retirementMany of us have worked in the corporate world where much is required and sometimes little is given. Expectations are high and hours are long in most Fortune 500 companies. As a former employee of General Electric, I can honestly say I worked very hard for minimal pay. At the time, I was thrilled with the pay, the corporate environment and my job title.

I enjoyed living in my little cubicle office in Barrington, Illinois. Don’t get me wrong, I loved my job and the career path I was on. I appreciate all the experience I garnered along the way. What I missed though was the time with family, the flexibility to work on my schedule and the stress free environment I now experience from home.

As we get older and dare I say wiser, we learn what is important. For me it was the death of a dear brother who worked tirelessly at his corporate management job and had nothing to show for it when he died at age 42.

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If I am going to get involved with a business, for me intregrity is vital. I was glad to find a company with intregity. It does not hurt that they have an amazing compensation plan. It is absolutely possible for you to earn $1500 in your first week alone. Now some prefer an extra $500 a month and some prefer $20,000 a month. The choice is yours, you work the business to meet your goals just like in corporate America.

Do I regret leaving the corporate world? Not on your life. I am Lynette Henk, XO Healthy Chocolate member. I can be reached at 941-216-5727, [email protected] or at

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