What’s stopping you from being professionally happy?
The Perfect Time
Most men over 40 have already passed the distracting partying, drinking phase. By this time you’re very well aware of who your friends are and what their intentions are going to be. Fewer distractions means more focus on your new career. More focus means better chances of succeeding. If you’re not currently getting a salary increase, promotion, or any incentive towards doing better at your current job, maybe it’s time for a career change. If not now then when?
Are you wasting valuable time? “Father time is undefeated” Life Expectancy for the average male in the U.S. is 76 years old. Meaning we’re half way there by 40. We can’t waste any more time at this stage in our lives wondering “what if.” It’s time to take action and follow your dreams. The perfect time does not exist. Stop thinking there’s not enough time to pursue your dream career. Even if you juggle with a lot of responsibilities, you can make yourself productive without sacrificing so much time. For example, if you want to pursue your career in teaching and becoming a leader, you may take a Masters in Learning and Teaching online. With this, you can gain advanced knowledge in education right where you are.
Doing something meaningful for a career is the way to go. Some people waste precious time doing the same old routine every day without actually accomplishing anything. Time to face reality and take a closer look at your current situation.
Are you happy with your current job? “Follow your passion and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Just 45 percent of Americans are satisfied with their current jobs. If you’re not happy with your job at this particular time in your life maybe it’s time for a change. Let’s find happiness once and for all. If you catch yourself complaining about Monday’s work agenda on Sunday, it’s time to move on. Happiness is underrated. People are not too concerned with being happy in the workplace until it’s too late. If you get nervous when the boss calls you into his office, it’s time for a career change. Life is too short to be stressed all the time. Enjoy life now while you still have teeth. SMILE!
In this day and age technology has opened new creative ways to make money. You can work from home in your PJs, drinking coffee and earning a comfortable living. For example, start selling websites online. You can outsource any service overseas for a fraction of the price. You don’t have to know it all. As long as you can communicate efficiently and have excellent customer service you’re good to go. You don’t have to quit your day job just yet. You can start part- time and work your way to becoming a full-time entrepreneur. Remember the 40’s are the new 30’s so don’t give up.
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