weight lifted

So I’ve been keeping a secret for the past few weeks. It’s been a monkey on my back – in a positive, happy kinda way.

After 7 years with a company I thought I’d spend the rest of my life at – I resigned. The 5 weeks before my resignation were a whirlwind. I wasn’t job hunting – even though I wasn’t happy. All I did was join LinkedIn – and in the words of Sheldon Cooper – !bazinga!… someone reached out. ¬†Things moved quickly and I was offered a really cool job.

As with all we do in my little unit – we talked/obsessed/freaked it out. Can we do it? Do I give up the holy grail of working from home for a long commute? Can we do it? Are we crazy? Yep.Yes.Yep. And of course we are.

We decided to jump in head first – as is our habit.

The saddest part in all this excitement and happiness is my team. It’s been a long, funny, hard, frustrating ride – and I’ll miss every moment of it. Well…not every moment. But I’ll miss them.

So in a couple of weeks – right before the holidays – I’ll start my new adventure.

It feels good to talk about it. To not hide it. It makes it feel real (because I’m a true product of the times and things don’t feel real until they are on social media. There. I said it).

Phew. That felt good to get out. Wish me luck. I’m stepping in. Going for it.

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13 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Christine Kissel
    Dec 03, 2013 @ 09:21:56

    I wish you the best of luck and I am certain you will be even more successful. I am very happy for you and I hope you find another great team to work with. I know how important that is. Much love, C

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  2. Bill Mc.
    Dec 03, 2013 @ 09:39:09

    So happy for you, Neha.

    Reply

  3. rushmorejudd
    Dec 03, 2013 @ 12:24:09

    Good luck with the new job. I hope it exceeds your expectations.

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  4. Kris
    Dec 03, 2013 @ 12:41:15

    Good for you Neha!!! Good luck with your new adventure!

    Reply

  5. Renay
    Dec 03, 2013 @ 17:00:31

    Good for you! I’m a firm believer that life is too short to do something you’re not entirely happy with. Good luck with the next chapter!

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  6. B.
    Dec 03, 2013 @ 17:26:18

    New jobs are so exciting! Good luck!

    Reply

  7. Thoughts and Rants in Jogging Pants
    Dec 05, 2013 @ 21:56:25

    Hope it works out!

    Reply

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