It was November 19th, 2005 and the stadium was shrouded in a thick, soupy fog. The home team was winning in a rout, and everyone was ecstatic. None more so than me. But my excitement was for a completely different reason. To understand the full story, we need to back up a bit. While I […]
Quit Your Job: Create a New Business
At some point, everyone thinks about it, quitting. You've been thinking about building a business for years and you feel like you're ready to finally take the leap.
But, how do you actually quit your job? Or, how do you make the case to work remotely to your boss?
It can feel really daunting and scary, going from a comfortable 9-5 job and into your own thing.
That's why we created this category, in it, we give you tons of advice on how to quit your job and set yourself up for the best possible success as you move on to the next stage of your life.
Note: We updated this post on how to quit your job for accuracy in May 2018. Oftentimes the most difficult aspect of quitting your job isn’t figuring out what to do next. You could go climb a mountain. Build out any number of a hundred business ideas you already have. Sit on a beach in […]
I remember the moment so vividly. I got home from work at about 9:30 in the morning. I was fully clean shaven, still wearing my suit that didn’t quite fit right, and I slumped down on the couch and I cried. I don’t cry very often, but I completely remember feeling like the world was crashing down on me. […]
There’s a proliferation of bloggers in this world that love to scream the mantra “Just leap! It will all work out!” Or any number of variations on that concept. But you know what? The true reality is that, when you’re asking yourself “is everything going to be ok?”. The answer might not be the one […]
Note from Sean: Lots of people work remotely now, and the numbers are only growing. Chances are, if you do most of your work on a computer, you can spend at least a day a week out of the office working from home. If you want to test out remote working, but don’t know how […]
Every week, I get emails from people asking the same question: how do I quit my job? It’s a complex one, to be sure, but I still think it’s really important to answer. So, a while back I created a post called 13 Approaches to Quitting Your Job (Without Burning Bridges) and it has continued […]
When it comes to lifestyle entrepreneurship people tend to jump straight to benefits like traveling the world and living out of a backpack. And while sure that’s fantastic, the reality is only a small percentage choose to leverage their freedom in that way. The benefits of being a Location Rebel, extend far beyond traveling – […]
Earlier this week I wrote a post called “6 Questions You Must Answer Before Quitting Your Job“. The response was really positive, so I wanted to continue that topic and look at the most important things you should do after leaving your job. October 20th, 2009 was my last day at my real job. Upon […]
In the months leading up to the day where I left my job, I was terrified. I didn’t know what I was going to do, I was fearing the uncertainty of it all, and I didn’t have much of a plan together. I knew deep down that I wanted to travel and be running my […]
It wasn’t until recently that I really figured out what my dream job was. I wrestled with this back in the days when I was a financial analyst. I knew I wanted to be doing something different than that, but I couldn’t really tell you what it was. I found that the first step towards […]