8 ways to quit your job and be your own boss

A recent research revealed over half of the UK employees are unhappy at work. PR and communications specialist Ebony Gayle shows you how you can ditch the 9-5 and be your own boss.

Are you looking for a way to breakout of the confines of the workplace? Is work draining and depriving you of your happiness? Does remaining in the workplace until retirement make you take a sharp, deep breath and reconsider your life?  Well if you answer yes, trust and believe you are not alone in this. Research published last month revealed that more than half of all UK employees are unhappy at work.  Reasons for unhappiness at work can vary, the workplace can be restrictive which can be a struggle for parents and those with other aspirations. The awareness that we spend more time at work with colleagues, than we do with our families and friends.
 The UK retirement age is currently 66 years old, but, set to increase in the coming years, and the average life expectancy is roughly 79 years old for females.  With this type of future forecast, it’s no surprise that self-employment is on the rise, guess why? Because they are more contented.  In fact 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.

So, if you are looking for a way to escape the workplace here are 8 ideas to explore.

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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.