As of this morning, I have 15 working days left until I leave my current job. (At which point I am going to do my big walk). Ever since I made my decision to go, at the end of October, I’ve been increasingly aware of just how much I love my job.
I’m not having regrets about leaving. It’s my decision. I just want to make the point that a notice period can be an immensely enjoyable experience. Lots of my projects and have gone really well. Really well. And I have come to realise that I am so lucky to work with such a lot of great people. I’ve worked in a number of companies and industries, and I can honestly say that there is a really special spirit about this one.
Having a finite period of time has sharpened my appreciation, and my focus. Also a time limit makes for much less procrastination. Either I bite the bullet and get on and do/say the thing I’m thinking of, or I delete the task.
I’ll leave with a huge amount of affection for this company. The first 6 months were frustrating for various reasons. But the second 6 months have been increasingly fulfilling and I take a lot of joy from the experience. People who can bring out the best in each other – that doesn’t happen every day in business.
From today I have a 3 week handover with a lovely new L&D Manager who is joining us to take over from me. So I need to learn to let go and hand over!
With fifteen days left, I want enjoy every day as much as possible. So if I whinge about my commute or feeling tired, slap me.