I have one of those “pursue your passion” jobs. You know the kind – one of those warm fuzzy jobs that touch hearts and change lives. It’s the kind that people quit their high-powered careers to pursue so they can self-actualize and become their best selves. There’s a lot floating around on the internet about turning your passion into your dream job but it’s often
Welcome to the first week of Lindsey’s Experiment with the Empire Building Kit. Last week, I introduced my intention to follow along with Chris Guillebeau’s Empire Building Kit and report on what I’ve learned and done to create my own business. Read last week’s From Underwear Gnomes to Empire Building for more on my first steps to starting a business. This first week, Chris starts
It’s a New Year’s resolution revolution! Cheezy title? Completely. But it’s a year of new beginnings. And not just because it’s January. First, a little history: For the past year and half, we have been living with a very difficult family situation. It wasn’t the kind of thing we could solve, influence, avoid, or move along more quickly. It was large and in charge and
Do you want to know what I know about starting a business? Nothing. Nada. Zip. Zero. Zilch. Nil. I think there’s a thing with different tax forms and maybe some other kind of thing about being my own boss. That is all. Here is a dramatic re-enactment of my own business plan for Cents, Sense & Sensibility (No Underwear Gnomes were hurt in the filming of
A rapidly changing economy and greater focus on quality life is causing many people to look at career changes in 2014. In some cases, technology is displacing people. Even workers with stable jobs are growing weary of low employee morale and sacrifices to personal time. Healthcare and technology are fields that tout promising careers. However, the training to be an IT analyst or physical therapist
Hi everyone! I can’t believe half the year has gone by already – it’s been busy here. I’ve been successful with 90% of my New Years resolutions over the past three months. Check out my resolutions below, I had everything from from making more time with friends and family; to developing better financial habits; to devising a plan to increase income: Resolution 1: I want to
Since I can remember, I have always experienced things in emotional Technicolor ™. I feel feelings in the way Formula One drivers careen along a race car track – 200 mph of wind, noise and adrenaline. Like so: Exhibit A: Me . Exhibit B: Most other people One of the side effects of having this kind of temperament is that I always followed my passion.