SEARCHING FOR MY SWEET SPOT
November 2018, I text my boss, “I quit.”
35 years old. Female immigrant with a six-figure salary in tech. Leadership position at a top consulting firm. Great boss. And on my way to an executive position.
But I was unhappy. I felt empty, like a robot.
My parents groomed me for Straight A’s, prestigious schools, dedication to work, and corporate ladder climbing. I worked weekends; I worked till midnight. I traveled continuously for 15 years.
And truth be told, I didn’t understand the concept of enjoying my work or even my life.
But I started wanting more…