The future (and some news)

I have some pretty big news.

Today is my last day working at my advertising agency Net#work BBDO. I’ve been here for a year and have loved the people, the cool clients and agency life, but i’ve also been involved in a lot of cool things outside my day job that have started to take over significantly.

So I took the leap and resigned at the beginning of the month. (eek)

It’s a huuge, exciting risk adventure and I think most people think i’m crazy for doing it but why not? Who says you have to work in the corporate world for x years and do this and do that. You don’t always have to do what everyone else is doing, and i’m quite keen to give this thing a try ; ) at least while i’m still young and foolish.

I love this quote by E.E. Cummings.

“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting”

We have a crazy December and a lot of cool things lined up for next year but if you need or know of anyone who needs a freelance photographer or designer please let me know : ) I am available for part time work.

(I’m also pretty keen to change some things around here on EmmaJaneNation in the next few months to make it more awesome and more worth your time ; ) so look out for some new things here too.)

Have your say

  • Chanel

    Wow em, I’m very excited for you!

    You’ve done what so many people fear and I totally salute you 🙂


  • Yoonay

    All the best lady and good luck! wishing you a bright and very successful future! So proud of you for taking the leap, Brave lady you 😉

  • Monique

    That’s awesome news emma! i’m all for following dreams and getting out of the rat race. i recently took the plunge and resigned from my full-time job for an awesome part-time position. I’m looking forward to new challenges and having more time to work on creative projects I’ve been dreaming about. All the best for your new adventure 🙂

  • Ronell Botes

    Ahh that is super exciting Em!
    I wish you all the best and may it be fun, surprising and everything you never expected!
    Good luck lady!

    p.s ill keep you in mind for any work 😀

  • rebecca

    Exciting Em!!! You will never look back!
    x x x

  • Tunet Jordaan

    Yes. I Do!
    My blog needs a Redesign. 🙂

  • Cheryl A

    Good Luck and Congrats!
    You’ve gotta go with your gut, take risks and Do what makes you Happy.

  • Jessica Swart


    The greater the risk, the greater the reward. There are so many bright things on your horizon

  • sam fox

    Congrats missy!! I know you will keep yourself super busy!! xoxo

  • Sonia ZD

    Emma!! Great news!
    Good luck!
    Sonia xx

  • JEn Searle

    Congrats, what an exciting adventure!

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