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Don’t beat the system; opt out!
“If you want to get something done, you give it to a busy mom.”
That was the answer that Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary got when he asked a female CEO why women ran the only profitable companies in his investment portfolio.
If you haven’t seen Shark Tank, it’s worth watching. It’s a reality show where hopeful entrepreneurs “present their ideas to the sharks in the tank—five titans of industry who made their own dreams a reality and turned their ideas into lucrative empires.” The goal is to get one of the sharks to invest in your idea.
It was going to end badly….
My boss screamed at me in front of my colleagues. I had done something wrong of course. I had sent a product to the client without debugging it thoroughly. It was my fault. But I don’t like being yelled at.
And fortunately I was sitting on a job offer that I decided to take that moment.
So the next day I said the magic words, “I quit my JOB”.