Why My Dream Job Was Actually A Real Life Nightmare

From the moment my eyes opened on Sunday, I was gripped by the Sunday Scaries.

It wasn’t even Monday, but I was already dreading the next morning when my alarm would go off and I’d have to start all over again.

You may have felt this at some point too, right? The dread of the monotony and grind that awaits you come Monday morning.

I was nearly 5 years in to what, from the outside, was considered a dream job. A Fortune 100 Company, a company car, with a great salary….and yet, I was miserable.

For years, I had worked my a$$ off for this company and had the metrics and business contracts to show it! But too many times credit had been given to someone else, too many times had metrics been changed last minute and bonuses lost, too many times had I been given bad advice from my manager.

I was desperate for something more and I was mad at both myself and the world for not having found it here…

I had followed the cultural road map to a T. Get your bachelors from a prestigious university. Land the Fortune 100 job right after graduation. Earn the promotions and climb the ladder.

And yet, it wasn’t what I wanted. I needed more. I needed what I think all of us in our heart of hearts wants.

I desired to have MEANING.

I didn’t want to just be a number at a huge corporation. I wanted to be known, I wanted to make IMPACT.

What happened next will shock you…Next week, I’ll share how it took nearly losing my life for me to finally take some action…

Best,

The Hope Man

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We are Olivia + Kaid, the OK in @okworldtravel. We are on a mission to bring hope to light to our community members as both entrepreneurs and hope masters!

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