Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Listography - My Top 5 Decisions

Once again I am joining the fabulous Kate Takes 5 for Listography. Kate has made me think about the choices I've made to get where I am today. Wow, here goes...

My Top 5 Decisions I'm Glad I Made.

1. Not going to University.

I really didn't have a clear picture of what I wanted to do when I left school. After year 12 I had had enough of studying so I deferred my Uni placement and joined a bank. I started at the bottom, operating an encoding machine, then teller, and worked my way up to Manager. I loved my job - dealing with people, solving problems and analysing companies. I don't regret for a second not going to Uni.

2. Buying property.

My Dad always said that I should buy property, whether it be to live in or as an investment. I think he was right.

3. Starting my own little business.

After 17 years with the bank, I was introduced to a life-changing opportunity to own my own business. After much deliberation and analysis of cash flow and business plans, I took my long service leave and gave it a go. It certainly has been a challenge!

4. Moving from Sydney back to Canberra.

For most of my primary and high school years I lived in Canberra before moving to Sydney to complete years 11 & 12. In 2003 I hit a major rough patch in my love life and moved back to Canberra. It was a huge move, but I had the support of friends and family - and I love living in this wonderful city.

5. Asking my future husband out to the movies.

Taking a chance on asking a workmate out to the movies was a huge step towards finding Mr. Right... now we are married with a gorgeous 4 year old. Fabulous!

Thanks Kate - this has been a very interesting list to make. If you would like to join in too, take a look at Kate Takes 5!

Oh, and before you go, please head over to sign the petition at Save the Children and see Thinly Spread for Kate's inspiration for Listography this week.

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  1. Fab list - I love that you were the one to ask your husband out. Girl power!!

  2. oh I asked my hubbie to marry me too! Go us! Lovely post x


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