Chapter 20. A Future Without Clients

Sooner or later, the idea of self-employment without the need to deal with clients—that is, being able to generate passive income—is going to enter your head. I love working with good clients, don’t get me wrong, but I chose self-employment because there’s a bit of an entrepreneur in me, and who doesn’t see the appeal in earning while asleep?

I was only a couple of years into my business when I began thinking of a future exit strategy. If I were starting over, I’d be planning my exit from the outset. Again, this is not because I don’t like clients, but it just makes sense: You can earn even when you’re not actively working, and you can devote more time to your family without needing to worry so much about ...

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