13 People Who Dared to Quit the Job They Didn’t Like and Hit the Jackpot
Unfortunately, not all of us do things we love, so it’s great to see when people dare to leave a job they don’t like to follow their dreams. Former office workers and sales assistants become jewelers and photographers, and some start painting or carving wood.
At Bright Side, we’re inspired by the idea that you can just start living the way you want. In this article, you’ll see people who have already made this step.
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“I quit my office job in the US, sold my stuff, and moved to Thailand. Best decision ever. My new backyard looks like this.”
“7 months ago, I quit my supermarket job to become a jeweler, and I’m entirely self-taught. Yesterday, I finished my most complicated work yet.”
“It’s been 3 months since I quit the day job for art. I carved these by hand. The whole set probably took 150 hours.”
“It took me a year to save some money and quit my job. Now I’m an artist and it somehow worked.”
“I’m almost 40, and I used to be a front-end web developer. It was a good job, but the endless full days at the computer really started to get me down. I quit my job 4 years ago to take pretty pictures like this.”
“I’ve spent 4 years designing this board game and just quit my engineering job to go all in.”
It’s never too late to learn something new.
- I slept through school growing up and worked my whole life in a factory, picking up 50-pound bags all day. Then I quit and entered college. If I can do it, so can you. © slowj*** / Reddit
“I decided to quit my job and travel the world to take photos — here’s my #101 favorite photo.”
“I quit my job a year ago and started flipping motorcycles, it’s become a real passion for me.”
“I quit my corporate job and sold my startup. Now I’m launching my first-ever board game.”
“I quit my job to pursue my dream of reviewing cars. My channel already has 25 reviews.”
A curious boss
- I go in for my first day of training, and he has printouts of my Facebook wall and my boyfriend’s. He started asking me how long we had been together and made it clear he knew everything, so not to lie to him. It was so uncomfortable. We all have a quick meeting and I stay back after everyone had left. I put my badge, keys, and walkie on the desk and walk out. © EmbalmMeD***y / Reddit
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