About Tom Ewer
Hey! I’m Tom. I am a 27 year old guy from a town called Rugby in the UK. These days I am a freelance writer and a professional blogger. I make a living with my laptop and can work from anywhere in the world (as long as there is a power supply and an internet connection).
I have worked from my home in Rugby, my sister’s home in Texas, a condo in Colorado, a hotel room in Serbia, a cruise ship in the Atlantic and many other places. I am completely free from the constraints of a 9-to-5 job and live life on my own terms.
But it hasn’t always been like this. Not for a long at all in fact – my life was completely different just a few months ago.
I quit a lucrative and secure job at the end of 2011 to pursue a dream, which was to run my own successful business. I didn’t want someone else dictating how I should spend the majority of each working day — I wanted the freedom to do what I wanted in order to further myself.
It turns out that my rather bold decision to quit my job was a very good one as I am now producing a full-time income while only working part-time hours. That means I now have loads of time to work on all sorts of exciting projects, which I share here on Leaving Work Behind.
If you want to know more about me and my story, check these posts out:
- Passive Income Dreams and Freelancing Success: My Story So Far [Part I]
- Passive Income Dreams and Freelancing Success: My Story So Far [Part II]
- 38 Things I’ve Never Told You (or, the First Step to Making the Most of Yourself)
- Why I Am No Longer In A Rush To Get Rich
About Leaving Work Behind
My aim with this blog is to help as many people as I can to realize their own dreams of quitting their jobs and building their own online businesses.
I do this by sharing, in detail, my own stories and experiences. If I have succeeded in something, you can learn about it here. If I have failed, you can read about that too. I am completely transparent in sharing everything relating to my online businesses.
I firmly believe that there is no reason why almost anyone can’t follow the same path as me. I am sure that you can match or exceed my achievements and this blog is my way of teaching you how to do just that.
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If you want to start reading my best content then head over to my Start Here page — all of my best posts are listed there!
Alternatively, if you’re interested in finding out more about the tools I use and recommend, check out my Resources page.
Or perhaps you want to see how my income has grown from the day I decided to quit my job? Check out my income reports.
Finally, if you want to digest everything on the blog here then check out my Archives page.
Please enjoy, and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch!