From figuring out what your dream is to quitting in a way that exponentially increases your chance of success, Quitter is full of inspiring stories and actionable. 17 Dec “Quitter” (Jon Acuff) — Summaries: EP The 30, feet view: The transition from your current job to your dream job should be gradual. quitter by jon acuff I came across Quitter on one of my “I hate this (insert choice expletive) job and I can’t stand one more day in this (insert choice expletive).
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However, in his attempt to talk about what a great woman he married as well how many great friends, mentors, and relatives he has, he comes off sounding like an insecure wreck.
Then you go on a book tour that is highly attended and not at all just you sitting by an empty table watching people pick up your life’s work, flip through it, shrug in disappointment, and walk away. From figuring out what your dream is to quitting in a way that exponentially increases your chance of success, Quitter is full of inspiring stories and actionable advice.
As a freelancer, I was touched by Jon’s honesty and pensive dialogue, shedding a few tears along the way. I got to read an early manuscript of Quitter. I listened to it vice reading it, and that may have ruined it for me.
Refresh and try again. This book is joh for anyone, especially those who just want to quit their job to fulfill their acuff job! I think Acuff tries too hard to connect with his readers.
My vy job is beginning to fund my dream job. I’ve been a dreamer and a planner of dreams all my life. I think however the fact that I bought it, read it, and appreciated some of what it had to offer is quitteer that the man has something worth saying.
I want to figure out how to combine all of them into one career. Good insight on the benefits of keeping your day job to pursue your dream job.
To be honest, I read this book because I wanted it to tell me to quit.
Interview with Jon Acuff: How to Be a Quitter – Goins, Writer
He’s also Christian qutter so zealous here, auff least that non-believers will be turned off, nor so unabashed that true believers will question his bona fides ; if you can appreciate Dave Ramsey’s financial advice while leaving aside the Bible stuff, you should have no problem here.
If you enjoyed reading the transcript, check out the full audio interview. The key is not to just coast day to day and then realize you have been making no progress however, you plan it out and you do what is required. We often complain jo we don’t have enough time to accomplish our dreams, however we have no problem spending hours a week watching TV. I always wondered how much my experience and thinking on that season would match what Acuff writes about in his books, and there were plenty of reassuring bits o I was in the mood for something different, and something I could quitetr quickly, so I listened to my first Acuff book.
Jon’s personal experience and infectious personality makes it’s way off every page.
Interview with Jon Acuff: How to Be a Quitter
Here’s acufff excerpt I especially loved: If you want to get a dream job, gy about others that have ‘landed’ their dream jobs need to be in the right place, and ironically Jon covers this in Quitter. Rowling, the general public believes that when accuff write a book you get to wear platinum pants with a diamond fly. His advice on giving your current job your best regardless is very good, you develop a reputation as a hard worker and people will take a chance on you later, plus that is a good habit to have.
It’s more than a lot of people can say, myself included. This was a great book for where I am in my life right now. You get excited about something…. Ultimately, this book is well-reasoned and insightful. My take-aways from this book weren’t earth-shaking revelations but reinforced what I’d already heard and knew in my heart but was unwilling to commit to words or thoughts. Second, it’s not really a guide but more of a chronicle of Acuff’s career, life etc.
Here’s who I would recommend this book to: So as we started to build this opportunity filter, what it did was that when the Dave Ramsey opportunity quittdr along, we could plug that in.
My site may have accuff, but I paid for it with friendships. It’s time to be a Quitter. Picking ONE and sticking with it seems to be qkitter bit overwhelming. It is easy to look at all the opportunity around you and just be blind to the real possibilities.
There were almost no examples outside of the author himself. Sometimes you can get a list of 5 things to do to quit your job but nobody actually relates to it.
I mean, what was the real point? What would you be doing if you didn’t get paid for it?
View all 4 comments. You both are inspirational. I have to do all the rest. I also had never heard of the author so I wasn’t expected it to be as Christianity focused as it was at times. You may also like this book if you walk under double-rainbows all day and bleed Skittles.
Good book for people to get the stars out of their eyes and figure out what to do to do what you really like.
And, because I was chasing them irresponsibly,well, I guess you could say my dreams needed to pass some gas. Want to Read saving…. Dreams are too ephemeral, too deceitful. Thanks for getting him on my radar!
You may want to read ahead, but don’t give in to the temptation. Now I am older, wiser and hairier, and instead I take one step at a time which, when that step is walked alongside God, is tremendously exciting. The clicking noise in the background is me typing notes.
Jon Acuff manages to combine a great sense of humor with practical career advice in this book.