Running your own business - a reprise

  • 30 minute talk

After running my own micro-business for ten years, in late 2013 I re-entered the full time work market. Returning to a regular, 9-5 desk job following someone else's rules has been a dramatic change, with many pros but also some cons. This talk will discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of running your own business compared with the reality of a desk job working for someone else.


The OSDC 2014 team is dedicated to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming conference environment for everyone. We have a code of conduct to clearly outline our expectations. Our goal is to create a safe and harassment-free conference experience for all involved, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, religion, preferred operating system, programming language or text editor.