I Quit!

Being April 1st, getting spring fever, seeing friends who have gone on to better things – these can all give you the urge to just turn in your resignation letter and just say “I Quit!”  Well, here’s help.  This site makes it very easy to play out that fantasy.  You can identify all the unique characteristics of your job, pinpoint your feelings about your boss, list your next career (aroma therapist) and in general, vent your job frustration.  Then hit “Write it” and you will see your instant customized Resignation Letter. Just make sure your current boss isn’t looking over your … Read More

Winners do quit – quickly and often

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Winners never quit, quitters never win.”  Is that really true?  Does that mean that if you’re driving from Detroit to Miami and you suddenly realize you’re actually headed for Savannah you would simply continue on?  Or even speed up?  Or just “try harder?” Of course not – you would immediately correct your direction, even if it meant going back to Atlanta to get back on the right road.   Why is it that in jobs or businesses people often believe that if they just persist, somehow things will get better?  And that they need … Read More

When is it time to leave?

Here’s an email question from a reader on – when to leave a job. Dan, I know that you and Dave Ramsey are close, and I listen to you both and notice a lot of consistencies. One thing Dave mentioned the other day was that people need to occasionally look at their possessions, like a boat, and decide if they would buy it all over again.  If the answer is ever “no”, then they should sell it. I was listening to one of your podcasts from the spring and a man was asking how to know when to move on … Read More

It might be time to quit when…..

For six years I had a radio show on Sunday nights, giving me a new appreciation for people who dreaded going to work on Monday morning.  Callers shared concerns, fears and disgust about what they were facing the next day. One client who came to me in that time was 52 yr-old Liz, who, after 24 years of faithful service – walked out of her high level corporate job two weeks prior to contacting me.  She described the high stress, the layers of poor management, and the gross inefficiency.  I hear lots of reasons for leaving a job including a … Read More

Winners Never Quit – Baloney!

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Winners never quit, quitters never win.”  Is that really true?  Does that mean that if you’re driving from Detroit to Miami and you suddenly realize you’re actually headed for Savannah you would simply continue on?  Or even speed up?  Or just “try harder?” Of course not – you would immediately correct your direction, even if it meant going back to Atlanta to get back on the right road. Why is it that in jobs or businesses people often believe that if they just persist, somehow things will get better?  And that they need to be … Read More