Top 5 Reasons to Quit Your Job

I loved many things about my old corporate job as a medical textbook editor. Using my degree, feeling like my work was making a difference, traveling to conferences. And yet, there’s a lot NOT to like about working for another company, which is why I’ve been my own boss for more than 11 years now. It’s…

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“I Quit My Job!” A Speedy Success Story

About 7 years ago, I was helping my client, who we’ll call Jane, grow her photography side business. She spent all day at a corporate job she hated, and our calls gave her a chance to talk about her passion and dream big. One day, she got on a video call with me and excitedly…

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A Message From Your Future Self

In the past week, I’ve had Discovery Calls with 2 different public school teachers who both have the same problem. They don’t want to be teaching anymore. It’s not the kids, but the administration, lack of freedom, and poor pay. And now that the school year has begun, these teachers feel stuck and hopeless about their futures.…

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Everything Will Be Different 12 Weeks From Now

Years ago, I discovered the real secret to reaching your goals quickly and easily, and it’s transformed my life and business. Is it throwing money at the problem? Is it hiring someone else to do the work for you? Is it choosing wimpy goals that take no effort to accomplish? No way! Reaching big goals…

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Fire Your Boss! You Know You Want To

It’s said that people don’t quit jobs, they quit bad managers. That’s certainly been true for me. A great team of coworkers who value and respect you can make a less-than-ideal working situation bearable. But a bad manager can make every day feel like a nightmare. Not only that, but you can’t enjoy your weekends or…

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Checklist for Quitting Your 9-to-5 Job | The Ultimate Escape Plan!

I remember the day I quit my last corporate job. I had spent 10 years editing medical textbooks for several well-known publishers and earning more than most of my friends. I had stability, a steady paycheck, and a 401K. I should have been happy, but nothing could dissolve my overwhelming sense of burnout.  In short,…

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Editor’s Notebook 269

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Book I’m currently reading: One of my favorite little books about the power of gratitude. 6 Practically Free Mini-Vacations to Take This Summer. Because we all need…

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