Pursuit of Happiness
Almost three years ago, I quit my job to pursue my passion of becoming Software Developer which has been long dream of mine since childhood. At the time, I had wife and two-year-old who depended on me to support and any decision of quitting my job to pursue dream was difficult. This is because I had to abandon my personal responsibility of taking care my family, but I also knew that unless I take risk with my life for the greater good nobody would hand me an opportunity unless I seek for it and I will be saying what if for the rest of my life. It had been constant struggle in mind for month until I read how Jeff Bezos left six figure salary to start Amazon and it validated my inner thought of pursing my passion. Two months later, I quit my job and signed up coding bootcamp called the Software Guild in Minneapolis and after gruesome 4 months I landed my first job as developer and I am excited that I took that incridible step of pursing my passion.
If I had not made that decision, I would be stuck cubical somewhere in Minneapolis counting the hours when the day would be over.
We Don’t choose our passion, but we can choose to follow it. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/07/amazon-and-blue-origins-jeff-bezos-on-identifying-your-passion.html