Stop Waiting And Start Living: Unlock Your Full Potential And Change Your Life With Freedom And Fulfillment
Are you bored at the office and ready for a change? It’s time to escape the 9-5 grind, say goodbye to boring, beige cubicles and hello to freedom!
With Be A Free Range Human, you can discover a life of freedom and fulfillment.
This book is your guide to building an independent, successful lifestyle where you don’t have to compromise your standard of living.
If you’re unsure of how and where to start on this journey, don’t worry–Marianne Cantwell has done all the hard work for you.
In her Be A Free Range Human book, she outlines steps that will help you figure out what zone of genius you’re in (and then show you how to turn it into a viable business model).
Plus, she provides tips on how to get paid more by being yourself.
So, if you’re ready to soar like a free range human and get creative control over your own life – jump in head first with this book!
Once you do so, get ready for true fulfillment and independence .
without sacrificing your lifestyle!
Realizing That There’S No Such Thing As A Secure Job Anymore Should Motivate Us To Seek Self-Employment
Realizing that there’s no such thing as a secure job anymore has led many people to consider self-employment.
In the past, getting a full-time job meant entering into a contract in which you received stability and security in return for doing work you may or may not have enjoyed; it was the career-cage deal.
But these days, the situation is very different.
Nowadays, employees can be let go with less and less notice while having to put in longer and longer hours.
On top of that, retirement plans are changing and have become much less reliable than they were before.
As a result, entire generations are now facing the prospect of working well into their eighties!
These facts makes it clear that counting on a “steady” job just isn’t a smart option anymore; if your employer cannot offer you true stability and security, then the realistic outcome is that you’re basically self-employed – but without being able to spread your risk by taking on multiple clients.
Self-employment is thus an increasingly attractive option due to its potential rewards, flexibility, and freedom from monotony when compared to relying on one employer alone.
Do What You Love And Success Will Follow: Bust The Idea Death Cycle To Find Your Calling
Doing what you love is a critical component of success, as anyone who’s achieved it can tell you.
You may think that finding your true passion is easy, but the truth is that it actually takes quite a bit of effort.
To start off with, we have to look inwards and really examine what it is that we want to do in life.
The thing about this search for meaning and fulfillment is that our brains often contain two opposing “characters.” On one hand, you have the creative “quiet man” voice inside your head, full of ideas and inspiration.
But then there’s the logical “loud man,” who immediately pops up to say why each idea won’t work or isn’t feasible.
It’s this Idea Death Cycle that so often leads us to remain stuck in jobs where we don’t feel fulfilled.
The good news is, there are ways to break through this cycle!
A great exercise to help figure out what it is you’re truly passionate about requires nothing more than paper and a pen.
All you need to do is answer two questions without second-guessing yourself or self-editing: When was the last time you felt alive and completely engaged in the moment? And if a genie popped out of a bottle and gave you 12 months off with full pay, what would you do? Really take the time to consider these questions in depth – what specifically excites you about those plans?
Discovering Your Strengths To Unlock Your Free-Range Career
Have you ever found yourself feeling stuck in a job or situation where you just can’t seem to meet the expectations placed on you? If so, then the key message from Be A Free Range Human is for you.
Your weaknesses may be your strengths – but only if you’re in the right environment.
By understanding this concept and applying it to your own life, you can discover and unlock hidden talents that could take your career or life to the next level.
We all have qualities and attributes that set us apart from others, but sometimes these are seen as weaknesses in one setting when in fact, they are quite the opposite!
Take the author of this book for example – before switching careers she was often criticized for trying to change how things were done rather than focusing on her task.
Sure enough, it turns out this “quality” was exactly what she needed in order to succeed as an independent consultant; her ability to identify problems and suggest improvements was highly valued by clients and rewarded with much success!
The Key To Being Original Is Not Necessarily About Coming Up With Something New, But Putting Your Own Spin On Existing Ideas And Making Connections Between Unrelated Topics
It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that being original means coming up with something brand new and revolutionary.
But, as Free Range Human encourages us to remember, there are a number of other ways to achieve originality without having to completely reinvent the wheel.
