Never Take A Job For This Reason
Fact: Were going to spend 30 percent of our entire lives working.
Fact: 59 percent of people stay at their jobs because of financial reasons.
That’s where we don’t want to be. It’s also where I’m at right now if you want me to be honest.
I write for a few websites online — which allows me to live the lifestyle I want. The problem is I want to write for myself, not anyone else.
However until I start making enough money from writing whatever I want, I must, for financial reasons (damn you student loans), stay at my current job.
With that said, I do enjoy writing. I enjoy researching different topics and creating a great article, which is enough for me to not rip my hair out every day.
In other words, I love enough of my job to stay.
It’s not JUST about the finances — it’s that I’m also honing my craft every day.
I also know the worth of my job because of the past work I hated.
I worked at Panera Bread and quit after two weeks, then I worked as a server and quit after one. There was only one thing motivating me to go in every day: Money — the method to my survival as a human being.
If you’re going into work every day for money alone, it’s time to get the hell out of there.
This is not where we want you to be, and it’s not where you want to be either.
At the Post-Grad Survival Guide, despite the name, we want you to do a little more than survive. We want you to wake up every day excited as hell about your job and life. We know this is impossible, since nothing is perfect, but we strive for it anyway.
So, if you think you’re going into your job just for that direct deposit every two weeks, it’s time to leave!
And I’m not just saying that! It’s time!
Life is too short to waste at a job you don’t like. It’s time to make your life meaningful again. If you have to quit suddenly, then do it! Anything that’ll force your hand.
I used to be scared to death of quitting my job, but it was the best thing I ever did because now I get to write words every day from home.
How cool is that?
And you know what? If one person reads this and decides that today, or this week, or this month is the time to quit and pursue a more meaningful job, then I’ll be happy!