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How Getting Laid Off Launched My Career

My journey took me from having $7 in my pocket to making 6 figures.

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Before I get started with my story, I want to talk about yours. Many of you reading this may have recently been laid off, or you’re concerned it may happen soon. It's a scary experience, for sure, but when I was laid off, it ended up having an incredibly positive impact on my career. My intention here is to provide you with a combination of inspiration and tactic-level advice on how you can come out better on the other side.

Terry Rice

That said, if you’re currently going through it, I encourage you to acknowledge and experience every stage of this transition. These are real feelings that need to be processed; we all have our own system and timeline for dealing with these emotions. My approach and mindset might not be applicable to your specific situation, but I hope you can learn something from my own lessons, and feel free to leave the rest behind. 

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