Setting Timelines

One of the commenters in my last post warned that I unless I quit now, odds are pretty good that I will stay in my current position for awhile.  And he/she’s right.  Inertia is a powerful force.  While I’ve been mentally preparing myself to leave, I haven’t actually left yet.  So I decided to set a timeline for my departure.

Who would have thought quitting a job could be so complicated?  Sure I could just quit tomorrow, but I’m trying not to burn any bridges here.  Given my current commitments, the earliest I can quit is February 2010.  Even quitting then means I would be quitting four months before my next trial.

My lease is up at the end of May 2010.  If I quit, I *have* to move.  If I wanted to leave as early as possible, I could give notice on February 1st and leave at the end of the month so I can transition everything over.  That leaves me three months of rent that I have to cover.  I can also stick it out until after my June trial, hopefully without picking up any additional cases in the meantime.

So there it is in writing.  Now I need to use whatever free time I have until D-Day to figure out what to do afterward.

4 thoughts on “Setting Timelines

  1. I don’t know If I said it already but …Great site…keep up the good work. 🙂 I read a lot of blogs on a daily basis and for the most part, people lack substance but, I just wanted to make a quick comment to say I’m glad I found your blog. Thanks, 🙂

    A definite great read..Jim Bean

  2. I don’t know If I said it already but …I’m so glad I found this site…Keep up the good work I read a lot of blogs on a daily basis and for the most part, people lack substance but, I just wanted to make a quick comment to say GREAT blog. Thanks, 🙂

    A definite great read….

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