Daily Podcast: Quitting Time
God knows I've been fired from enough jobs to know the relief and exaltation that accompanies summary dismissal. Of course, my current status as a middle-aged, twice-married father of four has put a bit of edge into that concept. But I can certainly recommend getting fired to any young man and woman who isn't staring at the business end of $1.2m worth of private school tuition. As for quitting, well, that's even better. Cocaine has nothing on the high you get from knowing you never have to set foot in that m-effing workplace again as long as you live. That said, I know there must be readers who love their jobs; sensitive souls who would be devastated if they got the old heave-ho or "had" to leave. Get over it. It's one of those Shiva deals: creation depends on destruction. If you get too comfortable in a job you're not creating personal growth, Dude. I offer these words of wisdom to Mr. LaSorda, who should unfurl that 24K parachute and jump. From what I know about The Big 2.8, from what I can see heading their way, now's a great time to tell Nardelli to take his North American Sales, International Sales, Global Marketing, Product Strategy and Service and Parts and shove it. The only Chrysler you need Tommy boy is a vintage machine sitting in your humidity-controlled garage.