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The Dream Chaser by Tony A. Gaskins Jr.

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Chapter 9The Leap

I've heard a lot about people wanting to take the leap. We get tired of our job. We get tired of being unappreciated. We want to do our own thing, make our own money, and be in charge of our own schedule. It's fair to feel that way. I've been there. I want to share some insight with you just in case you're thinking of making the leap of faith. I know you've heard that if you're unhappy doing what you're doing, then stop doing it. You've heard that if you don't like your job, then quit your job. Those things are correct, but you can't take them so literally. You're where you are for a reason. Your life experiences and your knowledge got you to that place. Now, if you want to be somewhere else, you have to make sure you have the knowledge to get there. It's a process, and it doesn't just happen overnight. Don't just wake up tomorrow and quit your job without a solid plan. You may have a plan of action, and you may even have savings or an investor. Those things are great to have, but they don't guarantee success. You have to have more than just what's on paper. You have to have favor. You have to have a calling. Some people are called, and some people just came. You have to make sure that you're not one of the people who just came. Don't just do it because you want to be like the other entrepreneurs you see online. It's going to be a sad journey for you. Do it because there is something tugging on your spirit every day, and you can't shake it no matter how hard ...

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