Five years after graduation, I found myself in a pivotal moment. One morning I
was looking at myself in the mirror after experiencing ageism, sexism, bullying,
and harassment from an inexperienced boss. I had to make a decision – stay or go?
I made the very difficult decision to walk away from a job I had thrown my entire
self into. I had started as an intern and worked my way up to COO. However, I knew that if I allowed that level of disrespect from someone who wasn’t worthy to have an
opinion of me, then how could I respect myself?
I had an opportunity laid before me that I hadn’t had in a long time. I could
choose what I wanted to do. But, isn’t that the most troubling question adults
face – what do I want to do? I’m lucky enough to say that I actually discovered
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