Here’s what I learned after quitting my 6-figure job.

At 29 years old, I had it all.

A cushy 6-figure job, owned a home, a BMW, a great girlfriend, a Corgi puppy, no debt, and quite frankly, an easy life.

There was only one problem. I was miserable.

I just kept thinking, is this it?

For a while, I…

Lessons from my 7-figure mentor

If you’re an expert in almost anything, you can build a personal brand business around your passion.

I’ve been fascinated with the digital education industry and personal branding since 2016 when I bought my first online course. …


How to land clients in any niche as a writer

Freelance writing is pretty easy if you have one thing — clients. Unlike running your own blog, with freelancing, all you do is write content for other people’s businesses.

Of course, there are other intricacies, but that’s the gist of it. …

Quit assuming the worst

Five years ago, I hit publish for the first time.

At the time, I was stuck in a 9–5 career I hated. My job was in sales, but I studied finance on the side as I was determined to retire early.

I openly shared all I knew with friends and…

#38: Learn to love failure

There’s never been a better time to share your gifts with the world using Medium.

But if you’re just starting out in your writing journey, it’s easy to get intimidated by the platform.

You might be thinking:

  • No one will even read my stuff.
  • Is it even worth it to…

This Harvard study will change everything

Everyone wants to be more productive.

But in today’s busy world where every media outlet wants your attention, staying focused is harder than ever. When I quit my corporate job in 2017 to become a full-time blogger, I quickly learned how bad my productivity was.

There would be days where…

How to monetize your passion

I was side hustling before it was cool.

At age seven my cousin and I sold lemonade at garage sales (seriously… hope you’re proud Gary Vaynerchuk).

At age 10, I sold “Mike’s Weekly Mixtape”, a CD I burnt and sold to my friends for $3 thanks to Napster and dial…

#2: A unique methodology

When I first started selling online courses in 2018, I thought all I needed was a blog, some course modules, and a few emails before I started making sales.

At the time, I saw so many influencers and entrepreneurs selling courses about everything from Pinterest, email marketing, social media, and…

How to write a high-converting offer

Copywriting: How to write sale page copy

You can make a full-time living selling your expertise.

We’re living in a time unlike any other in the history of the world. If you hate your job and want to make money as a digital entrepreneur, you 100% can.

Imagine earning a full-time income teaching people a topic that…

Use these to keep going when you want to quit

I’ve always been a hustler.

My earliest side hustle started when I was 10 years old. I downloaded songs via Napster with dial-up internet and burnt CD’s for my friends in middle school. Since then, I’ve been hooked on entrepreneurship.

After that I started selling golf clubs for old people…

Michael Leonard

Inspirational Writer, Coach, & Creator of Inspire Your Success Podcast. Learn how to find your 1st writing client FAST—>

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