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"Passion or Weakness?"

Written by Kathy Stone

“Passion Or Weakness?” By Kathy Stone

O.K., I did it. I usedrepparttar internet too much at work and lost my job over it. In my exit interview, when they told me they would have to terminate me – I feebly replied “It’s a weakness.” Oh, how I could have kicked myself driving home. When will I learn to keep my mouth shut?

I think this isrepparttar 117784 best thing that has happened to me, it gives me time to think – re-evaluate my life. Don’t risk your job like I did, though. I was burnt out and not thinking straight and obviously violated company policy. This article may possibly help you get a grip and save your job.

You’d think I would be worried about coming home and telling my husband and daughter about losing my job – instead, all I could think was, it’s not a weakness – it’s my PASSION.

I had been with this company for almost 15 years, but I just never seemed to fit in. I was making good money, but there was a price to pay for that I guess I just chose not to deliver on. When 5:00 hit, I was going HOME - I had a job to do there.

I kept a saying underneath my adding machine that read: “The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy” (by Malcombe S. Forbes)

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