No. 90

What the Last Weeks Have Been Leading To

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Last weekend, there was an archery tournament.

Today, I resigned from my job.

My heart is still racing. And let me tell you — while I feel wildly free, I’m also a bit terrified. For the first time in my life, I won’t have a guaranteed paycheck anymore.

But for the first time in my life, I’m going to be wildly pursuing my dreams.

It’s time to write the books I have outlined though, and travel and feel vibrantly alive in every moment of my life. While I’m getting to work on those, I’ll be coding some WordPress sites to help with transition and pay the bills (because I’m a Capricorn and we’re practical).

I’ll be back here more too, once my schedule is figured out and a final day is set. I can’t wait to catch up with you.

It seems today’s dawn brought a brave new world with it.

About brandi

Brandi is a digital strategist, website developer, and founder of Alchemy+Aim, a company that helps entrepreneurs and business owners elevate their online presence and enhance their digital experience. Her academic background in theatre, philosophy and physics was the perfect foundation for launching her business, where she’s worked with Brené Brown, Laverne Cox, Judy Smith, and other notable thought leaders since 2013. She is an advocate for using technology in ways that humanize, connect and serve people as well as for asking deeper philosophical questions and teaching others to think more broadly about impact when they create, particularly in STEAM fields.

21 thoughts on “What the Last Weeks Have Been Leading To

  1. Yeah, yeah, yeah!!!! SO excited for you, girl. I can’t wait to watch/follow you on this journey.

    You inspire me more than you know! <3

  2. I am SO proud of you. I meant to email you back, but it’s been a week! You are going to be stellar at this next phase of your life. I can’t wait to see where this goes!

    1. I can’t wait to see what happens next either! Thank you for being so supportive, Kate. Even though I feel good about my decision, a little part of me is freaking out — and knowing I have friends out there like you totally helps calm me down.

  3. Congratulations for making the leap! If you ever need some encouragement, don’t hesitate to reach out. It’s a long row to plow but we’re all here rooting for you

  4. Brandi I am so incredibly excited for you! We “met” surrounding Holstee’s manifesto, and I can’t wait to see you live your dreams. I walked away from corporate 3 years ago, and it’s been a crazy but amazing ride ever since. Congratulations!

  5. BRANDI!

    I was starting to wonder what, exactly, was in the works. It’s this!

    You are so brave. What an incredible journey you’re about to begin! I look forward to hearing your adventures and hopefully reading even more of your wonderful words.

    and I forgot to ask before, how did that archery tournament go?

  6. Good luck! I did the same recently (sadly not to be as adventurous and productive as you) and I am sure this will be the best fun you’ve had yet.

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