This guest article was written by Mike Carcerano and shares his experience about an all-too familiar feeling when the world is coming down and the cards are stacked against you. How our peers choose to interact with us during this stressful time can mean all the difference.
In 2016, I quit my job of 9+ years, became debt free, networked with some incredible people, started my first GoFundMe campaign, started my own website, co-founded a new business project, went to more music festivals and gaming events than I can remember, qualified for my first Credit Card in over 8 years while earning 110,705 bonus point miles my very first month and discovered how to wake up every day with a sense of purpose.
I never thought that my life would change so drastically in such a short period of time. It’s crazy to think that this all happened because I took that first step to pursuing my own dreams just a short while prior. It’s definitely been my best and most life changing year to date and the beginning on an exciting journey ahead.
Here is how I did this December and what my plans are for 2017 and beyond.
For the sake of completion on a year in review, I decided to also include the totals of each of my income streams for all of 2016 as well.