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Testing the Water - Is Self Employment For Me? - Practical Guide - Cathy Brown

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Testing the Water - Is Self Employment for Me - Practical Guide by Cathy Brown


This practical guide may be helpful to you if:

You have always dreamt of becoming your own boss

­          - You have toyed with the idea of setting up a business for a while

­          - You are not sure if you are cut out for self-employment

­          -  You are on the brink of starting a small business


You have begun self-employment, but it is not working out as planned

­          - You are having second thoughts about being self-employed

­          - You feel like doing a personal MOT to get you back on track with your business

­          - You are thinking about going back into employment

   Testing the Water - Is Self Employment for Me? by Cathy Brown 

You are self-employed and you are looking to reinvent yourself

­          - You have been successfully self-employed for a while

­          - You want to change the direction of your business

­          - You want to start a new business


About the author

Cathy Brown is a business consultant and an occupational psychologist. She runs Evolve Consulting Services Limited, which supports individuals and teams towards achieving their plans and goals.

She works as a business coach with the Prince’s Trust to help new business start-ups. She is also a guest lecturer at Nottingham University Business School.

Cathy Brown




“I find this a very useful and practical book. I recommend it to anyone contemplating doing their own thing. I wish such a guide had been available when I was setting up my own business.”

Keith Harrison

Special Professor, Nottingham University Business School


“This is one of those ideas that you wonder why no one has thought of before because there is such a clear need for it. I have never seen anything like it. It is superb. This guide is a user-friendly concise tool for really helping you decide on your future. In my work and personal life, I come across so many people at this crossroads who would benefit from the guide.

The practical guide really could change your life. It is certain to be a best-seller.”

Jo Derbyshire

Managing Director

Loughborough Innovation Centre 


“Cathy’s book provides some excellent tools to help those planning self-employment or setting up their own company. The personal strength of character, drive and ambition of individuals and the quality of their business idea underpin self-employed success. Yet they are frequently overlooked.

What Cathy provides through her logical and easy to read book is an essential evaluation tool, coupled with great practical tips on how to improve the essential qualities needed to flourish. Case studies clearly explain all the principles in practice which transforms the text from theory to an essential guide book – which will help the entrepreneur throughout their new venture.

I heartily recommend it to anyone considering self-employment.”

Phil Marriott

TaxAssist Accountants (Loughborough) Ltd


The Accountancy and Tax Service for Small Business 


“I think this is an excellent guide and does exactly what it says on the tin, ‘A Practical Guide’. The case studies are comprehensive and diverse and give an excellent flavour of the transition journey. The supporting notes bring out the practical steps and the beliefs and attitudes required to make this journey.

A good piece of practical professional advice.”

Roger Bicknell

Managing Consultant

Career Management Consultants Ltd


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