How To Work on Your Dream When You Don’t Have Time

You have things you need to do every day.

It feels like too many things to do in a given day.

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Likely, you think you don’t have enough time to do everything you’d like to do.

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I Hate My Job! How to Survive Your Workday While You Look for a New Job

As you drive to work you wonder, “How am I going to get through today?”

You hate your job but right now it’s the only thing standing between you and the homeless shelter downtown.

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You park your car, turn off the ignition and you begin to feel the zest for life being slowly drained from your inner being. Like bathwater after you pull the plug from the drain.

Sound familiar?

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A Review: Read This Before Our Next Meeting

Admittedly, it was hard to get fired up about a book focused on meetings. After all, meetings are the bane of corporate existence right?

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However, this book was released by The Domino Project, so that was my first clue it would be good.

Yet, Read This Before Our Next Meeting wasn’t just a good book.

In fact, it really isn’t a book. It’s a manifesto. There’s a difference.

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5 Essential Steps to Landing Your Dream Job

The best way to open this post would be to have a meaningful story about how my ebook 5 Essential Steps to Landing Your Dream Job was inspired by the night I couldn’t sleep so I watched the J.K. Rowling episode on the Biography channel when she goes back to the apartment where she lived pre Harry Potter and breaks down in tears as she ponders how far she has come. I stayed up all night, wrote my manifesto then looked around my house and thought, “I wonder how my sunshine yellow walls will look on the Biography channel someday?” However, I’m afraid I don’t have a meaningful story like that to draw you in.

Sure, I went through a fairly dramatic and traumatic career change, sold my house, moved in with my in-laws, started a business, dissolved a business, quit three jobs in one year and eventually found my way again.

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How to Escape Your Career Coal Mine

In southern West Virginia during the late 19th and early 20th century there was really only one good option for work. The coal mine.  

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The coal mine meant hard work, black lung, and a steady pay check.  If your granddad worked there, your dad worked there, and guess what? You were going to work there too.  Seemingly there weren’t a lot of choices.

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