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Enduring Back to Back Layoffs

Enduring Back to Back Layoffs

[ 0 ] September 25, 2011

Neither smarts, accomplishments, nor a close-knit Spanish family, could shield a fiercely independent woman from being laid off again. To her it felt like a sledgehammer. In 2008, Johanna Grisolia, at 52, was laid off from her fourth corporate position over the course of 20 years. I will plant my heart in the garden of my [...]

Arthur is Happy and Rich

How Losing My Job Made Me Rich

[ 4 ] July 23, 2011

I quit my job and began seeking my ideal life May 30th. Memorial Day signified remembering who I was before I fully vested in a relationship that paid no dividends. Now I’m free, grateful, more grounded than I’ve ever been, and Aquafina clear on my dream of becoming an author, publicist to powerful women, friend [...]