If you didn't have to work for one year what would you do?
It's the equivalent to one year's salary.
What would you do with it?
Build that extension. Revamp your whole house. Install that dream kitchen.
Think Of It As Redundancy
Redundancy is often a catalyst for change.
weekend; counting them down until you retire and can finally do what you want.
In can throw a spanner in the cogs of that conveyor belt.
A redundancy can make or break us, if we let it.
your job behind and try something new, would that shift your attitude to risk?
If you tell yourself there wasn't a choice?
Our Life Changing Redundancies
with redundancy payouts.
inevitable grief over what you've lost, then the fear of uncertainty to come.
route up the HR ladder, because that was the easy option.
world of socail mobility, self-development and human potential that I would never have been aware
of if the fortunes of that factory had been different.
we should move to Bulgaria."
done just that. He'd invested in property in Bulgaria, renovated and flipped them and was making a
good living. He was planning to move there himself for a very different quality of life.
An experience that allowed us to learn more about ourselves, and each other, than we ever would
have hoped to learn had we stayed in the UK and Graham had just gone and got another job.
whole series of books while visiting a museum in Varna.
We ended up in the amazing city of Bristol, a place we'd visited for years but had never considered
living in. We've since fallen in love with the place and realised that, really, we're ubanites.
Life in rurual Somerset had never been satisfying for us, hence we spent most of our weekends
travelling to cities around Europe and southern England.
Would you quit your job and give yourself a year to try something new?