Have you ever seen a movie about the girl who’s having a terrible, awful, no-good day and then decides, at the drop of a hat, to jump on a plane and start a new life? Or maybe you’ve heard a great country song about telling your boss EXACTLY where he can put this job.
While slamming the door on your way out of a job makes for a fun story, it is simply not a great thing to do in real life.
Money is the thing no one wants to talk about. It is simmering under the surface, but we are JUST TOO POLITE to bring it up. Let’s change that. Knowing how much people made from their online businesses is what gave me the courage to quit my job. It really IS possible to make a living online. Let’s see how.
I just quit my job in order to be my own boss! I have had this crazy dream, ever since I was fourteen, to run my own writing and editing business. This week, it became real; not a crazy dream anymore, but something I’ve been working toward for a long time.
4. Ask yourself, “What’s the worst that could happen?” Follow all your fears out to their logical conclusions. Ask if you can live with the consequences. “If I pitch to this client, and they say no… then what? Then I’ll still be alive AND will have gained some valuable pitching experience? That’s not so bad.”
3. “Share something small every day.” – Austin Kleon
Show the work in progress. It doesn’t have to be perfect. Show the steps. Inspire other people to be beginners, too.
2. Dance like an idiot.
1. Take a deep breath. Walk around the block. Spend a few minutes alone. Face the day. Face yourself. Face the rest of us. BE BOLD!