Mance Rayder, The King Beyond The Wall once said, “The freedom to make my own mistakes is all I ever wanted.” After three years of being away from Corporate America, his words have never rung more true.
If I wanted more money, I would have stayed in my investment banking job for the rest of my career. But I longed for the freedom to choose after my 13th year. Being absolutely free is priceless. Unless you love what you do, it doesn’t matter how much money you have if you’ve still got to take direction from someone else.
But besides glorious freedom, there are also incredible health benefits I’ve noticed after leaving the permanent workforce. Let me share some with you.