Former Corporate Sales Trainer Is the Latest Addition to AWAI’s “Wall of Fame”
Congratulations to Tom Kavala, the latest addition to AWAI’s “Wall of Fame.”
Not too long ago, Tom had a very demanding schedule working full-time as a sales trainer for multi-national corporations, including Coca-Cola. It meant working in a new city every day of the week, only coming home for weekends.
All that changed one day, when he realized he’d been away from home so much his own dog didn’t seem to recognize him anymore. He decided something had to change. He couldn’t keep working so hard and traveling so much.
He finally got to work on the Accelerated Program for Six-Figure Copywriting he had purchased almost a year earlier. And he figured out ways to drum up some part-time copywriting business while still working at his full-time corporate job.
The following year he was able to walk away from his job completely.
Now Tom works 7-8 hours a day from home as a freelance copywriter and consultant. His new routine allows for plenty of “discretionary time” in the afternoons to do whatever he wants … take his wife out to lunch, go shopping, or take the dog for a run.
“I work where I want, when I want, doing what I want, for whom I want,” says Tom.
His favorite niches to write for are health, B2B, and self-help markets dealing with motivation and entrepreneurship.
Tom says he knew he was living “the writer’s life” when he opened the glove compartment in his car one day and found the last three months’ worth of paychecks from his job that he hadn’t cashed.
“Never, ever give up,” says Tom. “The money in copywriting is so good; it’s worth doing poorly in the beginning until you learn to do it well.”
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