The child of a lobster fisherman in a tiny South Australian coastal town, country singer-songwriter Bill Chambers always followed his heart—from raising his young family as a fox hunter in the Outback to touring around the world as part of his famous daughter Kasey’s band.
Rick Ridgeway turned his passion for mountain landscapes and environmental conservation into a life as a mountaineer, writer, photographer, filmmaker, and, today, vice president of public engagement at the outdoor company Patagonia.
More than a third of all Americans today gain income from freelance work. And with telecommuting and flexible work schedules, even traditional employment is changing. How can you craft your work to create a fulfilling life? My new blog series—profiling people who are creating the life they want—provides a playbook on how to do this.