When is it time to leave?

Here’s an email question from a reader on – when to leave a job. Dan, I know that you and Dave Ramsey are close, and I listen to you both and notice a lot of consistencies. One thing Dave mentioned the other day was that people need to occasionally look at their possessions, like a boat, and decide if they would buy it all over again.  If the answer is ever “no”, then they should sell it. I was listening to one of your podcasts from the spring and a man was asking how to know when to move on … Read More

Break out of narrow thinking

In the new book Decisive by Dan and Chip Heath, they describe a trap we all face.  Psychologists call it “narrow framing.”  It’s our tendency to chose between two options – overlooking the full range of possibilities available to us. Let’s take a common situation.  You hate your job but look at the options like this: Be responsible and keep the job – no one would quit in this economy Quit the stinking job – prove your mother-in-law right and have no income Don’t assume too quickly that there are only two or even three possibilities. In No More Dreaded … Read More

You Need the Paycheck and Can’t Quit: 3 Steps to Better Work

[note color=”#FDD017″]This is a guest post by one of our active 48Days.net members – Farnoosh Brock. Farnoosh left a 12-year career at a Fortune 100 company to start her own company, Prolific Living Inc. and follow her passions. She now teaches unhappy professionals how to manage their “mid-career crisis” with a step-by-step plan out of a bad job into work they can love and find profitable. Check out the Smart Exit Blueprint course (open for August registration) or the FREE educational videos for some immediate career tips!  If you’d like to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here.[/note] … Read More