You know the interesting phenomenon, when you learn a new vocabulary word — “ubiquitous,” say — and it suddenly starts appearing everywhere? You hear it on the radio, read it in the paper, experience it in conversations around the water cooler. For me, a similar thing is happening right now, but not with words: with opportunity.
Last Wednesday, I put in my notice at work — on very good terms, no bridges burned. I’m going full time freelance, which is exciting and somewhat nerve-wracking all at once. Ultimately, I’m more confident than I am anything else. My wife supports me in this decision, I’ve hedged my bets, and so far things seem to be falling nicely into place. Keep reading »