Ep 028 // How to Know When to Quit Your Business & Find Your Dream Job Instead with Annie Truax (Clarity)

Following the winding path towards freelancing in the fitness world after two major losses in her life, marketing & PR professional Annie Truax did something surprising.

She quit her business to work for someone else.

 

Today, Annie works for Free to Breathe, a non-profit organization seeking to increase lung cancer survival rates. 

In her early twenties, Annie never could have imagined that lung cancer would turn her whole world upside down.

By seeking meaningful connection to other people through fitness and volunteering, Annie is now dedicating her professional life to the disease that took her parents from her.

Annie's story is incredible, and I'm taking away the following question as a lesson:

"Does joining someone else’s team allow you to go even deeper in the fullest expression of living your values?"

If the answer is YES, sometimes being an entrepreneur isn't the best fit, and there might just be a better arrangement waiting for us if we keep our eyes & hearts open to the possibility. 

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • How to do the work now to invite your dream job into your life 
  • How to create a job for yourself at an organization you'd love to work for
  • How to flipthe script on loss & trauma — and leverage the worst thing that’s ever happened in your life into something meaningful