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I quit my management consulting job to teach flying trapeze. I make way less money, but following my dream has been worth it

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

David Paasche. Courtesy of David Paasche
David Paasche is a flying trapeze instructor in Dallas who left consulting to do circus full-time.
He was nearing a six-figure salary and now makes $15 an hour, but he's more fulfilled and happier.
Here's what his job is like, as told to writer Christine Gilbert.
This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with David Paasche, a 25-year-old flying trapeze instructor in Dallas, Texas, about his job. It has been edited for length and clarity. I grew up in New Jersey and went to Brown University for undergrad. My first experience with partner...
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