How To Quit Your 9-5 Job and Be Your Own Boss

When I moved to Houston, Texas 11 years ago, I had no idea that after 6 months of working as a graphic designer at a church, that I’d be laid off. It was a big move from Miami to Houston. We’re in a new city, with a new home, a car note, and the sole bread winner for a family of 3 women, 3 generations. I also didn’t have a lot of savings that time because of the move. Thankfully,…

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From Adversity to Prosperity: How I Went From Being Laid Off to Earning a Six-Figure Income

Growing up in the Philippines, uprooted from the familiar, and brought to the land where many other people from all over the world would like to be…they said the United States is the land where milk and honey flow.

Our first destination and “home” for a decade was in Miami, Florida. You would think that I would consider it as the place of new beginnings…perhaps. Well, life has not been easy there but it was definitely better than the life we’ve lived in my country.

I was a fresh college graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology but I never really practiced it. Somehow, it felt as if after spending expensive tuition in the university and literally hundreds of sleepless nights to earn my degree, me and Science never really clicked.  I took this degree because I felt that I wanted to be a doctor because my dad was a doctor. I took the advice of a great family friend that Medical Technology is the best preparatory for medicine and indeed it was! I learned a lot and even though it was just a preparatory degree, it felt as if we were already medical students. That’s how tough the training was.

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The First Step to Success

Are you currently employed and dread going to work everyday? Are you stuck in a 9-5 job that you’re unhappy with? Are you always looking forward to Fridays and wish for Mondays not to come? Ah! Been there, done that! Don’t feel bad, you are not the only one!

According to a recent study conducted by the Conference Board, only 45 percent of Americans are satisfied with their jobs. Uninteresting work, lack of teamwork, hostile environment, low income, commute to work, bad bosses – are just some of the culprits mentioned in job dissatisfaction.

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Crush It! Why Now Is the Time to Cash In On Your Passion

A few years ago, I had the chance to travel with our church group to be a part of an event in Los Angeles, CA. Knowing that I finally might have some idle time between waiting in the airport and while on the plane, I grabbed the book that I purchased from awhile back (and I mean perhaps 6 or 8 months ago!).  This book was Crush it by Gary Vaynerchuk.

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7 Powerful Characteristics of a Successful Internet Entrepreneur

Do you ever wonder what it takes to make 6 or 7 figures through the internet?

I have in the past…and many people do. What’s so special about these people that they make so much money online? Is it a college degree? A PhD? But we’ve heard about 16, 18, 21 year old high school and college drop outs making 5-6 figures every month…how is that even possible?

Making money online is not a rocket science…even a caveman can do it! *smiles* No 4 year college degree needed. No master’s degree required and you can get started even without experience! One of the things that my mother would always tell me is that “The race is not always to the swift…” I agree.

Do you have what it takes? I believe so! We all have been given gifts and talents in different areas. You just have to discover them (if you haven’t yet) and put them to use.

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