Well, nothing’s really wrong with the life I have at this point. But there comes a time when an opportunity stares at you right in the face, and you just have to acknowledge it and take hold of it- simply because it’s just ripe with endless possibilities.
I am taking a trip to the United States once again (in May) to carve out a new life for myself (and for my fiancee). I’d like to get some business done, check out how the properties are doing, maybe even continue my education, or at least pick up a new skillset or two.
And while I do have family there, the ultimate goal really is to be as independent as possible. All these years of living on my own has actually done its job to give me that needed boost of confidence and a strong belief that I can handle this without breaking a sweat.
So everything now is geared towards preparing for that trip in May. I’ve taken a more active effort in stepping up my activity online- because online assets can be managed anywhere in the world- so long as you have a trusty laptop and a decent internet connection.
For me, that means taking in more writing jobs, managing more blogs (clients’ and my own) , dabbling even more with internet marketing, and dipping my fingers into e-commerce as well.
I have to admit: for a while there, I was really iffy about relocating somewhere else, mainly because I saw my personal network of contacts, suppliers and business partners as a key strength, and something that couldn’t come into play if I move to, say, Los Angeles. Now I realize that, that network of mine can still very much work out for me- if I look at it through entrepreneurs’ eyes. Especially with the internet and the ease of travel and communication- you just have to look at it differently now.
With that, I start organizing my stuff, deciding which ones I take with me, ship out, store elsewhere, stash away for safekeeping, or just give away. I’ve been converting all my songs, TV shows, games and movies into digital media- so I could take a couple of hard disks with me instead of a whole slew of CDs and DVDs.
So much needs to be done, but I’m happy I’m doing this.