Career change author and coach Valerie Young writes about life circumstances that may be challenging, but also lead to creative growth and success.
Some people find their calling as a result of a wake up call.
It might be the death of a loved one, a health crisis, or the loss of a job…
[Here are] seven people who took adversity, bad habits, betrayal, and loss and turned these sour experiences into satisfying livelihoods.
Sometimes a bad experience can lead you to see the humor in life.
And if you’re smart, and have a gift and are willing to hone it, then you can find a way to sell that humor to others.
That’s what cubicle-dweller turned-cartoonist Scott Adams did.
Adams’ used his mind-numbing experience in corporate America as the inspiration for his management lampooning cartoon Dilbert.
Today his internationally-syndicated cartoon is read by millions and his cubicle is a distant, and at the same time, continuously profitable memory.
From article How to Turn a Negative Experience Into a Positive Way to Make a Living Without a Job, by Valerie Young.