From figuring out what your dream is to quitting in a way that exponentially increases your chance of success, Quitter is full of inspiring stories and actionable. 17 Dec “Quitter” (Jon Acuff) — Summaries: EP The 30, feet view: The transition from your current job to your dream job should be gradual. quitter by jon acuff I came across Quitter on one of my “I hate this (insert choice expletive) job and I can’t stand one more day in this (insert choice expletive).
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This book was a very quick and easy read hon did offer a few “ah-ha” moments and a bit of humor here and there. I think it’s a great book, it just took me alot of time to read because it wasn’t the right time to read what he was saying.
Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job and Your Dream Job
I found the part about practice to be incredibly humbling. I still have my day job. I was carrying around so much resentment and festering with such a sense of righteous entitlement because I am so talented and unappreciated, you know that it constipated my dreams. I went back and changed it to five stupid stars. I didn’t know when I was starting this book that is was going to be a kind of Dave Ramsey offshoot and that took me acudf guard.
First book I have read that makes a strong case for keeping your day job until you have all the pieces in place for your dream job. Especially memorable to me in the book is the part in which he dispels the myth that quitting a job to pursue a dream without having laid some groundwork, so to speak, is an admirable thing to do. Nov 14, Kimanzi Constable rated it it was amazing. Quihter enjoyed his writing style as well, c First book I have read that makes a strong case for keeping your day job until you have all the pieces in place for your dream job.
That is my opportunity filter. I do want to share my insides with everyone who will. I did find many useful suggestions to apply to my own situation. After changing the fine name it worked fine in the audio player I was using.
Interview with Jon Acuff: How to Be a Quitter – Goins, Writer
May 11, Douglas rated it really liked it. Feb 20, Randall Dunn rated it it was amazing. There were so many key points in this book and it helped me, because I haven’t chosen a career yet, realize that I need to choose a career that I actually want to work for I really liked this book. I plan to spend the next few years of my life trying to figure that out.
Interview with Jon Acuff: How to Be a Quitter
There were so many key points in this book and it helped me, because I haven’t chosen a career yet, realize that I need to choose a career that I actually want to work jpn instead of just working for money.
I always wondered how much my experience and thinking on that season would match what Acuff writes about in his books, and there were plenty of reassuring bits of humor quitrer wisdom in Quitter. I love the fact that Jon is very realistic with his Quitter message. I especially like the several times when he goes off script in his narration saying, ‘this isn’t in the book, but-‘ and aacuff provides some additional insight or anecdote. His thoughts on the Disney Princess cartel make me laugh every time.
I really didn’t intend to use bathroom metaphor when I began this review. You both are inspirational. No, you’ll learn what it means to grind it out and pursue ackff dream while not destroying your life, health, and relationships.
It is a balance. I revised my rating. In he used his influence with his tribe to build two kindergartens in Vietnam.
Quittrr give it 5 stars! Want to Read saving…. The only downsi I listened to the audiobook version of “Quitter” while I painted my kitchen over the last 2 days. He does this by going off on tangents and including a humor to his writing that, personally, does not strike me as all that funny. I have to do all the rest. It’s time to be a Quitter.
Lists with This Book. Quitter was a humorous yet thoughtful approach to why and how we say ‘no’ to our dream jobs, and how to overcome the odds and ourselves to make them a reality.
The funny thing is even though the jom were one is , billion, Qquitter thought of all kinds of things I would spend the money on, like what organizations I could help, making my dad retire and hooking up my parents, starting an awesome non-profit, getting a husky and of course hitting every single continent and taking pictures until forever.
What if what I want to do is not marketable? They come few and far in-between, in my humble opinion, though. I could not connect to the book. I actually did it.