The Need For Change

I went to work today, and did nothing.

Well, I should rephrase. I did do something, it just felt like nothing. The work that needed to be finished was done in the first hour, and I had 7 more to go. So what do I do? I just sat there, with nobody but me and my office manager, browsing the internet. I visited one of my favorite blogs, Under30CEO, browsing through some interesting posts to try and kill time. Along the way I came across an article from Arman Assadi, a former Google employee turned Solopreneur. I visited his blog and read at least a dozen (maybe 2) of his articles, and his message made me sit at my desk and really put my current situation into perspective.

I know that I’m currently on the right track as to where I want to be in life, but looking at my surroundings and reading his posts reminded me that I’m still not there yet. I don’t want to have to keep wearing uncomfortable dress clothes, waking up a 6 to get ready to be at work by 8:30 and do work for someone else that even though it may be important to them, was not important and meaningful to me. I do like my job and the people in it, but as I keep saying, I have too much to contribute to the world to be held down in one spot. I want for my work to mean something, for my vision to be presented and admired, to inspire and teach others, and I can’t do that working for someone else and paying attention to the non-believers. There is a need for change, and that change will come soon. I’ve been working towards this change for a year now, narrowing down my focus, and making myself prepared for what I plan to accomplish. My change will come.

Here are the links to Under30CEO and Arman Assadi’s blog, Why I Left Google if you want to give them a look.

Thank You for Listening,


One thought on “The Need For Change

  1. It’s great that you crave to do more meaningful work, not just for other but for yourself. That’s the entrepreneurial mind. I feel the same way. Just keep doing what you’re doing, reading and getting inspired/motivated will push you to take the plunge and start your own business adventures! 😉

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