The Longest 4 Years Of My Life


Today marks the fourth anniversary that I have been at my current job <insert loud sigh followed by several minutes of weeping openly>. Now, four years may not seem like a long time, but when you hate your job more than you hate anything else in this world, it’s a VERY long time. To be […]

Accidental Happiness


This is a guest post from Ashley at AfterNineToFive.net How I Knew I Needed To Find It I knew since before I even graduated high school that I wanted to be my own boss. I was independent and free-spirited. I liked to follow my own directions and use instructions only as a last resort. I […]

Goodbye Office, Hello World!


This is a guest post from Jill at JackandJillTravel.com I just gave my 3-week notice to my employer and I managed not to skip and sing my way out of my soon-to-be ex-employer’s office. Let’s just get this out of the way: I don’t hate my job. I don’t have any reasons to. As a […]

A Little Story About Commitment


When I turned 30 back in 2001, I had some kind of epiphany or early mid-life crisis and found myself desperately wanting to change careers. Actually, I didn’t really have a “career”, I was bartending at the Hard Rock Cafe in Denver, Colorado. I had spent 12 years working in the restaurant industry, and while […]

Pursuit Of A Grind Free Life…Again


This is a guest post by David Damron at LifeExcursion.com I have seen the light folks and it is amazing. Back on March 13, 2009, I left the grind. Yes, I still remember the exact date because, well, it was one of the greatest days of my life. I left the 9 to 5 and […]

Not Deciding IS Deciding


This is a guest post from Susie at NewDayNewLesson.com I think that so many of us stay in work situations we are unhappy with because inertia is just easier than making a decision. And that is the problem. By not making a decision, you are in essence making a decision. A decision to stay where […]

The Lost Art Of Giving


This happened to me the other day. I was taking a walk around the downtown area where my office is located and noticed a man searching for change in his pockets to pay a parking meter. When I noticed that he didn’t seem to have any change, I decided to help him out. I just happened […]

J-O-B Quitter


This is a guest submission from Dion Baker from wombapparel.com. Hello, my name is Dion Baker and I’m a job quitter. That’s right. There is no shame in my quitting game. Admittedly, quitting a job is a simple process and, by itself, is not such a remarkable feat to accomplish. Just tell your “boss” you’re going […]

My 30 Day Twitter Experiment


When I first started using Twitter back in November 2010, I had little idea of how powerful it was. Over the past 3 months, Twitter has become part of my daily routine and can now see how some bloggers are using it to dominate. Over the last month or so, I have fallen into the […]

A Case Study On Crushing It


We all know who Gary Vaynerchuk is and his motto of “Crush It”. It simply means to find what you love to do most, pour your heart and soul into it, and dominate the shit out of it. The book is incredibly inspiring and reading it actually empowers you to go out and make your […]