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Rebound: A Proven Plan for Starting Over After Job Loss by Martha I. Finney

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Chapter 2 New Career Realities and New Career Rules

When he was writing Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll may have been writing for his time. But, in fact, he was writing for the ages. If there were ever a time when falling down the rabbit hole might actually feel normal, it’s now. We’re stuck in a universal fun house of distorting mirrors, advice from all corners that perhaps we would be better off not taking, narcissists telling us that black is white just because it is they who say so, political and business leaders pronouncing the world to be as they wish it were—not as it really is.

On the personal side, one day you’re told not to worry about your job. The next day you’re tossed out of it. Here. Drink me. And you’ll grow to be oh so out ...

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