Happy Friday!! Finally we have made it through another work week! I am so grateful for being able to work because several of my coworkers are on furlough, due to the government shutdown. So many people are at home with no source of income, and if this shutdown lasts another week, there is a chance that I will be sent home as well.
Working for the government, or anyone else, is a good reason to create multiple streams of income. Your livelihood is at the mercy of another person when your work for a company that does not belong to you. Don’t get me wrong, I love my job, but I also want to make money outside of this job.
My goal is to create passive income for my family. I’m a single mom with 2 small children, so a government shutdown is not an ideal situation. I was so excited to make sales on my books this week, and it has given me the motivation to continue create new material.
For so long, I have waited in the shadows, hoping that new opportunities would just gravitate to me. It doesn’t work like that!! YOU HAVE TO GO GET IT!!! Write that book, sew that dress, go to the studio, take those pictures….JUST DO IT!! Yes, it’s scary. No one wants to be rejected. No one wants to fail in front of the world, but if you sit back and watch everyone else, you will NEVER, reach your full potential.
I want to have such a stable stream of income, that working 8-5 becomes an option, not a necessity. I want to attend every event that my children have at school. I want to be debt free. I want to have the flexibility to travel the country with my babies and enjoy life. That’s why I’m taking chances. That’s why I’m writing. That’s why I’m no longer concerned with how my efforts appear to those around me. Everyone will not understand.
Stop waiting for things to happen. Make them happen yourself!!
Cheers to the weekend!!