The first way is to put your own stamp on existing ideas.
Think of it like this – if you stumbled across someone else doing exactly what you wanted to do, would you run their business the exact same way? Probably not – chances are that you’d incorporate your own unique spin and emphasize certain aspects more than them.
Moreover, another way of achieving originality is by looking for connections between seemingly unrelated things.
Take Apple’s iPod for instance; its now iconic click-wheel interface was from an old Hewlett Packard workstation from 1983!
It just took someone noticing the connection between two completely different pieces of tech in order to make it so popular today!
Free-Rangers Have A Wide Variety Of Business Options, And Each One Comes With Both Advantages And Drawbacks
When it comes to starting a business as a free-range individual, the options can seem overwhelming but the author of the book ‘Be A Free Range Human’ narrows down those options into four main categories.
The first is services.
Examples would include web designers, therapists, and freelance writers who are paid based on the amount of time they put in.
This is a good way to start as you won’t need much in terms of start-up capital or resources unless you have specific technical skills that you need to acquire.
The downside? Your potential earnings are limited due to the amount of time that you can devote to providing services.
The second option is selling virtual products like ebooks, guides, or online courses.
With this type of business model, your earning potential is enormous since you can keep selling the product over and over again.
It will take some trial and error with different markets for you to find out what works best for you but once you get it right, virtual products could be very profitable for your business.
Thirdly, creating physical products such as handcrafted items or food that is sold at market stalls are another great way of making money as a free-ranger but this will require quite a bit of both time and resources so it might not be suitable if you don’t have enough experience in crafting these physical items.
Finally, there’s advertising where revenue could be generated by placing ads on sites such as YouTube or your own blog page.
This requires minimal effort and time compared to other methods but unless people view your content frequently enough generating sizeable amounts of income may not be possible no matter how hard one tries..
Don’T Waste Time On Detailed Planning: Launch A Micro Prototype To Get Your Business Off The Ground
If you’ve ever been thinking about launching your own business, you don’t need to put in the extra effort and create a complex business plan.
According to renowned business professionals Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, in their book Rework, long-term plans are often little more than just guesses.
What’s worse is that detailed plans are usually made at the worst possible time, before anything has even happened.
The purpose of a plan is simply to convince someone else to invest in a new venture but if you don’t need an investor to get off the ground then creating such an extensive document would be extremely redundant.
So what should entrepreneurs do instead? Andrew Mason, the founder of Groupon suggested “just getting it out there” as soon as possible rather than spending too much time on planning.
He also suggested running micro projects with just 10 people or using friends as guinea pigs to test out ideas and make quick adjustments based on actual needs and feedback from customers.
So if you want to turn your big idea into real life success without too much stress or tedious paperwork: remember, keep costs low and don’t overthink – just take action!
You Don’T Have To Appeal To Everyone To Be Successful: The Power Of Being True To Yourself
You don’t have to pander to the common denominator and appease everyone in order to be successful.
Put simply, you don’t have to compromise your values or pretend to be something you’re not just so that people will like you.
Just look at Benny Lewis, creator of Fluent in Three Months – one of the most popular language-learning blogs on the web.
Despite critics from traditional linguists who disagree with his idea that learning a language doesn’t need to take far more than three months, and with it not being a popular opinion among online language learners, Lewis has managed to become successful.
In other words, by sticking to his values and beliefs he has drawn attention from both his fans who appreciate this mindset and his critics – which has helped him build an audience for his products and services.
This goes to show how important it is not to worry about appealing everyone as you may find success regardless.
In a nutshell, the message of “Be A Free Range Human” is that it’s entirely possible to transition away from a nine-to-five job and venture out on your own.
To achieve this, you first must discover what your hidden talents are, dispelling common myths about originality in the process.
You should also skip any unnecessary planning and jump right in!
Fear of failure shouldn’t prevent you from taking risks as this can be seen as an experiment with no negatives or income losses.
With that said, mistakes are simply a way to learn about what works and adjust accordingly.
In other words, becoming a free range human is within reach if you go all in!