No More 9 to 5 Escaping the traditional jobs for more time and location free opportunities

About Me

I have been on a journey and I’ve decided to share the experience with you.  The good, the bad and the ugly.  Success and failure.

Welcome to my site!  About meMy name is Dawn and I am the mom of 3 children, spanning 2 generations!  I’ve worked in corporate jobs, been a stay at home mom, been a working single parent and a foster parent.  Currently I am working full time to support our family while my husband is home with our daughter.

I was raised in a typical family with both of my parents working in union careers.  Despite that, I seem to have been born with a very strong entrepreneurial spirit.  I have been on a work from home journey since about 2000.  I’ve looked at a lot of different opportunities:  stuffing envelopes (I know, right?!), home party businesses, networking companies, mlm’s, affiliate marketing, selling blogging systems.  You name it, I’ve heard of it and probably tried it.  I’ve made a few dollars here and there, but nothing consistent enough to support my family with.  I used to say that I failed at a lot of things, but I now say that I’ve learned a lot along the way – what works for me and what doesn’t work for me.  And I am still searching.

I have discovered a cycle with my search for a work from home income.  I find something that someone I like is doing (and succeeding at) and I think it could work for me.  I sign up, pay the fees, buy in to the program and …. nothing!  Once I realize that I have to go out and sell this to people, I lose interest.  The main reason is that I’ve been trying to use someone else’s passion for my own success.  I want big success now and as a result, I get frustrated with my lack of progress.

Now I am on a journey (and getting closer by the minute) to finding my own passion.  Once I can define that, I have no doubt that I will be able to make money focusing my time and energy there.

This blog has changed over the course of the last few years, and will probably continue to change as I learn what works for me and what doesn’t.  Hopefully along the way, I’ll find what I’ve been looking for:

My entrepreneurial spirit is still very strong and I am still on this journey.  Connect with me on my personal facebook page, as well as my fan page.  I look forward to getting to you know you better.   When I am finally living my No More 9 to 5 dream, I hope to look you up and maybe head out for a visit and a cup of coffee!  You never know, right?


4 Thoughts on “About Me

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