Yesterday, I finally launched the first product of my almost 2-year-old creative education startup, Path Unbound. As recent as a month or so ago, I was thinking of giving up and moving on to something else.
When I prepared to quit my full-time job, I was most concerned about what to do with my health insurance and all the supposedly great corporate benefits.
In January of 2020, right before the global pandemic, I quit my corporate job for good. In less than 12 months, I have doubled my 6-figure salary by freelancing. Before you roll your eyes and think this is another bragging article, let me tell you about my original plan and how horribly far I’ve strayed from it.