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What advice do you have on how to quit your job to do something you love?

Now i am 25,do a job as project qulity engineer,daily work is with the product and industrialization engineer together deal with the problems occur the process,which is from the design period to the production.
Although the new model developping in the china is a new structure for our,but is have the similar model in the other developed country such as the Europe countrys,just have some little change in the model,but still have many problems because of the poor equipment and the technique,in china neither the precision or the stability is so behind the developed country.
And our project team (such as the product engineer,quality engineer,project manager is not have so many experiences in the industrialization,althought our company as a supplier to the peugeot)

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  • Jan 12 2012: I wouldn't 'quit' your job, I would focus more on 'transition' out of it; Keeping it as a safety net to fall back onto if what you love doesn't work out as well as you hoped.

    That being said: No regrets.
    The one thing worse than failure is never knowing if you could have failed.
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    Jan 12 2012: In today's economy (except for your homeland) I would advise you to learn to love the job you are fortunate enough to have.
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      Jan 13 2012: What a sad way to look at things. =/
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        Jan 13 2012: Agreed Amanda. Ours is a sad state of affairs. I do not wish to diminish your expressions of courage and hope for improving one's lot in life. But, if you have a job, don't be too hasty to give it up. Thanks.
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    Jan 13 2012: First, close your eyes. (okay, you might want to finish reading what I have to say before you close them, but you know what I mean!)

    Second, picture yourself with a new job, or as the owner of your own enterprise. Your in a position where you get to do what you love to do. You get to help people and contribute to the world in a great way, and you get paid pretty well for it to boot! Can you see yourself there? What do you look like when your happy, successful and employed in a way that fulfills your deepest needs? Are you smiling? happy? relaxed? motivated? certain? confident?

    Good.

    Now that you've already achieved your real goal, which is to do something you love, are good at, all you have to do is figure out what you are going to tell you boss when you let them know you've received a great offer for your dream job. Nothing hard about that at all, is there?
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    Jan 12 2012: I agree with Edward.

    And have to mention that Peugeot may not love your post :-)
    And machine translation still sucks.