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10 Ways To Escape The Rat Race

Escaping the rat race is a desire for many, research published last month revealed that more than half of all UK employees are unhappy in the work place. Many can relate to being unhappy in their job, the realities of spending more time at work then we do with our loved ones, and with the UK retirement age set to increase in the coming years, it doesn’t exactly incite excitement in the average person.

So, how happy are those that have escaped the 9-5? A study last month of 5,000 workers concluded that self-employed people are more successful in their careers and felt happier in their job. Statistics show that self-employment is on the rise, if you are thinking about a way to exit the workplace here are 10 routes to explore: Mind matters

Work on your mind-set, if you’re serious about escaping the 9-5 tied to your desk culture, it’s vital to take time to work on your confidence and resilience. Working for yourself is empowering and rewarding but also challenging, you have to keep yourself motivated throughout it all. Positive can-do attitude alongside action is imperative.

You can read the rest of my article here. https://www.femalefirst.co.uk/books/how-to-become-a-consultant-ebony-gayle-1139602.html

 

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Do you Love To Read? So Do I

I’m a book fan, I enjoy reading business career, self-help and development books to keep my mindset on track and to enhance my personal growth. I also like to get stuck into a good fiction book, that I can get engrossed in and escape the real world.

Here are a five books I’ve read and recommend to keep you motivated, particularly if you are keen to be your own boss!

Think and Grow Rich  by Napoleon Hill – a book that features on many reading lists, and for a reason.

 

The Laptop Millionaire by Mark Anastasi– Is an enjoyable read where the author shares his story journey to becoming a laptop millionaire

 

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyoaski– This no1 bestseller is an inspiring read!

 

Do Less Get More by Shaa Wasmund,  is another fave of mine, a real boss lady making her mark. This is a great read for those struggling to make time for the things that really matter to them.

 

How To Become A  Consultant: A Guide To Free yourself from the 9-5 by yours truly Ebony Gayle. Now I have to throw my own book in there – Its a quick read to get you motivated, a no-nonsense guide to free yourself from the 9-5 using your current skills.

 

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Ready to be your own boss and escape the rat race? Become a consultant

How to become a consultant: – free yourself from the 9-5

Are you looking for a change in your work life and feel like work is depriving you of happiness? Do you feel like you are ready to make the next move in your career but not sure what to do?  If you like the sound of being your own boss, and having more control of your work life balance, you should seriously consider becoming a consultant.

Or maybe you feel like your career is stagnating and you would like to be your own boss and work with a variety of clients, becoming a consultant is a great option.

To find out more, about becoming a consultant, get a copy of my book ‘How to Become a Consultant: A Guide To Free Yourself From The 9-5’.

Available from Amazon and  Barnes & Noble, iBook, Google play and other online outlets now.

If you are looking at other ways to escape the rat race – check out my article in Female First here:

 

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