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How do I leave my day job? Don’t be a “Yes Man”

Feeling the excitement of actually building something that people wanted and were willing to pay we obliged. Our developers spent many hours adding in features that our clients wanted. However, overtime it dawned on us that many of the features we were adding could only be used by the requesting client.

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How do I leave my day job? Simplicity is the path to riches.

I brought a MAC years ago because I was absolutely frustrated with Microsoft’s operating systems constantly crashing. MAC offered less features – less complexity and it just worked. But now Apple is going the way of MS and adding far too many features to their products thus slowing down a once fast OS and making simple tasks complex.

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How do I leave my day job? You need to diet

I have seen startups flush with loans buy $300 chairs for all their staff, the top of the line MACs, glossy business cards, office space in the top end of town – their budget office costs grossly exceeding what little revenue comes in.

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Two seriously BRILLIANT ways to get your first client

I have already mentioned these two brilliant ideas on how to secure your first client(s) in my post “How do I leave my day job? The Pre-flight Checklist” but I thought they should also be within their own post for people who have already left their day job but needed some ideas for attracting clients.

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How do I leave my day job? Can you read?

I have learned quite a bit about the ups and downs of running your own business and I am proud to say that some of the stuff I read stuck and saved me from a few major issues. What I also find interesting is that overtime I have new favorite authors as I find some authors are leading me down the wrong path.

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I have Proof that the Matrix Exists!

They all run through the same process of getting up early, fighting the crowds to get to work on time, work 8 hours in a job they hate for a boss they hate, fight the constant life-sapping boredom of their job, fight to get home, eat, sleep and repeat. Their minds filled with the constant worry of redundancy and the date of their next pay rise.

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How do I leave my day job? The Pre-flight Checklist

You need to read about real facts, real world experiences and especially bad experiences in order for you to learn and not make the same mistakes. James provides all that – he made millions, lost millions and talks about depression, divorce and business – you may encounter them all as a business owner.

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