Author Topic: The End of the Road: Should I Stay or Should I Go Part 2 - Medium  (Read 4413 times)

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It's about the US Army, but I thought some of the general principles apply (even when not in the military).  One of my former COs said it best:  "Your job won't take care of you when you're old.  Your family will."

We all face that decision in our careers, often more than once. Some make that decision early, others not until much later. In his recent post, Should I Stay or Should I Go, Major Jake Turner revisited a conversation with a disgruntled lieutenant colonel that caused him to consider when “enough was enough.” He offered four questions to gauge when the time is right to hang up the spurs, to call it a career.
“If you run into an a-hole in the morning, you ran into an a-hole. If you run into a-holes all day, you're the a-hole.”

- Raylan Givens, Justified (cleaned up for content)