It’s been an eventful 8 months since I left my old job. Maximum Baby was born, learned to eat solid foods and now zooms around the floor. I joined a team in product development and helped them through some tough changes. I’ve done some work I’m proud of and folks have told me I’ve actually made some impact. The people are smart, funny and hardworking. I’ve also been balancing that with Professor Baby and my outside projects.
However, I’ve gotten a great opportunity and I’ve found the best parts of my life have come from not being afraid and saying yes to the new. I’m taking 2 weeks off and then starting as head of software development at a smaller place. I’m extremely excited to get started and be the kind of leader I’ve always wanted to work with.
Right now, I’m probably at the Irish American toasting a good run with my latest set of friends.
For the last 9 years I’ve worked at the same place – doing a lot of very different things. I’ve had a chance to learn so very much and (hopefully) grow as a person. It’s a place where I know almost all of the people, know how everything works, and know how to get things done.
It’s very comfortable.
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It is hard to say goodbye to old friends.