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In honor of The Dark Knight Rises hitting theaters this week, it’s BatWeek on the Macedonia Films blog. Since I’ve been blogging about how to quit your day job and follow your dreams, I thought it’d be appropriate to examine how our favorite crime-fighter broke away from the 9-to-5 and sought a more fulfilled life.

If you feel trapped in day-job purgatory, there’s a couple important lessons we can learn from the Dark Knight himself. 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…

I was looking for a pair of flip-flops a while back. Most of them don’t fit my narrow feet. I thought, “why not make a pair?” So, I did. I bought one of those soft squishy floor mats, cut up a pair of tights, and made some cool shoes.

Sometimes we take ourselves far too seriously. I am resolving to dive into the ‘why not’s?’ and see what happens. What about you? What’s holding you back?

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