Meagan and I were sitting in a fresh sleek café that opened near the Museum of Modern Art. Over a Sauvignon Blanc (mine) and an appletini (hers), Meagan gleefully shared she was officially “in transition.” She had resigned her job and was preparing to start her own business … when her non-compete ran out. To fill the time, she had 9 months of travel adventures lined up—Thailand, Italy, London—and I salivated at all of it. “When I get back,” she said, “I want to be able to run my business from my laptop.” A seed was planted.
I’m not there yet, but gradually moving in that direction. Tested it a little when out of town at town back-to-back conferences the past couple of weeks. And you know what? It worked. The world didn’t come to an end.
But one thing’s for sure: I couldn’t have done it without my team. My support staff. The other attorneys I rely on. My virtual marketing crew.
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