughout the Bay Area. By helping people to start or grow their own business, Renaissance promotes lasting economic development for individuals and communities that traditionally have not had access to capital and business support.

Dogged Pursuit: Professionals Find New Livelihood Selling Frankfurters – An article by Sarah E Needlman that appeared in the Wall Street Journal.


77 No Talent, No Experience and Almost No Cost Businesses You Can Start Today!
by Kelly Reno
ISBN: 0761502467

This book may be available at the library, OR through your library’s inter-library loan arrangement, OR buy used online through Amazon.com at this link.

Start Up 100 Tips to Get Your Business Going
by G.L. Hoffman, Serial Entrepreneur
ISBN: 0615343260

This book can be downloaded as a PDF here or buy used at Amazon.com at this link.