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CreativeLive

Ditch Your Day Job

via CreativeLive

Overview


You don’t have to commit your life to a soul-sucking day job. In fact, you can drum up the job of your dreams if you have the right mindset and an action plan to back it up. In Ditch Your Day Job, career coach Michelle Ward will show you what it takes to go from bored-at-work to satisfied and self-employed.

There was a time when Michelle was wasting her days working in finance. She was miserable at work and needed a change. Over the course of two years she cooked up her escape plan and has been perfecting her approach by helping others for the last five years. In this class, she’ll show you how to prepare to leave your day job for a career you love. 

You’ll learn how to:

  • Create a simple plan for getting your business started
  • Establish an emergency fund
  • Identify your existing sources of help and support

Michelle will take the mystery out of starting your own small business and help you zero in on the details that will make it happen. You’ll develop a savings plan that will give you a good buffer before making the leap and get tips on exactly what it takes to make your new endeavor profitable.

If you are done with counting down the minutes at your day job and want to launch your own creative business, Michelle is ready to give you all the inspiration and insights you need to set yourself up with a life and job you love.


As a bonus when you purchase this class, you'll get:

  •  1 Year Membership Free to Bidsketch
  • 2 Free Hours on Breather, to apply towards booking one of their beautifully designed workspaces.

Syllabus

  • How I did It
  • What Are We Gonna Cover?
  • Why You Need a Plan
  • Do You Really Need a Plan?
  • What Makes Up Your Safety Net?
  • Your Breath Easy Number
  • How to Save Money
  • How to Make Money
  • Your New Breath Easy Number
  • Interview (SKYPE) with Jema Valle of Date Night Planners
  • Calling out Your Common Freelancing Fears
  • What's The Worst That Can Happen?
  • Your "Perfect" Day Job and Your Plan B
  • Beginning Your Phase One
  • Best Platforms for Minimal Cost
  • Interview with Steffanie Housman of Old Town Suds
  • Connect Your Phase One with Your Online Presence
  • The Dreaded Question: What It Is and How to Answer It
  • Best Practices for Family Support
  • Available Support System
  • Who Makes Up Your Support Squad?
  • How to Put Together and Action Plan
  • What does your SNAP Consist of?
  • Best Practices to Ensure Follow Through

Taught by

Michelle Ward

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