Rhonda Cagle

What I Do vs. Who I Am

In Uncategorized on June 20, 2013 at 8:09 pm

After 20 years of self-employment, I recently accepted a job offer. It’s the first time in most of my adult life that I’ve had a regular paycheck, health care benefits, 401k plan, and paid vacation and sick time.

I almost turned it down.

You see, being self-employed wasn’t how I explained what I do for a living. It’s an innate part of who I am. At the end of the month, when the bills got paid and there was food on the table, it was the direct result of my ability to hustle, work hard, and God’s grace in the process.

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I’m writing about the transition from self-employed to senior vice president of communications for a national education organization in my latest column for The Arizona Republic. You can read and join in the conversation http://t.co/iqzcYfdiPB.

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