Leaving the corporate rat-race to focus on a low-key business!

posted 3 years ago in Career
Post # 3
3344 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2000

@jb20:  so, what’s the business?

Post # 4
4879 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

Yes, do tell!  How exciting for you!

Post # 6
2973 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@jb20:  Congratulations on your big step – I really hope it works out for you. 

Post # 9
839 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

@jb20:  Best of luck! It’ll be nice to be doing something you actually have a passion for!

Post # 10
63 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Good for YOU! Going off on your own is always scary and exciting at the same time. Congratulations on doing what you want to do. I’m in a similar boat…gearing up (and saving) to quit my job in a few months. Here’s hoping we both do well!

Post # 11
3198 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

Hubby and I basically did this but I kept my 9-5 for 8 mos so we still had steady income while he took on the business full-time.  Now I work a low-paying part-time stay at home job while I transition to putting hours into our business and starting a new branch of our corporation.  

Good luck, it’s hard but rewarding in the end.  Don’t listen to the haters because they are going to hate until they see your success.  Then they’re going to act like they had your back the whole time.Laughing

Post # 13
3198 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

@jb20:  Great plan.  I’m so happy for you!  Please keep us updated with your success.  

Post # 14
1963 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

@jb20:  Kudos to you. It’s my dream to get the hell out of the corporate rat race.  Until then, I’ll just live vicariously through others like you.  Good luck with your new endeavor!

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