This is usually a work-focused blog but I wanted to break from that, for a moment, to ask you a question – What is it you’re working for? I’ve asked myself this question at least a dozen times in the last several weeks. And reflecting on it led to the realization that: The periods of my life marked by […]
While scrolling through a deck on corporate culture I was struck by this astute analogy (slide 34):
I recently crossed the threshold into affiliate marketing fossildom; namely, turning 30 years old. For an industry as young as internet marketing is proving to be, it feels two ticks to the right of ancient.
But I digress.
Allow me 60 seconds of your time to distill a myth that I bought into, hard and heavy, for most of my twenties. It is a complete waste of time.
You don’t need permission to ________________. (Insert whatever it is you want here).
Seriously. Read it again.
While rummaging through some old papers early this morning I stumbled on a quote I kept on the cork board above my desk in college.
I thought it practicable when I was 19, but in rereading I find so much more truth to it today, ten years worth of life experiences later.
I quit my nine-to-five 1 year, 8 months and 21 days ago. There are a few things I wish I had known before setting out and quite a few I have to keep reminding myself along the way. So rather then scrawl it into yet another notebook I thought I’d publish it.
If you haven’t left your job yet…