Be in Business for Yourself, Not By Yourself-Erik Vonk on The Freelance Life- 1/6/10

Erik Vonk of B|O|T|H

Erik Vonk of B|O|T|H

In our first 2010 episode of The Freelance Life, we’ll be hosting Erik Vonk, author of Don’t Get a Job, Get a Life! and founder of BOTH, a business dedicated to “Back of the House” professional services for independent entrepreneurs.

Listeners will learn:

a. How the way WORK works is changing

b. Why an employment contract is a relic of the past

c. How working independently is gaining importance

d. What it takes to be in business for yourself, but not by yourself.


Erik Vonk is founder of B|0|T|H USA, LLC. From 2002 – 2007 he was CEO of Gevity HR. Between 1992 and 2001 – as a member of the managing board of Randstad Holding in Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Erik established and built the North American operations for Randstad, one of the world’s largest staffing companies. Prior to joining Randstad, Vonk’s career was in International Banking and Corporate Finance with banks such as UBS in Switzerland, Chase Manhattan in New York and ABN-AMRO Bank in The Netherlands, U.S.A. and Saudi Arabia.

Erik is the author of ‘Don’t Get a Job, Get a Life’, a book about flexible employment and work/life balance.

He has served on the boards of Danka, Cracker Barrel and is currently on the board of Bepure, a shoe manufacturer in China.


B|0|T|H – Fortune 500 support for the Business of One

Start and run a successful business for yourself, not by yourself. With B|0|T|H – Back Of The House –  you can stay in control and be fully focused on what you like and do best. B|0|T|H handles all your operational and administrative hassles and surround you with support that includes:

  1. Establishing your own LLC,
  2. A Personal Advisor, who serves as your back office manager and handles your billing, collections, taxes and financial reporting;
  3. A fully resourced back office, consisting of a hosted I.T. infrastructure including email, technical support and Microsoft Office tools.
  4. An LLC online bank account
  5. Health benefits and optional health insurance and Solo 401(K).

B|0|T|H keeps you safe, secure and compliant and is cost-effective.

Don’t miss this interesting interview– what you learn can help you kick off the new year in a bigger, more productive way.

Remember, one of the benefits of NAIWE membership is a substantial discount on the set-up fee for BOTH services!

You can read a bit more about it, as well as accept and share the invitation, on the Facebook Event Page.

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