In the Summer of 2004, I set out to carve a new path. I knew that I didn't enjoy market research (or social science research within a market research firm). I missed academic social science research, but I wasn't keen on returning to a purely academic environment. I took a leap of faith and quit my job with no plan. With two young kids, I would test out being a "full-time dad" for awhile, as I explored what options I had. I suspect I knew inside that I needed the urgency of not having a job to help me decide what was next.
I am grateful that...Read More