Readers, what do you think are the best ways to stay engaged in your career? Do the answers change if you’re in a lockstep system like BigLaw? What do you think are the benefits to staying engaged?
Are you reassessing your career and lifestyle in major ways right now? Is it in response to the pandemic, politics, climate change, a newfound understanding of yourself, or more?
Have you ever disengaged from work instead of quitting? Where are the boundaries between disengaging, leaning out, and having healthy work/life balance — and is there business etiquette associated with them?
When should you quit your career? How do you know when you’ve chosen the wrong one? How long should you give yourself before you quit — and how many jobs should you try in that career?
Have you heard of “strategic volunteering” — and are you doing it?