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161 Powerful Living – Leaving the classroom

While he had tenure, job security, was in good standing with his peers and respected by his students, there was a tug in his spirit that pulled him toward a life and a lifestyle that required more freedom and flexibility than what was available in his classroom.

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And, while it took plenty of prayer, patience, and a healthy dose of self-reflection, once he realized his academic season was winding to a close, his prospects and possibilities started to show a new side.

Tim, from Illinois, joins us on the show and talks about his transition from academia to entrepreneurship.

Two key things he learned in the process: 

He had become very dependent on his employer.

Once he made the decision to step away and do his own thing, it triggered a slew of other clarifying, empowering choices.

As one of his last official acts as a classroom professor, he wrote  personalized notes to each of his students thanking them for the opportunity to instruct them and to encourage them to live with passion.

Need a few options? Let’s talk it through.

Visit Tim’s site.

Thinking about becoming a coach? Listen to this podcast first. 

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Tags: academia, clarifying, classroom, decisions, empowering, flexibility, freedom, job, passion, patience, More…prayer, professor, security, self-reflection, student, tenure

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