Happy 2019 to all my friends, followers, and people randomly browsing the internet while trying to get rid of their hang-over. What a year 2018 has been for my business and I, and 2019 has already started with such incredible promise.
A few years ago, while in a dead-end job, I took stock of who I was, where I was, and where I wanted to be. I was sitting there, a Managing Editor of a business and finance publishing house, earning a great salary, but I had completely lost all joy. I looked back at the days when I leaped out of bed and was excited to work, to develop magazines, improve the publications. There was none of that joy anymore. I craved a life where I could be master of my own destiny, create beautiful stories for people either through words, or pictures. One of my passions is sharing people’s stories, emotions, lives – bringing readers and viewers in through my pen or my camera and make them FEEL. There was no way I could do that in a corporate suit obeying mindless directives, developing policies just to ensure people did their jobs. My worst nightmare – sitting in an office mindlessly repeating tasks, saying the same things over and over, a salaried automaton waiting for the next pay-cheque. So I picked up my camera again, and really started learning. I developed my contacts for freelance writing and editing.
It was scary, it could have failed, but I did it. I took a leap of faith. My family and I then moved to Colorado, and here we are.
If you have a dream, work towards it, just take that first step.