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How do you define "work out?" Length of job, congenial environment or...?
Having worked a lot of start-ups, I'm accustomed to jobs at new companies
not lasting much longer than two or three years (my "personal best" since
moving from engineering to technical writing has been five years), and it
doesn't seem to make any difference whether I decided to leave because the
bloom wore off the rose or because the roots rotted out from below and I
didn't recognize it in time (thankfully, that's only happened twice in 20
On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 12:36 PM, William Sherman <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com
> I'm superstitious. I have never left a job for another and had the next
> one work out, so I simply don't anymore.
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