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Business people are pretty renowned for their work attire. Suits, button-ups, and ties dominate the dress code, and since there is so much negotiation to be done about the way that things ought to be run, much of the work done is completed behind a desk, on the phone, or stuffed up in a room somewhere conducting a business meeting or being stuck in one.

For people who love the outdoors, this doesn’t make a life in business sound very appealing. However, business shouldn’t have to be defined like this. That’s the beauty of the American capitalist system. If you’re an entrepreneur, you have an idea, and you’d like to in effect, be your own boss and not have to adhere to the rules of the business world and actually see and be in the outdoors every once in awhile, here are 3 ways you can involve your love of the outdoors within the constructs of business:

Get A Job That Allows You to Move

You could choose to have a job that is rather static and sedentary in nature, but why would you do that when there are so many options out there that allow you to move, and get out and see the world you love so much? You could start up your own business, based outdoors, or that incorporates the outdoors into its inner workings, but you could also just choose to franchise a company whose job is to go out into the world and deliver products to people. It’s your choice, in the end, but if you end up sitting behind a desk for 20 years, that’s completely your choice.

Start A Nature-Based Company

If you’re so passionate about the outdoors you could never imagine having a regular desk job, maybe it’s about time you decide to stop working for other people and you start a nature based company of your own. Become your own boss, take people on nature walks, walk people’s dogs, or figure out some other method of making money that is going to immerse you in the world abroad. Again, sitting behind a desk is okay for a lot of people, but for you, it might not be, so it’s completely up to you to do something about it.

Maximize Your Lunch Breaks

If you love the outdoors but you’re just not able to get a job that takes you outdoors or create a company of your own that focuses on the very thing that you love, you’re just going to have to maximize the job that you do have to make it serve your purposes. The easiest way you can do this is to take your lunch breaks to enjoy the outdoors for what they are. Eat on the roof, take a jog or a walk, and just make the most of your time. It’s simple, but a little nature and fresh air can go a long way.

Andy McGowan
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