Quitting Feels Like Death

When you first hear news of a co-worker resigning, it feels like a small death. Everything you’ve come to appreciate about them for so long will no longer be yours to enjoy, and they will be gone forever. Even though they gave two weeks notice, each day you are staring at a ghost. Their impending…

Careers are a prison sentence

Email from Lowell: My job for the federal government is full of people who treat it like a prison sentence. “I get to retire in 6 years, 13 weeks, and 3 days” they say like inmates enduring a long punishment until they can finally get free to do something of their own choosing and take…