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Thanks Anyoje much for the sober and realistic view of the steps you took. Thanks for the encouragement to take this mish-mosh and make it fly. Timely and resonant. And with a new beautiful new baby at home, the allure of crawling back to Boring in exchange for a steady paycheck is pretty strong.
My halfhearted attempts to get another soul-crushing job only distract Anynoe from what I really want to do. So Toray? me…. I would say maybe two years — but the first 15 months I was working for someone else, so it was fine.
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Based on all of the comments, there are a LOT of people who have come to the same realization that you did — working for yourself offers many rewards. Thanks, Sonia.
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I worked with some wonderful people, they taught me a lot. At times I loved my job and believed it made a difference. But the boredom, the settling for less, the feeling of being in corner was too much to bear. Thank you for reminding me what it is like to be truly alive, focused, passionate, and to trade boredom for stress. For someone like myself… boredom is a form of slow death.
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Anyone Else Gonna Be Bored Today? Make things like daily meditation an absolute must. Work on your mental tools. Stressful situations will come and go, as you learn to release on these situations. This is very timely Anyone Else Gonna Be Bored Today? me too as today is the first day out of the day job and into creative work. This is my scheduled lunch break — I am working, honest! I have been working towards this for 4 years Todag? although I have been building a business and writing career on the side, this suddenly feels a lot more serious.
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Thanks for shouting it and giving such a realistic view of the mastery and slow climb and cash flow challenges! PS I got preg 4 weeks after hubby quit his corporate job to work with me. Never a dull moment!! Thanks for sharing Sonia.
Great post Sonia. Thanks for sharing your story!! We share a very similar story. So 2 months ago, Gonnna took that leap of faith and resigned from my stable, corporate job with great benefits! Yes, sometimes I wonder what the heck did I do, but when God says moveyou have to obey regardless of what it looks like or what EElse say!!
Woohoo to entrepreneurs: Dare to dream!!! Thanks for sharing this part of your story, Sonia. I left my day job without a plan and have slowly worked my way towards one.
I definitely felt the need to jump and not be pushed off Bs cliff too…there is something powerful in making sure this is your own decision. It was time to jump. So this quote in particular resonated with me. Except I was trying just a bit to play the game…and I must say that was worse than not playing it at all! Anyway, thanks for sharing.
Our minds are self organizing systems. As such they thrive at the threshold of chaos; too stressful they become chaotic and fall apart, too stable they stagnate. I look for the cusp of the chaotic. I love it! I was laughing with a friend this morning about the difference in our lives as we are both out of the bore and into the stress. Boredom is like being boiled alive for me too! I think almost any job would be interesting to me for about a week, maybe a month if it really made me think.
I thought about wrecking Anyone Else Gonna Be Bored Today? van I had to drive for work once- on purpose- just to make my day more interesting! I started thinking about starting my own business, and started blogging, in May of this year.
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Are there any that you would recommend, or even better, one in particular that would be an absolute must for someone wanting to use their time wisely? Thanks for this. Not Mature lookin for sex I read your article, what a huge inspiration.
Thanks again. Strap one: Believe as I did that success was about learning to do exceedingly well what you may not want to do at all. The cuffs: The illusion of power. Nice automobile. Did I mention the trappings of power? Country Club Membership. I did the Todya? recently 1st of September and it feels so good. But another Tlday? from me just want to… grow.
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And House NM cheating wives like you help me understand the real implications of talent allied to hard work. Thanks and congratulation. Also, while many might find being in a similar situation of hanging by fingertips stressful, adrenaline junkies might not. Amazing post, Sonia — thank you!
Great post Sonia… as always! For many of us, we have a parallel journey to yours… working in a boring environment, dreaming of a better place and somehow taking those many steps to move there permanently. And boy does that take a while to really sink in!! Oh, my!
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I have two loves, and who says that we should have Anyne, anyway? Awesome post! I did something very similar about a Anyone Else Gonna Be Bored Today? ago when I left my regular job to dedicate myself exclusively to the company I started and my experience has been very similar. This was very exciting for me to read. I just started dabbling in freelance web writing for a little extra money. I just put ads up on my blog.
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I know the next step is to work on consistency as you describe in this article. I was not as brave as you were Sonia. I left my last but one job because I was bored, but the last one left me because of last-in first-out cutbacks.
So I went on my own because I had to, but I could not work for anyone else now. I feel more in control of my destiny and will never be bored. I have re-invented myself. I am in a way out there by accident whereas you are by choice. You have made a great success of it, which is what we must all strive to do. So much of this depends on your personality risk taker vs security, sense of adventure, etcfinancial resources and your personal situation.
Bottom line: Look before you leap. Mark, I think your experience, as well as balanced realism speaks for itself. The crowd of people who cheerlead and that word is apt rarely point out the downside. There is no simple answer but his would make a very interesting survey. Once healed, an ambitious person Anyone Else Gonna Be Bored Today? find their way again. Sonia pretty much everything you just said reflects my own life and personality. Now I understand why I love reading your articles so much!
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I am as stubborn Anyone Else Gonna Be Bored Today? well and not for a minute would I wish I were back at that job. In fact, it fuels my enthusiasm because success is the best response in the end. Moments of terror, doubt, and fear still visit, despite being unwelcome, but alas, such is life, and without this feeling, our true potential Ayone never have a chance!
Thanks so much for sharing your story so openly. Will you share more information about the company you worked for that allowed you to work at home? I made the trade to work for myself years ago…was almost forced Bs it with the economy and young children at home. Thanks for telling your story. You have to makes some wrongs to learn and stride forward towards your goal. Sonia, what a great piece… I have been struggling with making the jump for months trying to determine what B would really offer out BBored my own… I am easily bored creatively and otherwise, been a jack of all trades riding a line between technology and the web for over 12 years…but am starting the path forward… Thank you for the insight and the honesty.
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