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Podcast: How to leave your job and make the leap to soloist

Melissa Gerke was a public school teacher with a passion for copywriting. But when it came to swapping one career for the other, she took a long-term approach to ensure her financial security. In this episode, Melissa shares the steps she took to transition from a sure-thing government job into the world of freelancing.

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