This past Monday at half time of the Eagles vs Giants Monday Night football game Disney put its marketing magic to work and showed the final trailer for the much anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The movie is still about two months away but has already shattered movie ticket sales and is set to be the biggest box office of the year. I’ll admit the trailer left me a little underwhelmed (and I have only since seen in the one time) but that doesn’t mean it won’t be one of the few movie experiences I actually remember forever.
Exactly one year ago today I quit my job.
We don’t often speak of it that way but that’s what I did. I’ve worked since I was fourteen years old and I’d never quit a job, ever. I can tell you that no one was as shocked as me (and more than a few people were shocked) and it came as such a surprise that even I was blindsided.
In fairness the job I quit wasn’t really the job I quit, the one I truly quit was the one I gave the appropriate two weeks notice and left for another job. Unfortunately the job I left for was the wrong job but I took it because I knew the job I was leaving was probably going to kill me. The job I took had promise and seemed in theory a good fit for me but after about a month I realized I couldn’t have been more wrong. The job seemed to fit all my interests and the people there were nice but the more I talked about it to others the more I realized it wasn’t going to be for me.