I feel a bit cheated. The stories I’d heard of self-employment, while still on the other side of the fence, were full of inspiration, energy and a sort of magical wonder. Self-employed entrepreneurs were the new trailblazing renegades in town, confident enough to pursue their own dreams and too boot – super successful at it.
Despite repeated assurances by European Union leaders, after more than two years, there is still no light at the end of Europe’s debt-crisis tunnel. Recently, the president of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, referring to a possible Greek exit from the eurozone, told the European Parliament that there is no “Plan B.”