This special episode is a recording of a LinkedIn live session called Quitting Your Day Job. This is part of John Arms’s Fractional Revolution Podcast.
In this episode we talk about the how and why to quit your day job. If you are trapped and need a way out, take a wander through today's podcast with my guests Terra Fletcher, FCMO and speaker, and Brett Trainor, host of The Corporate Escapee.
Links to the original:https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/johnarms/episodes/Quitting-your-day-job-e2et7k7
The conversation explores the reasons for quitting a day job and the opportunities in the fractional revolution. It emphasizes the importance of mindset and commitment in making the transition. The conversation also discusses the other side of quitting a day job and the benefits of self-determination and flexibility. The conversation covers various topics related to quitting a day job and transitioning to independent work. The chapters explore financial planning, time management, the value of time and prioritization, working smarter, defining what you want, the second half of life and wisdom, ageism and the value of experience, setting goals and planning, the impact of work stress on health, the benefits of independent work, open communication and financial planning, and creating a self-determined life. The conversation also provides resources for those interested in quitting their day job.
- Quitting a day job can provide more freedom, flexibility, and fulfillment.
- The corporate path may not always align with personal goals and values.
- The fractional revolution offers opportunities for specialization and remote work.
- Having a plan and a positive mindset are crucial for success.
- The other side of quitting a day job can bring a sense of purpose and control over one's life. Meet with a financial advisor and accountant to understand your financial obligations and how to manage your finances as an independent worker.
- Read 'Free to Focus' by Michael Hyatt for guidance on time management and prioritization.
- Reflect on what is truly important to you and define your goals.
- Consider the wisdom and experience you have gained over time and how it can be valuable in your independent work.
- Openly communicate with your personal stakeholders, such as family members, about your plans and involve them in financial discussions.
- Educate yourself and seek resources, such as books, podcasts, and conferences, to support your transition to independent work.