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The 9-to-5 Cure by Kristin Cardinale

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CHAPTER 15

Do You Have What It Takes?

Before you dive in and try out this new career lifestyle, let’s take a moment to determine if the Patchwork model is really the right choice for you. After all, being a Patchworker means owning your own business and running the show, which is new territory you are wading into if you are currently part of the 9-to-5 world. There are many important considerations to weigh; let’s take a look at some of them.

The Mindset

A mindset is “a fixed state of mind.”1 In other words, it is a way of thinking to which you are fully committed. The Patchworker mindset is that of a mindful entrepreneur, committed to operating a successful business within the parameters of Lifestyle Design.

Your mindset will determine the limits ...

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