Tired of the daily grind? Can’t stand the office politics any longer? The race up the corporate ladder finally getting to you? Well, you’re not alone. These are just a few of the reasons more and more people are quitting their daytime jobs and looking for a way to make a living elsewhere, even if that means ‘home’.
After all, who doesn’t want to stay at home while being able to provide for a family? If you’ve got some savings and would like to get away from all the hustle and bustle of that job in the city, here are some of your options.
Start a work-from-home job
There are many jobs you can do at home, thanks to the Internet. All you need is a fast enough Internet connection, a computer and an area of your home that you can convert to an office, or at least a spare room with a door. Teach foreigners how to speak English, write a blog or ghost write for others, run an online business, teach online classes — whatever you are more comfortable doing, all you have to do is prepare for it.
Buy a business
Not just any business, though, but something that will keep you away from burning out for a long time, so avoid a business that’s too familiar to you such as the one you just left. Pick something that will let you relax and spend your time doing what you’d rather be doing. Industry professional Resort Brokers Australia recommends looking for motels for sale in Brisbane; your future might be in one of those accommodations businesses.
Don’t worry about the future if you’re armed with a savings account and the patience and ability to handle your own business. You can leave the corporate ladder and never look back, as long as you think things through before spending your life’s savings on your new endeavour.