After being settled back in the Atlanta area for coming up on 6 months now, I am looking to really settle back into Atlanta life and take my life in a new direction. I’d like to go back to school and complete and executive MBA program, and then return once again to lay the foundation to eventually become a travel nurse later in life. I think this would really benefit those close to me, allow me to continue to travel, all while making enough money to plan for my retirement and later years.
This idea comes from a recent Uber rider who was a travel nurse, she explained the jobs in’s & out’s to me and the benefits and I gotta say, I’m sold! However, to eventually get there, I will need to take 3-5 years of going back to my career. The idea here being that it will provide a stable and predictable flow of income so that I can better budget and plan out my goals.
So here I am! Back on the job hunt! Feel free to check out my LinkedIn profile here and pass it on to anyone you may think I would work well with.
A lot of people have asked me why I won’t continue on the self employment grind, and there’s quite a few reasons for that. The main reason being that without stable and predictable income, I cannot accurate plan and fund my future goals. Some weeks I’ll only make $300, other’s I’ll bring home $1000. It can be pretty hit or miss. In the last two years I've been traveling, I have held many odd jobs and roles including;
Initially, I decided to give this lifestyle a try as I have read how empowering it is and how you are essentially your own boss, setting your own hours, and responsible for your own income. While this is true, it’s eating up so much of my time that I have little time off to work on other projects; such as my photography, this blog, or even more personal hobbies like flow arts or musicianship. Between generating leads, working through the sales cycle, completing the actual job, follow up, tracking various things, etc. I am working more or less 6 or 7 days a week. So as you can see, I don’t get a lot of spare time these days. I would highly suggest this lifestyle for someone who is really passionate about something and wants to spend 5-10 years building a successful business. I realize now that there is not one specific thing that I am that passionate about that I would like to spend that much time building a business around. Instead, I'd like to further my career and education.
On the plus side, I should have more time to write and edit. I have a whole plethora of ideas and subject I’ve either begun writing about, or want to write out, a few thousand pictures to edit, and a lot of insights and information I’d love to share. So I’m definitely looking forward to this change, and finding out where I wind up!
If you haven’t been following the Facebook, then be sure to check it out. I still keep up on travel trends and blogs focused on backpacking, traveling affordably, and general travel experiences and destinations. As I’ve been slowly working through editing my pictures, I have been posting them onto my Instagram page! Be sure to check it out as well and follow along to see some of the best shots of my trips! Below are some pictures recently uploaded from my trip to Iceland!
If you have any questions about my career or how I could work with you or your company, please do not hesitate to email me!
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Just your average, not so average, guy! Here you can follow my travels, learn to travel yourself, check out some cool photography, and otherwise follow along as I explore my interests from performance arts to traveling to philosophy and more!
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