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10 Coaches Share the Value of Working with a Coach: Supporting Escape of the 9-5

Investing There are a lot of great free resources out there and I’m not saying to ignore them. There are ways to use them in your journey to professional freedom. -For initial research. -Once you know what you need to focus on, be selective and use them to enhance your work education and reach yourContinue reading “10 Coaches Share the Value of Working with a Coach: Supporting Escape of the 9-5”

How Do I Retire Early-or Ever? Is Quitting Corporate Life an Option?

If you’re questioning whether or not it’s possible to retire early, you’re not alone. As I was talking to my financial advisor Sara this morning, whose been focusing on this topic quite a bit lately on her Linked In messaging, it reiterated my decision to emphasize the value of understanding your financial needs (specifically howContinue reading “How Do I Retire Early-or Ever? Is Quitting Corporate Life an Option?”

5 Lessons from Leaving the 9-5 and Creating a Location Independent Lifestyle

Success is right in Victoria’s job description. Victoria J. Watson is a Success Coach and NLP Practitioner working with early stage female entrepreneurs living her dream being based between the city of Malaga in Spain and the UK. As you know, I believe a coach is a vital part of leaving the 9-5 and designingContinue reading “5 Lessons from Leaving the 9-5 and Creating a Location Independent Lifestyle”

Building Your Life Outside of Corporate: 6 Steps to Finding Your Passion

Use Rebekah’s tips on finding your passion. Rebekah Gamble figured out during the pandemic (and early in life!) a way to re-ignite her passions to use them to her advantage. Her blog to support others in getting organized financially (which by the way, is vital to those seeking to get out of corporate life andContinue reading “Building Your Life Outside of Corporate: 6 Steps to Finding Your Passion”

Facebook for Bloggers and Entrepreneurs: Why I Love It and How I Use It Daily.

1 If I’m honest with myself, I miss people. If you’ve read the “about me” section on my homepage or scanned some of my posts, you know that I quit corporate life: happily. I don’t miss it. What I do miss about having a traditional “job” so to speak: day-to-day contact with people because it’sContinue reading “Facebook for Bloggers and Entrepreneurs: Why I Love It and How I Use It Daily.”

Blocked

Having Writer’s Block I’m having a moment of “writer’s block”- or maybe if I’m honest a week or so of it. As part of my learning process into reaching the goal of “living the dream” (mine anyway) I’ve sought out the knowledge and experience of others, especially regarding writing. One expert blogger said there’s noContinue reading “Blocked”

Lipstick On

I just set my Zoom camera for optimal viewing, added notes to my desktop whiteboard, lit my Island Air scented candle and am getting ready to put lipstick on for only the 3rd time since mid-May. One time was to get on a Zoom call with a friend, the next was a mistake (duh, theContinue reading “Lipstick On”

About Me
professional freedom and owning your time
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Hi, I’m Daphne. After 30 years (I started my first job during college at 19) working for others, I decided to put freedom first. I built up incredible skills over the years, but I want to enjoy EVERY LAST MINUTE I have left on this earth. When I’m not spending time with my amazing partner in life (especially cooking and traveling with him), I love writing about my fascination with food, history, and culture!

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