Title: Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job and Your Dream Job
Author: Jon Acuff
Rating: Right for you if you are
Reason for Reading: Jon is the author of the Stuff Christians Like blog, and now his own blog at jonacuff.com about leadership and business. As a fan of Dave Ramsey, I couldn’t help but notice when Jon joined Dave’s team and took his writing and speaking endeavors from his side gig to his day job.
Format: Audiobook, unabridged, read by the author, downloaded from iTunes
Summary: Quitter is the lessons Jon learned in changing his dream job into his day job. After moving from employer to employer almost habitually, all in a career field he later decided was not what he was meant for, Jon started following his dream of writing and speaking in addition to his day job. He worked his dream and still kept his day job until the right opportunity came along for his dream job to become his day job. Told in his rapturous style of humor, Jon describes how he learned to honor his employer, care for his family, and pursue his calling. And how you can do it, too.
Review: I was blown away by Quitter. It has great content about a difficult topic. It isn’t easy to write about the practical realities of personal development and life change. Spouting on and on about theory and concepts isn’t too challenging. Describing in real terms, in manageable steps, and in useful phrases how one changes one habits and improves ones life is difficult. Jon does just that.
If you are looking ahead into your future and considering a change from being a
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