Dealing with a Termination
It was two years ago almost to the day that I was faced with the final day of my 20+ year career. My job here in Moncton, New Brunswick was Terminated.
On November 9, 2010 my â€˜Dear Dougâ€™ letter finally arrived on my desk.
It is with regret that we must inform you that due the forthcoming change for the Industrial Products Business Group, your position will unfortunately be eliminated. As such, I am writing to provide you with formal written notice that your last day of employment will be December 31, 2010.
For three months leading up to this I was faced with the challenge of negotiating this â€˜termination/exitâ€™ package and considering my new career path alternatives.
Staying in the corporate world would have required a move with my kids to Toronto or the U.S. and I did not want to uproot the family from a life that living in the Maritimes offers.
Living with Determination
During my adult life I have gone through tremendous personal challenges. Even becoming a single dad raising three young children while managing busy corporate executive demands.
I learned to stay focused and remained committed, juggling all that life threw at me.
A significant career advancement and change in companies in 2005 lead me to the Moncton area from Halifax, to be the Director of Sourcing & Marketing for the Canadian division of a large global company.
We fell in love with the city, the lifestyle and the kids had become ‘at home’ and settled in their new city.
A Big Decision to Make
That fateful day in November left me facing one of the biggest life decisions I would ever make. Should I seek out a new path or follow my career? I could follow my deepest desire…a dream I had carried inside for many years to be self-employed working full-time from home.
While I had always enjoyed my career, its rewards and the many challenges of successfully advancing up through the corporate ranks, there was always something missing inside.
In late 2009 I was presented with a home business opportunity that allowed me to develop a passive income from home, on a part-time basis and to improve my health. This business started to fulfill my dream, a passion I was missing.
The part-time business was doing well at the time and showed significant opportunity for growth.
With much contemplation I decided to take the plunge and make this my new full-time focus. It was a big move and not many believed I was going to follow through or could be successful outside of an industry that was common for â€œrecyclingâ€ people.
Looking Ahead to 2013
This has been the most exciting and rewarding journey of my life. Today at 43, I am feeling the best of I have felt in over 20 years. I am following my dream with passion and determination of being self-employed working from home.
I am so grateful for my life today – my family, my health and for having discovered the Matcha opportunity, as it has been the road to securing a financial future for my family, as well as maintaining my health and lifestyle.
Now I start my day Bios Life Matcha every day, its get me up in the morning and I have more energy than I had when I was in my teens.
I now prepare for 2013, my third year working from home. I reflect back on all that has been accomplished the past two years. The next twelve months is going to be the most incredible time as we enter the next big trend that is known as the home business revolution.
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