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Source | Jeff Haden, Contributing Editor, .Inc
And some quit a job to start their own business, which to me is the best reason of all. (Keep in mind there are compelling reasons to hang on to your full-time job as long as you can while you get your startup going, which is at least initially easy since you can start a company in just a few hours.)
But there are a number of other reasons to quit your job, all falling under one main premise:
Life is just too short.
Life’s too short to go home every day feeling unfulfilled. Life’s too short to work for a terrible boss. Life’s too short to go home every day feeling taken for granted, feeling taken less than seriously, or feeling taken advantage of.
Life’s too short to not be as happy as you can be.
Say your grown daughter called and said, “I hate my job. I’m bored, frustrated, and feel like I’m going nowhere.” Wouldn’t you tell her to look for another job?
Shouldn’t you follow the same advice?
Here are reasons to stop being miserable and start looking for something better: