A 9-5 work day and 40 hour work week is something that was created 200 years ago (literally) to support fairer working conditions for factory workers during the industrial revolution. The fact that we are still working in this manner 200 years later, when the work we do, and how we live our lives has changed considerably is just CRAZY. For a long time, I’ve … Continue reading This organisation allows you to work on your own terms.
To me the following females embody everything Darcy Adventures is about. Bad ass bitches making a name for themselves in less than conventional ways, being themselves, and nailing it. 1. Lauren Bullen of @gypsea_lust Instagram following: 1.6m Starting out simply as an account for her to share her passion for photography, Lauren’s Instagram account quickly blew up at when Insta community became obsessed with her lust-worthy photos, … Continue reading 3 Bad-Ass Digital Nomads you need to be following.
After a lot of soul searching, I have decided that I’m finally ready to be my own boss. I always had an inkling that I wanted this, but it’s easy to get caught up in the rat race and find yourself stuck working for someone else. I always made the excuse that the timing wasn’t right, that I need to gain more experience, that I’d make … Continue reading 7 signs you’re ready to be your own boss.
Ok guys, here we go, BIG BOLD CLAIM! I am putting it out to the internet land my very own challenge to be financially free by 2018. Eeek. I pledge that I will do everything and anything I can to allow me to be able to leave my 9-5 job for good by the start of 2018. That’s 8 months to get my shit together. … Continue reading The Darcy Challenge: Financially Free by 2018
I grew up hearing the same cliche that I’m sure plenty of you were taught too – in order to be successful you need to graduate from high school, do well at university, get a 9-5 job, then proceed to ‘climb the ladder’ to success. For my entire adult life I’ve been trying to pursue this illusive ‘success’, but over the last three years in … Continue reading 5 reasons I’m saying ‘fuck off’ to the 9-5 job.
I came across this video today and it struck a particular chord with me. It feels like one of the most common questions twenty-somethings ponder is “What do I really want to do with my life?”, and this video encourages you think about that proposition in it’s most rawest form. If money was NO object, what would you do? Given that I jus had a … Continue reading What if money was no object? What would you do?
If you have not yet come across Lisa Messenger or the magazine she is editor-in-chief of, Renegade Collective, you need to CANCEL all your plans and go out and grab yourself a copy RIGHT NOW. RIGHT NOW. Hands down the most inspiring magazine for business women on the market – I’m obsessed with it, and in turn, obsessed with Lisa Messenger. If you are sick of … Continue reading Book Review: Daring & Disruptive by Lisa Messenger