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Everyday Success – An 11-month ‘Mini Retirement’

Everyday Success – An 11-month ‘Mini Retirement’

The everyday success series is all about finding success from people doing their everyday things. However, in this interview, I wanted to highlight a different form of success. Related: Everyday Success with Matt from Distilled Dollar

Being in your mid 20s with a good paying job with a great work-life balance sounds like the dream for some people. However, that wasn’t the case for my friend, Derek. He wanted more.

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Everyday Success with Matt from Distilled Dollar

Everyday Success with Matt from Distilled Dollar

I read a lots of personal development blogs, personal finance blogs, and leadership blogs. One consistent theme among the three aforementioned categories is the praise of the uber-successful.

Rightfully so, as these people are the CEO’s, leaders, and most influential people of our time. It’s important to learn from these people. Obviously they’re doing some things right.

However, I think it’s equally important to look for success from those closest to us. Personally, it’s more inspirational to see a friend, acquaintance, or peer attain success. It creates this feeling that success is more attainable for me.

I think to myself – “If they can do it, so can I!”

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