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If you’re just joining us, in part 1 of this series, we talked about the importance of knowing and understanding your ‘why.’ I walked away from a secure, good paying media production job to pursue my dream of becoming a full-time filmmaker. This is no flight of fancy or delusional entitlement; I spend almost an entire year thinking and planning my escape from the 9-to-5.

Today we’re going to be talking about goals. Not the ones you talked about with your Guidance Counselor, I’m talking about the nitty-gritty, full-contact type goals you need to push through to success. Ready to get your hands dirty? Continue Reading…

Are our day jobs killing us? Katie asked this very question a while back, and I felt it warranted a follow-up.

In the Fall of 2011 I walked away from a secure, good paying job to pursue my dream of making films. As of this writing it’s been about nine months. There have been many difficulties, but the steps I took to test and prepare for this decision are really paying off.

If you’re itching to do the same but are not sure how to proceed, or are afraid you’re making a huge mistake, I want to invite you along for my very first multi-part blog series: How to Quit Your Day Job and Follow Your Dreams. Continue Reading…

Ever worked a job where the only joy you get out of it is knowing that the day has to end at some point? I’m there now. Do you have any idea how miserable it is being 30 years old and stuck at a job you hate?

I’m sure there are worse things and that I should be grateful to even have a job in this economy, but from 7:15am to 4:00pm I am in my own personal hell. At what point do we say enough is enough? Continue Reading…