“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.” ~ Hebbel
In today’s challenging economic times, it’s easy to lose focus on your true passion in pursuit of simply making a living. Sometimes, it’s true, you just need to earn a paycheck, but if you’re only earning a paycheck, you may find that you end up feeling burned out, stressed out, or just generally unhappy.
That was my situation, I was working in a management position with good pay and benefits but plenty of long hours, plenty of stress, was overweight, unhappy, and didn’t feel like I had a clear “purpose”. So, about four years ago, I left the comforts of my corporate job to start out on my own. It hasn’t always been easy but I wouldn’t change it for anything.
Today, I own my own company, work on my own blogs, and enjoy life on my own terms and control my own schedule and destiny. I’m not subject to corporate layoffs, downsizing and no longer “punch the clock”. I manage my own business and am able to pursue projects that I am truly passionate about. [Read more…] about Earn a Living Following Your Passion