What It's About
Should I stay or should I go? A listener needs advice in this time of uncertainty.
Notes from Chris
Episode 1190A listener wants to know: “With the downturn in this economy, should I quit my job?” I’ve been hearing from a lot of people in a time of transition one way or another. It’s good to go case-by-case and look at different examples—one individual often serves as a proxy for lots of people who are wondering the same thing. Side note, when you send me these questions, include some detail about your business so I can be more helpful. But I think I still have a good general answer with some questions you can ask yourself when facing this issue during the difficult time that we’re all in.
"Hi, Chris. This is Sanjay from New York. I'm listening to the show for a while now and this is my first chance actually to ask a question. So I was about to make a leap from a corporate job to something more independent, kind of striking out on my own. I was very excited about it, but now I'm a little torn with everything that's going on. On the one hand, I'm thinking of making a move like this seems incredibly risky and maybe even a little foolish at a time like this when when the economy is doing so poorly. But on the other hand, I recognize there's never really a good time to take a leap of faith. And sometimes down moments are actually when, you know, when the greatest opportunities arise. So I'm just curious if you have any thoughts or perspective for how do I how do I think about that and determine if this is the right time?"Listen to today's episode to learn more...
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