How to Quit Your Day Job and Live Out Your Dreams: Do What You Love for Money

How to Quit Your Day Job and Live Out Your Dreams: Do What You Love for Money

How to Quit Your Day Job and Live Out Your Dreams: Do What You Love for Money

How to Quit Your Day Job and Live Out Your Dreams: Do What You Love for Money

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The guide for creative people who want to make that life-changing leap.

Are you a creative person seeking more satisfying work? Do you want to make the transition from a job you find secure but soulless to a life built around your creative dream? Then look no further than this essential guide, written by a tenured professor who quit his job and pursued his dream as a successful “story merchant” and film producer. This book will show you how to:

Construct a life that fits your personal vision

Stand up against negative peer pressure

Redefine success in your own terms

Identify and control your conflicting inner voices

Find time to make your dreams come true

And much more!

Kenneth Atchity teaches you the skills you’ll need to venture out into the world on your own terms. If you’re ready to fall in love with your future, this book can give you the inspiration to make that life-changing leap into a better world.

Previously published as How to Escape Lifetime Security and Pursue Your Impossible Dream

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634500364
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 05/19/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 209
Sales rank: 240,727
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Kenneth Atchity has produced thirty films, including Hysteria (starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy) and the Discovery Channel’s The Kennedy Detail, and is the author of fourteen books. He loves being a writer, producer, teacher, career coach, and literary manager, responsible for launching hundreds of books and films. His life's passion is finding great stories and storytellers and turning them into bestselling authors and screenwriters—and making films which send their stories around the world. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Dan Miller is the author of the New York Times bestselling 48 Days to the Work You Love and the founder of 48 Days LLC, which guides people to fulfill their callings and redirect their careers. He lives in Franklin, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

1 "Go for it!" 1

2 Our Maddening Type C Personality 14

3 Accountant, Visionary, and the Mind's Eye 24

4 What's the Plan? 37

5 Stealing Time for Your Dream 53

6 A Day in the Type C Life 82

7 Money Mania 91

8 Your Mind/Body Asset Base 118

9 Dealing with People: Family, Spouses, Best Friends, Ex-friends, Associates, Winners, Losers, Saviors, Naysayers, White Knights, Black Knights, Clay Gods, and the Little Red Hen 150

10 Failing Forward 168

Suggested Reading 175

About the Author 181

Index 185

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